College of Education and Public Policy

Student Success Story

Kody Tinnel

Kody Tinnel earned a B.S.P.A. in 2012 and an M.P.A. in 2015. His professional experience includes roles at IPFW, Community Action of Northeast Indiana (now Brightpoint), and his current role at FWCS in Human Resources. Kody, appointed to the Metropolitan Human Relations Commission in 2014, believes his education gave him the knowledge and skills necessary to be a valuable member of the greater community.

Department of Public Policy

Earn your degree in Public Policy and find out how you can make a difference in your community by leading change.

Where can a degree in Public Policy lead you?

video platform video management video solutionsvideo player

Web Buttons4

Web Buttons5


MPM Open House
Explore your options!
Wednesday, November 8
4:30-6 p.m.
RSVP Today!

Community Achievement Award


Congratulations to Rusty York, former Chief of the Fort Wayne Police Department and Public Safety Director for the City of Fort Wayne, on being named the 2017 Community Achievement Award recipient.  This award was presented to Mr. York at the Department of Public Policy Graduation Award reception on April 17, 2017.

The Don Difference