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The University of New Mexico Center for Public Leadership is dedicated to excellence in leadership education and scholarship. Through teaching and research, we are preparing this generation with the insights and practical skills necessary to address the world's most urgent  problems. CPL prepares students and professionals for research, consulting, and leadership positions in public and private education and business organizations committed to improving the complexities of modern leadership.
The program brings together excellence through education, business, law and public policy to study and engage in consulting projects serving public, private and social-sector organizations undertaking and supporting transformational change in global leadership. We offer access to rigorous, multi-disciplinary, academic and experiential preparation that students and professionals need to flourish in exciting leadership, management, and professional positions in institutional settings.