A Conversation with Brent Colburn and Kristin Appelget
Thu, Sep 27, 2018, 4:30 pm LOCATION: Friend Center Bowl 004 Lower Level As Princeton¿s vice president for communications and public affairs, Brent oversees the presentation of the objectives and activities of the University to all of its publics and serve as a spokesperson for the University. He has responsibility for the offices of communications, public (primarily state) affairs, government affairs (located in Washington, D.C.), and community and regional affairs.As Director of Community and Regional Affairs, Kristin is responsible for managing the Office of Community and Regional Affairs which serves as the primary liaison between the University and the communities in which it resides on a wide variety of local and regional issues. The office is responsible for coordinating numerous special events such as Communiversity, Community and Staff Day, parades, workshops and other special events enjoyed by tens of thousands of campus and community members each year. The office also partners with other campus and community organizations to facilitate service opportunities and initiatives for students, faculty and staff.