Phillip Boyle

Phillip Boyle

Phillip Boyle

Public Service Associate; Governmental Training, Education, and Development



Phillip Boyle’s work focuses on developing executive level programs and on expanding markets. While at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he taught in a variety of capacities for elected and appointed public officials and oversaw the School of Public Affairs development programs for newly elected mayors, council members, and county commissioners. He also worked closely with the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners and the North Carolina League of Municipalities to design a local elected leaders academy. Dr. Boyle has served as a public leadership consultant to state and local governments, school districts, community organizations, public universities, and state and national public purpose associations. He has published articles about the democratic role of school boards and how elected officials can best transition from campaigning to governing.


Ph.D. Public Policy and Administration, University of Colorado at Denver; M.S. Social Work and Social Policy, Columbia University

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Areas of Expertise: policy navigation, public problem solving and decision making, public ethics, board governance, strategic visioning and planning, annexation, community development


The chapel has been restored in a way that allows for its use by a wide variety of university and community groups for plays, concerts, lectures, weddings, meetings, and other special events. The Spalding Theater, which seats 240, and the Conference/Green Room, which seats 45, are rented to the public.

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