The Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy is 10 years old!
Happy Birthday, Sanford.
“Wait … Didn’t public policy get started at Duke University in 1971?”
Yes. And in 2022, we plan to celebrate the 50th anniversary of public policy at Duke.
“So … 10 years old … what’s that about?”
Sanford became a school on July 1, 2009, so we're marking the 10th anniversary as a school. Before, Sanford was organized as an interdisciplinary institute.
Becoming a school raised Sanford’s profile and helped spark exciting changes and growth. To celebrate, we’re sharing a series of stories about the school. Here’s story Number 2.