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2016-17 Annual Accreditation Data Report Released!

COPRA is pleased to release its Annual Accreditation Data Report! The 2016-17 Report provides increased insight into the public affairs field, and the faculty, students, and alumni of our accredited programs. Thank you to each NASPAA-accredited program for providing the data featured in…

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NASPAA Accredits 8 New Degrees Globally

The Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) announced the accreditation of 8 programs from China, New Zealand, South Korea, the United States, and Venezuela on Tuesday. Newly accredited programs include: Renmin University of China, Master 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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Self-Study Reports due Monday!

Remember, self-study reports for the 2016-17 cohort are due in one week! For programs completing reports late, there is a $320 fee. To be reviewed this cycle, all reports must be submitted and locked in the NASPAA Data Center by September…

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2016-17 Cohort Deadlines

Welcome to the accreditation cycle, 2016-17 Cohort! COPRA is excited to begin its work with you over the course of the next year. As you work to complete your self-study reports by August 15, here is a look at what…

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Self-Study Reports due August 15!

Remember, self-study reports for the 2016-17 cohort are due Monday, August 15! For programs completing reports late, there is a $310 fee. To be reviewed this cycle, all reports must be submitted and locked in the NASPAA Data Center by September 1, 2016….

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Self-Study Report Resources

Is your program looking at a 2016 or 2017 Self-Study Report submission? If so, be sure to take advantage of the resources available on the Accreditation Website: Official Standards and Policies: Find the Self-Study Instructions and COPRA Policy Statements which together…

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