Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy

Policy is everywhere, lead from anywhere

In keeping with UVA’s mission to create responsible, effective public leaders, the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy is dedicated to training leaders with the skills needed to take on the world’s toughest public policy challenges. Founded in 2007, Batten focuses on “the art of getting things done”how leadership works and which actions lead to tangible results. Students who graduate from the school emerge with a greater understanding of how policy originates and how to effect positive change in society. From leadership simulations to social entrepreneurship, the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy is committed to transforming the future of public policy education.

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