Faculty Member David Ammons Joins ASPA Center for Accountability and Performance

August 17, 2015

Faculty member David Ammons has been appointed to the board of directors of the Center for Accountability and Performance at the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). The Center was established in 1996 to address the need for performance-based, results-driven management at all levels of government.

What to Do About Water? Ask an Undergrad

August 14, 2015

For the third year, the UNC Master of Public Administration (MPA) program presented a difficult public issue to teams of UNC undergraduates competing in the annual Public Administration Leadership Challenge (PAL).

School of Government Receives $100,000 from Prudential Financial

August 14, 2015

Chapel Hill, NC – The School of Government at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a gift of $100,000 from Prudential Financial, Inc. for continued funding of initiatives that support the School’s work assisting North Carolina local elected officials as they lead and govern their communities.

Public Service: A Job or Career?

August 11, 2015

For Dustin Tripp, City of Raleigh employee, Knightdale Town Council Member, and MPA@UNC student, it's both.

The Race is On for Local Government Leadership

August 3, 2015

Anticipated NC local government retirements: 50% of senior managers over the next few years
Emerging leaders trained via the LGFCU Fellows program: 147 and counting