The vice president for communications is responsible for advancing the university's mission by raising awareness of that mission internally and externally, giving particular attention to the institution's Christian identity. Representing Liberty University as its spokesperson, and engaging with numerous print and broadcast outlets in the United States and around the world, the vice president for communications is an ambassador for the organization tasked with building brand awareness among relevant constituencies. He also oversees the Office of Spiritual Programs and the Center for Global Engagement. Convocation, the global studies degree program, and all humanitarian and missionary projects (both nationally and internationally) fall under his direction, as well as media and public relations. The vice president for communications also serves as an assistant to the university’s president, and is periodically assigned other duties.