RUPRI :: Rural Policy Research Institute



Upcoming Events
Apr 27

RUPRI Presentations

Featured RUPRI Leader: Dr. Sam Cordes

Professor Emeritus and Co-Director of the Center for Regional Development, Purdue University Dr. Sam Cordes joined Purdue University in 2003 and served in the following capacities: Associate Vice Provost for Engagement; Co-Director, Center for Regional Development; Assistant Director and Program Leader, Cooperative Extension; Professor of Agricultural Economics.

Dr Sam Cordes

The Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI) provides unbiased analysis and information on the challenges, needs, and opportunities facing rural America. RUPRI’s aim is to spur public dialogue and help policymakers understand the rural impacts of public policies and programs.

Our work helps to promote innovative, collaborative, and systems-based approaches to rural issues that engage decision-makers and rural people at local, regional, state, national, and international levels.

Check out the latest news and events, RUPRI people, and latest policy initiatives. Find out where RUPRI people are going to be speaking and working, the latest products of our many areas of work, and news in the industry that effects policy makers and rural America.