Molly Connor currently services as director of federal relations for Indiana University. After graduating from the Robert H. McKinney School of Law at IUPUI, she served as an associate attorney at Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, focusing her practice in public policy and government relations. Also an alumna of IU Bloomington, she earned her degree there in public management and leadership from the Paul H. O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs. From 2019-2021, Connor served as the appointed student member of the IU Board of Trustees where she chaired the student affairs committee and sat on IU’s presidential search committee. In September 2019, Connor received the IU Bicentennial Medal in recognition of her service as a student trustee.
During her undergraduate career, Connor served as the student body vice president of the IU Student Association, now Undergraduate Student Government, and was co-chief of state and legislative affairs. At IUPUI, she was the president of the Graduate and Professional Student Government for a year before stepping down to serve on the IU Board of Trustees. Connor also served as an ex officio member of the Chancellor’s Student Advisory Board. Additionally, she was named to the Order of the Barristers and was awarded the Dr. Charles R. Bantz Award for Excellence as part of IUPUI’s Elite 50 celebration of graduate and professional students.
In addition to her service on the Board of Advisors, Connor sits on the Public Policy Committee of the Marion County Commission on Youth (MCCOY) and the steering committee for the IU Women’s Colloquium.