Public Policy and Management Center

The Public Policy and Management Center (PPMC), formerly the Center for Urban Studies, at Wichita State University continues a long standing mission of applied research and community service. With more than 60 years of service and  history, the Center has been responsible for advancing excellence in public service by developing people and organizations.

The Public Policy and Management Center at Wichita State University supports government and nonprofit managers, elected officials and communities by providing policy analysis, applied research, professional development, technical assistance, special projects, facilitation and consultation to further the public good. The Center accesses professional staff, faculty experts and graduate students across disciplines to assist public and nonprofit organizations and communities in Kansas and beyond.

The Public Policy and Management Center is a department under the Wichita State University Division of Diversity and Community Engagement.