Monthly Archives: September 2016


September 2016 Monthly Roundup

Looking to expand your knowledge related to accreditation, higher education, program management, or performance management? Every month, we share a short list of articles or resources from around the web that may be interesting and valuable to NASPAA-accredited programs. Student…

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Meet David Campbell, new COPRA member!

David Campbell is Associate Professor in the Department of Public Administration, College of Community Affairs, Binghamton University.  At the end of the last semester, he completed five-years as Department Chair.  His area of expertise is nonprofit management and leadership.  His…

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Meet Craig Thomas, New COPRA Member!

Craig Thomas is Professor and Associate Dean at the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Washington in Seattle. He has also chaired the school’s curriculum committee and continues to be deeply involved in the evolution of…

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Meet Tom Longoria, New COPRA Member!

Thomas Longoria is professor of Political Science at Texas State University and the Director of the Center for Policy, Research, and Training at Texas State University. Longoria teaches courses on nonprofit management, public policy, minority and urban politics, and public…

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Meet Jeff Osgood, new COPRA member!

  Jeffery L. Osgood, Jr. PhD MPA Vice Provost Dean (interim), College of Business and Public Management West Chester University     Jeff serves as the principal deputy to the Provost and represents her to the university community. As Vice…

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Meet COPRA Chair, Laura Bloomberg!

The 2016-17 Commission is fortunate to be led by returning COPRA member, Laura Bloomberg! Laura Bloomberg has served as the Humphrey School’s Associate Dean since January, 2013.  As the School’s principal academic officer she has led efforts to launch a…

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Welcome, 2016-17 COPRA!

With the submission of Self-Study Reports last month, and the official term start of our Commissioners, it is time to kick off the 2016-17 Cohort! First, let me introduce you to our Commission: Robert Bifulco Laura Bloomberg David Campbell Rose…

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2016-17 Roster of Accredited Programs Released!

The Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation (COPRA) is pleased to release the 2016-17 Roster of Accredited Programs! The Roster, published annually, includes the 2015-16 cohort with 24 reaccredited programs and 1 program achieving accreditation for the first time. Please join COPRA in…

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