You make the difference

The Department of Public Administration has one of the highest rates of alumni participation in giving of any academic program in the university. The reasons are apparent: alumni and friends want to share in the growing national reputations of our undergraduate and graduate degrees. Alumni of the MPA and PhD programs have a long history of generous departmental and scholarship support.

Our new undergraduate programs in Nonprofit Leadership and Urban Policy and Planning will also show great loyalty. You are partners with the faculty and professional staff in building academic programs that attract the nation’s best and brightest students who will make the future a better place.




George R. Schrader Professorship of Practice in Local Government Management

We are excited to announce the creation of an endowed fund for a professorship to honor George R. Schrader, the 10th city manager of Dallas (from 1972 to 1981), a pioneer for modern city management and a staunch champion for the council‐manager form of government. Learn more about the George R. Schrader Professor of Practice in Local Government Management.

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Public Administration

Founded in 1992, the Department of Public Administration is located in the College of Health and Public Service.

Today the department's ten faculty and five professional staff serve more than 350 majors in these three programs. Student-centered education is a hallmark of this dedicated faculty who take personal interest in every student's progress from the first day they enter and beyond graduation to their professional career.
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