Public Administration symposium Feb. 8th at Evergreen

January 20, 2006

The Evergreen State College Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Extended Education programs along with the Evergreen chapter of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), will sponsor a symposium, “New Challenges In Public Administration: Theory in Practice” on Wed., Feb. 8th from noon to 4 p.m. at The Evergreen State College campus in the Seminar II Building, Room E-1105.

Distinguished scholars in public administration from across the United States and the world will be in Olympia at the symposium sharing their thoughts about the crucial challenges facing public administration and public administrators today. Scheduled panelists include author and Univ. of Nebraska faculty Richard Box, professor Angela Eikenberry from the School of Public and International Affairs at Virginia Tech, Ruta Fanning, the legislative auditor for the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee, Sandra Kensen, an assistant professor of law at Tilburg University in The Netherlands and Hugh Miller, member of the faculty at Florida Atlantic University School of Public Administration.

The symposium is free and open to the public.

The MPA and Extended Education programs are also offering a two-credit graduate course in conjunction with the symposium and Public Administration Theory Network conference, which is also being held the week of the symposium. For more information about the symposium or the two-credit course go to or call (360) 867-6554.