Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy

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The Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy is a school at the University of Virginia that began operations in 2007. [1] The school is the first new school to be established at UVA since the Darden Graduate School of Business Administation was created in 1955. [2]


Background

The school was eatablished due to a grant from the late Frank S. Batten, the former CEO of Landmark Communications. [2]

The school's motto is, "Policy is everywhere. Lead from anywhere."[3]

Community involvement

One course taught by Christine Mahoney in the school helps research grant opportunities for non-profits in Charlottesville and Albemarle County. [4]

Projects include:


References

  1. Web. About Batten, Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, retrieved February 23, 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Web. History and Mission, Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, retrieved February 23, 2012.
  3. Web. Cantor talks immigration, health care at UVa stop, Graham Moomaw, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, 6 April 2012, retrieved 7 April 2012.
  4. Web. Win-Win: Local Nonprofits, Students Both Gain From Grant-Writing Course, Brevy Cannon, UVAToday, University of Virginia, February 17, 2012, retrieved February 23, 2012.

External Links

Official site