Organized in 1979, CUPSO supports university-based public service institutes in their efforts to assist state and local governments on a range of contemporary issues and challenges. CUPSO facilitates networking, information exchange, and collaboration among its member institutions.
CUPSO members focus on
Improving policy making by providing credible research and evaluation information.
Improving government management practices through research, training and technical assistance.
Developing leadership skills among city, county, state and regional government and nonprofit leaders.