University of Wisconsin–Madison

How can public leaders

generate change

effectively and


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At the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership, our primary goal is to determine how we can produce and facilitate effective public leadership.

Our Mission

Our mission at the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership  is to understand public leadership and apply it to contemporary problems.

Our Pledge

The Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership provides a multi-disciplinary, non-partisan environment to study, discuss, and improve leadership. Students, faculty members, policymakers, and other relevant stakeholders come together to share knowledge and learn about successful public leadership. We pledge to pursue leadership, to foster collegiality, and to be problem-solvers.