Organization Chart

University Relations and Public Affairs

Lynne P. Brown , Senior Vice President

University Relations and Public Affairs is responsible for ensuring that NYU’s message, agenda, and image are effectively and creatively projected to both external and internal audiences. 

The division charts a course for and provides assistance to the academic and operating units of the University in dealing with the media; publications needs, both online and print; interaction with government at all levels; planning major events; and outreach to the community, including student volunteer efforts.

Key People

In University Relations and Public Affairs

John Beckman

Senior Vice President for Public Affairs and Strategic Communications


Deborah Broderick

Vice President for Marketing Communications


Wilnelia Gutierrez

Chief of Staff