PA News

Remembering L. Vaughn Blankenship, 1934-2017

Dear CUPPA Family, I write with the sad news of the passing of L. Vaughn Blankenship, professor emeritus of Public Administration.  Although he retired from UIC in 2004, his legacy lives on at…

Dean Pagano Selected for UI President's Exec Leadership Program

CUPPA Dean Michael A. Pagano has been made a University of Illinois System President’s Executive Leadership Program (PELP) 2017-18 Fellow. The selection process this year was very competitive with more than 60 nominations received from the three universities…

PA Prof Hendrick on Illegal Water Finances

The Chicago Tribune quotes Rebecca Hendrick, UIC professor of public administration, in an article about the City of Harvey’s illegal activity involving its water fund finances.  http://trib.in/2uhg1YG (subscription may be required)

Capstone Project Submission Deadline - July 14th

What critical challenge does your department/unit need to address in the coming year? The July 14 submission deadline for submitting a Capstone Course project proposal for the fall 2017 semester is approaching.  As a Capstone client, you will…

2017-2018 PASA Elections

Hello PA Students! We will soon be electing new Executive Board members for the Public Administration Students Association (PASA) for the 2017-2018 academic year.  We are looking forward to getting some motivated and…

The PA Dept Welcomes 2 New Faculty Members

The Department of Public Administration is happy to announce the hiring of two new faculty members that will be joining us this fall. Jiaqi Liang received her Ph.D. in Public Administration from American…

Professor Merriman Interviewed on Morning Shift

During an interview with Chicago Public Radio’s “Morning Shift,” David Merriman, UIC professor of public administration and economics and IGPA professor, discussed the lack of an Illinois state budget and new IGPA reports…

Professor Merriman Highlighted in The Daily Herald

The Daily Herald highlights David Merriman, UIC professor of public administration and economics and IGPA professor, for his role in an upcoming Tax Increment Financing Forum hosted by Cook County Clerk David Orr.…