Kennedy School : Public Policy School at Harvard

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John F. Kennedy School of Government, or KSG, was established in 1936 as Harvard's graduate school; for publich administration. The School, initially called Graduate School of Public Administration, or GSPA, has been the center to train public servants all over the world.

Upon the establishment of the School, Lucius N. Littauer, a Harvard alumnus of 1878 and a senator of NY, expressed the school's mission:

The constant need in the progress of government administration which this new school must meet is for clearer, more lucid thinking through better-trained men - men who must in the future with certainty and integrity solve the economic and administrative problems of their day.

--- Lucius N. LittauerA1936: "The John F. Kennedy School of Government; The First Fifty Years"(Ballinger Publishing Company, 1983, MA)

In memory of the late President Kennedy, GSPA was renamed to John F. Kennedy School of Government in 1966.

Today, the School is regarded as one of the best schools in public administration.


Dean of Kennedy School

    Bio for Dean Ellwood (Japanese)    

    Bio for Former Dean Nye (Japanese)    


Videos of Kennedy School (Real Player)
g25 Years of Public Serviceh


gKennedy School Videoh




Harvard / KSG Commencement
Year VIDEO NEWS
June 9, 2005 [AM]Yard Commencement VIDEO


[PM]KSG Commencement VIDEO


[KSG Speaker]
* Romeo Dallaire
    KSG News      Video
Harvard Commenement [News] Harvard Gazette 2005/06.09
Harvard Gazette 2005/06.16
KSG Press Room
June 10, 2004 [AM]Yard Commencement VIDEO(1)

 
[AM]Yard Commencement VIDEO(2)
[AM]Yard Commencement VIDEO(3)

[PM]KSG Commencement VIDEO


[KSG Speaker]
* Amartya Sen, Thomas W. Lamont University Professor at Harvard
    KSG News
Harvard Gazette 2004/06.17
Harvard Gazette 2004/06.10
KSG Press Room
June 5, 2003 [PM]KSG Commencement VIDEO
Harvard Gazette 2003/06.12
Harvard Gazette 2003/06.05
June 5, 2002 Harvard Gazette 2002/06.06
June 7, 2001 Harvard Gazette 2001/06.14
2000 Harvard Gazette 2000/06.08
1999 Harvard Gazette 1999/06.10
1998 Harvard Gazette 1998/06.11
1997 Harvard Gazette 1997/06.12
1996 Harvard Gazette 1996/06.13


Data: KSG Staff
KSG Faculty 130
Tenured Professors 44
Emeritus Professors 6
Public service professors/professors of practice 9
Associate professors 15
Assistant professors 10
Lecturers 42
Tenured professors who hold coordinate appointments in other faculties 4
Research appointments 284
Associates 42
Fellows 139
Fellows/post doc, research 59
Visiting scholars 17
Teaching fellows/teaching assistants 27
>Staff 462
Teaching programs 110
Research programs 224
Administrative/support 128
Data:Kennedy School Factbook 2005-2006




Data: Enrollment 1998-2004
1998 Fall 1999 Fall 2000 Fall 2001 Fall 2002 Fall 2003 Fall 2004 Fall
Harvard University 18,569 18,541 18,847 19,539 19,536 19,690 19,731
Kennedy School 728 770 840 881 896 924 954
Master in Public Administration (MPA)
(2 year*, Mid-Career)
336 359 359 366 369 390 381
Master in Public Administration
/Int'l Development (MPA/ID)*
-- 59 111 139 148 128 135
Master in Public Policy (MPP)* 370 335 352 350 346 367 407
Master in Public Policy/Urban Planning (MUP)* 15 10 9 14 13 19 16
Ph.D. 7 6 8 12 20 20 17
Doctorate of Public Administration (DPA) -- 1 1 -- -- -- --
Data: Harvard FactBook

Japanese Student Enrollment: 10-20 / year


Budget

Data:Kennedy School Factbook 2005-2006

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