Adverse Weather Alert: March 21, 2018

Due to anticipated inclement weather, the course Fund Accounting Principles & Practices has been delayed until 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 21. Please check our website for any other changes in course schedules.


A Celebration of Innovation and Generosity

October 14, 2015

UNC-Chapel Hill is recognizing “bold, innovative, and inspirational” stories about the University's research and teaching and the support that helps make that work possible.

Faculty Spotlight: Jessica Smith

September 29, 2015

Jessie Smith talked recently about her choice of career, her work at the School of Government and with the NC Commission on the Administration of Law and Justice, and observations about the officials she works with.

UNC Alumni Event Highlights the Importance of Public Service

September 28, 2015

Family members of several notable African Americans depicted in the SERVICE mural shared personal stories of their loved ones’ accomplishments through memorabilia and an oral history at the School of Government on Friday, September 25.

Leadership Education Is Critical For Surry County Official

August 28, 2015

Larry Phillips might be a relative newcomer to the Surry County Board of Commissioners. However, his roots run deep in the community.

A proud, 37-year resident of his county, Phillips was appointed to the Board in 2012 with only a few months before the end of the term. Joining experienced members, he knew the learning gap would be wide. He credits the School of Government with helping him catch up.

School of Government Launches a Redesigned Online Experience

August 17, 2015

We know that many of you come to the School of Government's website for content you need at your fingertips or when searching for helpful information. We're pleased to introduce to you our new, mobile-friendly web experience with a clean look and expanded search capabilities.

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