The School of School of Public Policy and Leadership provides an umbrella for exciting, interdisciplinary research and teaching in public administration and governance, environmental science and studies, non-profit management, urban studies, and natural resources management. Our faculty’s strong record and interest in these areas offer students and practitioners a variety of possibilities in cutting-edge and relevant knowledge, research, and projects. Faculty are members and leaders in a variety of professional organizations, including the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs & Administration (NASPAA), The National Council for Science & the Environment (NCSE), American Society for Public Administrators (ASPA), and ASPA's Section on Intergovernmental Administration and Management (SIAM).
The School of Public Policy and Leadership was formed in 2016. It replaces the School of Environmental & Public Affairs.