Philadelphia Government Relations Officers

The Greater Philadelphia region’s 101 colleges and universities comprise an exceptional academic community serving 379,000 full- and part-time students. Our institutions graduate roughly 80,000 students each year and employ a workforce of more than 90,000 faculty and staff. The higher education institutions of the City of Philadelphia, a substantial segment of the local nonprofit sector, express their commitment to community participation as part of their core missions.

PGRO is the collaborative workgroup of government relations, communications, and public affairs professionals representing the higher education institutions and other nonprofit organizations that serve the communities of the City of Philadelphia.