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 Office of Legal Affairs at Albany State University works with integrity, reason, and knowledge of the law to provide, manage, and administer 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, policies of the Board of Regents, and institutional statutes and policies related to the operation of the institution.

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 do not contact these offices regarding University business without consulting with the Office of Legal Affairs at Albany State University first.

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



Admin Staff Office Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Summer hours may vary
Office Location
Billy C. Black Building, Rm.383
504 College Drive
Albany, GA 31705
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.