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IWP forms partnership with University of Mississippi’s Department of Public Policy Leadership

The Institute of World Politics is pleased to announce its new partnership with the Department of Public Policy Leadership at the University of Mississippi. The Department of Public Policy Leadership provides a challenging major and emphasizes the global nature of responsible decision making, the ethical imperatives of leadership, critical thinking, communication skills, and the conceptual and methodological skills necessary for careful policy analysis.

As a part of this new partnership, The Institute of World Politics will provide early admission to University of Mississippi students or graduates if they apply on or after April 30th of their third year of college. Another aspect of the partnership is a guaranteed $2,200 scholarship per semester for Ole Miss alumni attending IWP’s in-person M.A. programs. There will also be a tuition reduction for Ole Miss alumni enrolled in IWP distance programs from $650 to $500 per credit hour.

Finally, this new partnership forged between IWP and The Department of Public Policy Leadership at the University of Mississippi includes priority consideration for University of Mississippi students in IWP’s internship program. There will also be opportunities for private group visits to The Institute of World Politics campus for faculty lectures.

Dr. Jody Holland, Associate Professor at the University of Mississippi, commented: “The Department of Public Policy Leadership (PPL) is excited to develop this partnership with IWP. The opportunities and expertise offered by PPL and IWP provide students an avenue to study and practice with some of the top scholars and practitioners around the globe. This relationship should yield great success for PPL students to engage in world policymaking.”

Tim Stebbins, the Vice President for Graduate Recruitment at The Institute of World Politics commented, “We are thrilled to welcome the Department of Public Policy Leadership into our growing network of strategic partners. The caliber of those graduating from this excellent program is well known to IWP. We look forward to having them join us in our mission to educate the next generation of national security leadership, dedicated towards the defense of the United States and her allies.”

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