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Message from the Schaefer Center for Public Policy

Dr. Ann P. Cotten (Portrait)The University of Baltimore is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. In fact, UB is one of the most diverse campuses in the University System of Maryland. The Schaefer Center for Public Policy, the applied research division of The University of Baltimore College of Public Affairs, is proud to partner with the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights to deliver the Maryland Equity and Inclusion Leadership Program. Through this program participants not only learn about the issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion, they gain the tools they need to bring about change in their personal and professional lives.

Dr. Ann Cotten, Director, Schaefer Center for Public Policy

The Schaefer Center is a non-partisan organization that leverages the expertise of the university community in its work to:

  • Inform decision makers through applied research and program evaluation;
  • Develop public servants through its professional development program;
  • Promote public discourse through policy analysis and conferences; and
  • Grow future leaders through applied learning activities for students.