Bio: Alicia D. Hurley serves as Vice President of Government Affairs and Community Engagement at New York University, responsible for university-wide interaction with federal, state, and city government as well as community relations. Holding that position since 2005, Alicia guides the government and community agendas for matters related to government funding and regulations, land-use and zoning, and education policy.
Alicia most recently served as a principle strategist and the primary liaison to government officials and agencies and the community during the successful approval of “NYU 2031,” the University's first ever long-term strategic plan for growth. She oversees NYU’s extensive community outreach efforts including partnerships with scores of non-profit organizations across New York City and the nation's largest student volunteer tutoring program. Alicia received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado, holds both a Master’s and Ph.D. from NYU, and has authored numerous reports and analyses related to higher education policy.