Both the School of Public Policy and Leadership as well as the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs (GCUA) are dedicated to the personal and academic development of its students, the advancement of the theoretical and applied body of knowledge of its disciplines, and the improvement of public policy and professional practices.

We advocate experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meet global and societal needs.

Undergraduate study in the college emphasizes improvement of the quality of urban life through preparing students for professional practice in each of its disciplines.