Fritz Mayer, Director of POLIS was a featured speaker at Durham’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration. Read his remarks.
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Sanford Faculty Jenni Owen has been named Governor Cooper’s Policy Director. We wish her well with her new position in Raleigh!
This letter was written to Sanford School of Public Policy Alumni and Friends from Dr. Fritz Mayer following the 2014 elections.
We are proud of what POLIS has been able to accomplish in such a short time, but we are even more excited about what is ahead. If this political season has demonstrated anything, it is that the twin missions of POLIS—to seek solutions to the problems that plague our politics and to develop the next generation of political leaders—could not be more critically needed.
Former UNC President Tom Ross has been named president of the Volcker Alliance, a nonpartisan organization aimed at rebuilding public trust in government.
When we arrived at Perkins Elementary School at 6:35PM, we quickly realized it would be an exciting caucus night. The registration line stretched far outside the gym where the vote was set to occur, stretching down the hall, out the school’s main doors, and down the sidewalk.
Early voting is returning to Duke’s campus for the upcoming primary election in North Carolina.
UNC system President Emeritus Thomas W. Ross has been named the first Terry Sanford Distinguished Fellow at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy.