Collins Center for Public Management, UMass Boston

The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management is dedicated to improving efficiency, effectiveness, governance, and accountability at all levels of government, with a particular focus on local and state government. Since its establishment by the state legislature in July 2008, the talented staff of practitioners in this UMass Boston-based center have provided a comprehensive set of services to scores of the Commonwealth’s cities, towns, school districts, and state agencies, as well as to a growing number of municipalities in other states.