Julie Murray assumed the role of Chief of Staff in the Office of the Chancellor on April 30, 2018. She had been executive director of external affairs and advancement in the KU School of Business. Before joining KU, she spent more than a decade as a litigation attorney, representing corporations and companies throughout Missouri and Kansas. She received her bachelor's degree and juris doctorate degrees from the University of Kansas.
In addition to serving as Chief of Staff, in fall 2019 Julie was named Interim Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs and will continue in that role through the beginning of 2020.