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Public Service Education

Commentary: Shelley H. Metzenbaum

It was just over a year ago that our Board Chairman, Paul A. Volcker, launched the Volcker Alliance to address the crucial challenge of improving the execution of public policies ...

Commentary: Shelley H. Metzenbaum

Given the polarization of our nation’s politics, it is sadly rare to find a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers uniting around anything more consequential than renaming a post office. ...
Public Service Education

Commentary: Shelley H. Metzenbaum

Katherine Archuleta, director of the Office of Personnel Management, recently told an audience at the Excellence in Government Conference that “We are drilling down in ...

Next Generation Service Partnership

The Next Generation Service Partnership (NextGen Service) is a national initiative led by the Arizona State University Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions and the Volcker Alliance that seeks to inspire undergraduate students to drive needed change and impact throughout their careers.

Press Coverage

Gotham Gazette
Monday, August 31, 2020
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Indiana University Bloomington
Tuesday, August 18, 2020

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Preparing Tomorrow’s Public Service

Preparing Tomorrow’s Public Service is an initiative of the Volcker Alliance focused on spurring educational innovation to meet the challenges of complex governance in the future. This project furthers one of the primary objectives of the Alliance: supporting the development of new educational approaches to achieve public service excellence. Preparing Tomorrow’s Public Service is a research-based project intended to contribute to the vital work of governance by:

GEAR Center Challenge Pilot

In September 2019, the Volcker Alliance, Centers for Civic Impact at Johns Hopkins University (Civic Impact), and the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) won the Government Effectiveness Advanced Research (GEAR) Center Challenge grand prize.

Understanding Tenure and Promotion at Schools of Public Affairs

As part of its interest in promoting collaboration between research and practice, the Volcker Alliance partnered with leading schools of public policy and administration to understand how the community balances consideration of faculty research, teaching, and service.

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