We strive to continue Senator Baker’s legacy as a national and international leader who was known for his integrity, civility, and bipartisanship. The program seeks to provide a forum for exploring democracy and promoting leadership in public service.
Mission:To foster resilient and vibrant communities by providing current and future leaders with cutting-edge research and tools for effective governance.
Vision:Engaged and flourishing communities and visionary servant-leaders.
Through research, teaching, mentorship, and engagement, the program works to foster thoughtful leaders empowered to address the challenges facing their communities. These efforts are led by our staff and faculty fellows.
Initiatives within the Leadership & Governance Program include:
Research and Engagement
Teaching and Mentorship
The Leadership & Governance Program also supports the following programs through targeted partnerships: