Office of External Affairs
External Affairs advances Northeastern’s strategic interests by telling the university’s story and shining a light on what sets it apart. The division reports on news and discoveries, brings the brand to life, shapes higher ed policy, advocates for research, and builds community connections.
Senior vice president for External Affairs
Michael Armini oversees the departments of city and community engagement, communications, federal and state government relations, and marketing. He leads the work of these offices to promote Northeastern’s strategic interests to key audiences around the world.