Commonwealth Politics is a BSC-moderated televised round table discussion on politics and policy issues with state and federal legislators and other government officials.
Established in 1997, the Center for Legislative Studies is housed within the Department of Political Science. It operates within the context of a dynamic educational environment that encourages research, teaching, and community service. The Center for Legislative Studies has three primary goals:
The Center for Legislative Studies earned national recognition in 1998. The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) selected it as one of a hundred examples of effective programs at public four-year colleges and universities. AASCU, a Washington based higher education association of more than 425 public colleges and universities across the United States, released Commitment and Success: A Compendium of Best Practices at AASCU Institutions at its annual meeting. This publication provides examples of programs that illustrate how many state colleges and universities have responded to the calls from policy makers and others for more efficiency and accountability. The Center for Legislative Studies was highlighted in the Communications/Advocacy category.
Last Modified: November 9, 2011