The Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, and service through engagement in the civic, cultural, and economic life in Greater Cleveland and the state of Ohio. Levin's engaged learning approach — a powerful combination of instruction and real-world experiences — ensures our students graduate fully prepared to thrive in meaningful careers.
Levin is ranked 2nd in the US in the specialty of Urban Planning and Policy and maintains strong standings in the specialties of Local Government Management, Nonprofit Management, and Public Management and Leadership.
Since its establishment in 1977, Levin has gained a reputation for:
- Training present and future generations of urban planners, nonprofit and for-profit leaders, public administrators and scholars;
- Collaborating with neighborhood and civic leaders to address key challenges in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio;
- Conducting applied and scholarly research that improves public policies and expands opportunities for communities and people; and
- Facilitating the exchange of ideas and dissemination of information through forums and publications.
Funds generated during the 2022 Giving Day will support the Columbus Seminar unless otherwise noted.