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Members
Jim Woodell, Ph.D.
Vice President for Economic Development and Community Engagement
202-478-6044
Mark Rivera
Coordinator, Office of Economic Development and Community Engagement
202-478-6096
Beverly Steele
Staff Assistant, Office of Economic Development and Community Engagement
202-478-6033

CICEP Projects & Initiatives

APLU believes public and land-grant universities should dramatically expand engagement efforts with partners in the communities they serve—members of the public, community organizations, business and industry, state and local government, and others.

The APLU Task Force on Managing University Intellectual Property is examining the role of technology transfer in fulfilling our institutions' public purposes.

A set of core ideas to help universities focus efforts not only on telling their economic engagement story well, but also growing, improving, and advancing their economic engagement enterprise and thereby accelerating economic development in their regions, nationally, and globally.

Penn State University Building

The designation and awards go to APLU member universities that demonstrate excellence and leadership in planning, implementing, and evaluating programs and initiatives that support regional economic development.

Featured Project & Initiative

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Economic Development & Engagement
APLU believes public and land-grant universities should dramatically expand engagement efforts with partners in the communities they serve—members of the public, community organizations, business and industry, state and local government, and others.

Featured Project & Initiative

Clemson University
Economic Development & Engagement
Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow (LIFT), APLU, and the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) created an Expert Educator Team (EET) to identify how colleges and universities can modify curricula to meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities workers will need for jobs.

Featured Project & Initiative

Economic Development & Engagement
The designation and awards go to APLU member universities that demonstrate excellence and leadership in planning, implementing, and evaluating programs and initiatives that support regional economic development.