Office of External Affairs

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In order to maximize the resources dedicated to the University's mission, OEA leverages support from external organizations by demonstrating the value of UNO as a community and state asset.


The Office of External Affairs (OEA) represents UNO to external stakeholders and audiences by serving as a liaison and information source for federal, state, and local government officials and agencies as well as community organizations and private industry.

Office of External Affairs

Kincaid photoRachel Kincaid, Vice President

Phone: (504) 280-7049
A member of the UNO team for 17 years, Rachel Kincaid serves as chief advisor to the President on legislative issues and the University's liaison to policy makers and others in Louisiana state government.

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Crystal Ellerbe, Director

Phone: (504) 280-7058
A former Capitol Hill staffer and private sector lobbyist, Crystal Ellerbe brings expertise in federal appropriations and pursuit of competitive funding from federal agencies.

Mallory Moore, Assistant Director

Phone: (504) 280-7060
Proud UNO alumna Mallory Moore brings experience from Capitol Hill and Louisiana state government to her role in supporting the Office of External Affairs and serving as liaison to local government.



Contact Us

Office of External Affairs
The University of New Orleans
2000 Lakeshore Drive
Administration Annex, Room 1004-A
New Orleans, LA 70148
Phone: (504) 280-7060