Public Affairs and Strategic Initiatives

Public Affairs and Strategic Initiatives

The Office is led by Laura Ginns, Vice President of Public Affairs and Strategic Initiatives.

The Marketing & Communications Department increases awareness, understanding and support of the College’s vision, mission and accomplishments among its many constituencies. A major focus of this department is the formulation and implementation of strategic communications initiatives, plans and events that support a desired image and sets of perceptions of John Jay College. The Department employs strategies to cultivate increased recognition and support among public and opinion leaders for John Jay’s role as a catalyst in matters pertaining to justice.

The Department of External Affairs sets strategic direction, provides leadership, directs the planning and oversees the implementation of the College's government affairs and community relations activities, programs, and special projects to support the institution's mission, academic excellence and student success.    

The Office of Compliance and Diversity:

  • Furthers the College’s commitment to promote inclusiveness and diversity in the College community
  • Ensures that employment practices are proper and non-discriminatory
  • Promotes educational and training efforts that engender respect for all members of our community.