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Department of Government Relations

Role of Government Relations

The Department of Government Relations is responsible for managing Seton Hall's relationship with federal, state, and local government. The department works closely with Seton Hall administrators and faculty to ensure the University is completely prepared for issues and opportunities as they arise. Its primary responsibilities are to (1) secure federal and state appropriations and identify and assist with grant and partnership opportunities (2) develop and enhance relationships with elected and appointed officials, their agencies and the local community and (3) monitor and respond to legislation and community concerns that impact the University.

Meet the Team

Vice President for University Relations
Matthew Borowick
(973) 378-9847
[email protected]

Secretary for Government Relations
Annette Manso
(973) 378-9816
[email protected]

Seton Hall in the Community 

Seton Hall's $1.6 Billion Impact 

Seton Hall University provides a significant impact on New Jersey's economy, totaling over $1.6 billion annually, according to an independent analysis that looked at the societal and economic impact of the University through an assessment of its annual operations, capital investments, ancillary spending, and the additional earnings or "wage premium" of its 100,000+ alumni.

Contact Us

Department of Government Relations
519 South Orange Ave.
South Orange, NJ 07079
(973) 378-9816