The Governmental College Relations Council (GCRC) was founded in Chicago in 1968. It is a professional association that supports working relationships between representatives from accredited post-secondary colleges/universities and federal, state, county, and local governments. An Executive Board and Steering Committee govern the organization and reflect the diversity of the membership. They are made up of both elected and appointed officials from GCRC’s general membership. The work of the Council is performed by elected officers and committees. The structure of the Council, within which business is conducted, is directed by the constitution.
The mission and purpose of the Government College Relations Council is to foster career related communication and cooperation between college and government communities through the dissemination of new and relevant information and the formation of mutually beneficial relationships.
- Assist college students and graduates find career-related jobs with government employers.
- Help government employers find educated and skilled employees to meet their hiring needs.
- Provide professional development and networking opportunities to promote communication among GCRC members.