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Ranked in the top 10 master of public affairs programs in the nation
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#1 in the nation for city management and urban policy

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#5 in the nation for public management

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Three faculty have won W.T. Kemper Fellowships for Teaching Excellence
Rosemary O’Leary is KU’s Edwin O. Stene Distinguished Professor of Public Administration
Four MPA graduates have been elected president of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA)
Founder of the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory (JPART)
Four faculty are National Academy of Public Administration Fellows
Bob Kipp, vice president of Hallmark Cards, was a 2012 recipient of the CLAS Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award
Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. secretary of health and human services, was a 2009 recipient of the CLAS Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award
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Great interview with our MPA grad, Matt Wojnowski! Also enjoyed the link within this interview to an article that Matt wrote for Public Management magazine, where he likens city management to real-life "SimCity" - Keywords: #localgov
My Story with Matt Wojnowski, City of Killeen, Texas - Emerging Local Government Leaders Network
ELGL’s mission is to connect, communicate, and educate. In this ongoing series, ELGL members tell the story of why they chose a local government career. Matt Wojnowski (Twitter) has approximately 15 years of local government management experience and currently serves as the Assistant Director of Par…

#rockchalk , Matt! MT @ELGL50 "Always plan ahead and never presume" advises @mwojotx of @CityofKilleen #localgov