University of Kansas School of Public Affairs and Administration

The mission of the School of Public Affairs and Administration of the University of Kansas is to educate exceptional public professionals and generate thought leadership that provides solutions to the most pressing global and community challenges by advancing the public good, democratic values, and ethical public management practices. Toward those goals, the faculty and staff are dedicated to:

  • superb graduate, undergraduate and professional programs;

  • cutting-edge research;

  • leadership in both the academic and practicing communities of public administration;

  • collaboration with intellectual partners within and outside of the university;

  • international outreach and programs; and

  • value-added consultation, professional development and continuing education.