Shalin Jyotishi presented findings from the Technology Transfer Evolution Working Group of APLU’s Commission on Innovation, Competitiveness and Economic Prosperity (CICEP) during the 2017 Technology Transfer Society (T2S) Annual Meeting. Jyotishi’s presentation illustrated how and why university technology transfer offices have evolved and must continue to evolve in order to address growing societal and economic challenges. He also spoke to how APLU’s Innovation and Economic Prosperity (IEP) Universities Program is helping universities navigate this evolutionary process.
APLU’s Director of Congressional & Governmental Affairs, Craig Lindwarm, was invited by the Office of the House Democratic Whip, Steny Hoyer, to brief Chiefs of Staff, Legislative Directors, and Legislative Assistants on the importance of passing legislation to extend authorization for the Perkins Loan Program.
APLU’s Eugene Anderson participated in a panel at Delaware State University’s 2017 HBCU Symposium. Anderson discussed emerging issues in student financial aid, including the impact of cuts in aid at HBCUs.
APLU’s Alvis was elected on June 6 to a three-year term as a director on the board for the Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development (AIARD). The association represents the extensive disciplinary base of agricultural and related social science skills for global agricultural development.
Alvis presented at the innoVATE Intersections of Policy and Practice to Strengthen Agricultural Education and Training Systems Symposium on June 8, 2017. InnovATE's mission is to achieve sustainable food security, reduce poverty, promote rural innovation. Alvis presented a session on how to tell a compelling story about agricultural education and higher education capacity building investments to policy makers.