The Office of Legal Affairs

Daniels PhotoWelcome to the Office of Legal Affairs website. Reporting directly to the Office of the President, the Office of Legal Affairs supports Albany State University’s mission by providing timely, accurate, and concise legal advice on a broad range of issues having legal significance to the institution.

The mission of the Office of Legal Affairs is to work with integrity, reason, and knowledge of the law to provide, manage, and coordinate legal services for the University. In serving the University’s interests, The Office of Legal Affairs, endeavors to increase the awareness of and compliance with federal and state laws, regulatory standards, Board of Regent’s policies, and institutional level policies that guide the operation of Albany State University.

The Office of Legal Affairs serves as the liaison between the institution and the Board of Regents legal staff, as well as the Georgia Attorney General’s office. Please contact the Office of Legal Affairs prior to contacting these offices regarding University business.

The Office of Legal Affairs cannot advise students or employees on any personal legal matter or any matters that would conflict with the Office’s obligation to Albany State University or the University System of Georgia’s Board of Regents.

Please take a few moments to take advantage of the available resources within this website. If you should have any legal questions involving University business, please contact the Office of Legal Affairs at (229) 430-0577.

Rowena Daniels, LCSW, MBA, Esq.
Chief Legal Affairs Officer

The typical office hours for the administrative staff are listed in this table
Admin Staff Office Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Summer hours may vary
The primary campus location is listed in this table
Office Location
Billy C. Black Building, Rm.383
504 College Drive
Albany, GA 31705
The contact information for the Office of Legal Affairs is listed in this table.
Contact Information
Telephone: (229) 430-0577
Fax: (229) 430-3836
Email address:


Albany State University’s Office of Legal Affairs has provided these web pages for general information only. Users should always consult with appropriately licensed counsel if legal issues are involved. The materials presented are for informational purposes only and for internal use by Albany State University. Links to Internet resources outside of the domain are provided solely for the convenience of those viewing this website. Provision of these links is in no way an endorsement of the linked sites by ASU, nor is ASU in any way responsible for the content and/or operation of these sites. Unless otherwise indicated, information on this site does not change or affect any policy, regulation or rule of ASU or the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.