Mission & Vision

Vision Statement

To inform and inspire policymakers and practitioners through a rigorous academic forum that advances scholarship, challenges traditional ideas, considers both theory and practice, and takes an interdisciplinary approach to public policy and administration.”

Mission Statement

New Visions for Public Affairs (NVPA) is a student-led organization within the School of Public Policy and Administration at the University of Delaware that seeks to provide an interdisciplinary forum that showcases new alternatives and visions for public policy, challenges traditional ideas, and advances scholarship. NVPA also serves to expose student authors to the peer-review process of academic publishing and student editors to the editorial process, while providing students with the chance to participate in a local, national and international community of scholars