Following a competitive national search, Clark University has announced the appointment of Joseph M. Corazzini as vice president for government and community affairs, effective November 1, 2021.
Since 2012, Mr. Corazzini has served as assistant superintendent of equity, diversity, and community development and director of community resource development for the Framingham Public Schools. Previously, he was associate director of community organizing for the United Way of Central Massachusetts’ Main South Promise Neighborhood program, associate director of the Worcester Education Collaborative, and a program director with Dynamy, an internship-based gap year program based in Worcester.
As a member of Clark’s senior leadership team, Mr. Corazzini will oversee all government and community relations at the university, as well as outward engagement at the local, state, and federal levels. He will be responsible for sustaining the university’s active partnerships in Worcester and the Main South neighborhood and will work to improve the quality of life for all who live and work in the region.
Mr. Corazzini earned both his bachelor’s in history and master’s in nonprofit management from Worcester State University.
IM Partner Jack Gorman led this search with Grace Zakim and Molly Gallagher.