Vice Chancellor Caboni came to KU from Peabody where he served as associate dean for external relations and professional education. He is a professor of the practice of public policy and higher education. In his role as vice chancellor for public affairs, he oversees communications, outreach and government relations for the university. He is responsible for carrying out a strategic communications agenda that elevates the university's reputation and status at the international, national, state and local levels. Additionally, he is responsible for the primary internal and external communications and the integration of messages across all KU campuses, affiliates and partners.