Batten Advisory Board member Nicole Hurd was recently named a "Champion of Change" at White House ceremony. Dr. Hurd is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the College Advising Corps (CAC), which seeks to increase the number of low-income and underrepresented high school students who enter and complete college.
Sally Hudson’s childhood steered her toward a career in public service. She grew up with parents who were committed to serving their communities, her mother by teaching English to arriving refugees and her father as a socially active minister.
This fall, the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy welcomes five new professors to its faculty. Their combined education, experience and expertise will contribute to the school's course offerings and research output.
The University of Virginia Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and NASPAA announced a five-year affiliation agreement to partner in the Student Simulation Competition. This collaboration will allow the Batten School and NASPAA to develop and operate a world-class quality competition.
The University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education and the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy offers a dual MPP/Ph.D degree program that provides students with strong research skills and an applied policy focus. We sat down with two second year students currently enrolled in the program to learn more about their experiences.