The Arthur J. Glatfelter Institute for Public Policy
The Arthur J. Glatfelter Institute for Public Policy is a bipartisan public policy institute in York County, Pennsylvania. As a student-staffed, faculty-led organization, the Glatfelter Institute unites the intellectual capital of an institution of higher education with the public policy research and administration needs of the community to advance socioeconomic mobility, build the knowledge base of our community, and educate tomorrow’s experts and leaders in public affairs.
To use community education, objective research, and rigorous public policy research, analysis, and development to advance socioeconomic mobility.
The Arthur J. Glatfelter Institute for Public Policy is committed to producing valid, unbiased, and useful studies to support public policies that serve citizens in equitable ways and advance socioeconomic mobility. We are also committed to informing the public about key policy issues through panels, speakers, and other events.
What We Do
- Produce unbiased, bipartisan research reports and policy analyses and develop public policy in order to build a stronger region and help decision makers create effective public policies.
- Offer a range of events on topics of interest to York’s citizens, featuring expert speakers, panels, debates, film viewings, and community discussions.
- Support undergraduate-, graduate-, and faculty-driven research aimed at increasing understanding of real-world problems and identifying solutions.
- Educate public affairs experts and leaders through York College’s Master of Public Policy and Administration Program and Urban Planning and Nonprofit Leadership Certificates.
The Institute is made possible through generous funding from the Arthur J. and Lee R. Glatfelter Foundation.