Adverse Weather Alert for Sept. 17-21

Campus has returned to normal operations as of 8 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 18. For more information about the University’s policies on adverse weather or to find any updates, visit

The Leading for Results course for Cohort 1 of LGFCU Fellows has been canceled, with all participants invited to participate in Cohort 2 or a session in 2019.

The Effective Supervisory Management Program course to be held Sept. 17-21 has been canceled.

The Development Finance Toolbox course to be held Sept. 18-19 has been canceled.

The first week of Municipal and County Administration to be held Sept. 18-21 has been postponed.

Please check our website for any other changes in course schedules.

ICMA's Top 10 Articles Feature Work of Leisha DeHart-Davis

The editors of ICMA's Public Management magazine have posted a list of favorite articles in 2015, and faculty member Leisha DeHart-Davis' article, "Improving Grievance Policies: New Research Suggests it May be Time to Revamp," is among them. Dehart-Davis studied grievance policies in North Carolina local governments through surveys and interviews to understand policy designs, outcomes, and effectiveness. The article includes key findings (i.e. grievances are expensive) and ideas for more efffective policies. DeHart-Davis' research was funded by the Local Government Research Collaborative


Published January 4, 2016