CEPL instructors discuss class projects.
Instructors Frank Staroba, left, and Bill Sharp, discuss class presentations.

The faculty of the Center for Excellence in Public Leadership are true "scholar-practitioners" who combine academic achievement with real-world, practical experience. Whether they come from within the University or from leadership positions in the private, public or nonprofit sectors,their knowledge and experience and their commitment to shaping public leaders is unparalleled.

Senior Fellows

CEPL Senior Fellows are chosen not only for their academic credentials and subject matter expertise, but also for having distinguished themselves in managerial roles in the public and/or private sector.  They bring to the Center and its programs broad exposure to real-world leadership problems and effective solutions

Program Faculty

Faculty in the programs of the Center for Excellence in Public Leadership are experts in their respective fields, and bring a wealth of practical experience as well as theoretical knowledge into the classroom for our participants.  They have also proven their ability to effectively share their expertise and experience to facilitate others’ professional growth.