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Samuel Masinter is the associate vice chancellor for issues management in University Relations. His role is to anticipate emerging issues and enable a timely, consistent, and structured response to university incidents and crises. He leads the Issues Response Team (IRT), a cross-functional group of administrators from across campus charged with monitoring and reporting on potential and active issues within their units. The IRT also regularly convenes for long-term horizon scanning and discussion of emerging trends within the cultural and higher education landscape. 

Previously, Samuel served as interim vice president for public affairs at Smith College, and before that as associate vice president for College Relations. He began his career in public affairs at his alma mater, Amherst College.