What We Do

The Office of the Vice President and Secretary of the University serves Emory University by:

  • Promoting effective governance among the Board of Trustees, the University Senate, the Emory Alumni Board, the Student Government Association, and other constituencies of the university;

  • Supporting intellectual engagement, community, and leadership throughout the university by facilitating communication and collaboration;

  • Enhancing the traditions and practices of honorary degrees;

  • Preserving institutional memory by maintaining the official record of the Board of Trustees and preparing for the future through strategic planning;

  • Upholding Emory's mission to create, preserve, teach, and apply knowledge in the service of humanity.