Doug Steele, Ph.D.
Vice President, Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources


Board on Natural Resources

The Natural Resources Board focuses on university-based programs dealing with fish and wildlife, forests, minerals, water and related environmental issues and provides leadership in communicating with the U.S. Congress, federal agencies, and private organizations that have programs dealing with natural resources and the environment.

Featured Project & Initiative

The Data Literacy Institute – a partnership between APLU and the Association for Institutional Research with funding from Ascendium – brings together cross-departmental teams from 11 Powered by Publics institutions from Cluster 14 to engage in training that enhance their use of data to improve equitable student outcomes. In May 2022, Powered by Publics held […]

Featured Project & Initiative

Powered by Publics is convening nearly 125 change-ready institutions within 16 “transformation clusters” focused on solving different pieces of the student success puzzle. Participating institutions are working collaboratively to increase college access, eliminate the achievement gap, and award hundreds of thousands more degrees by 2025.