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February 21, 2018
Washington, DC – Recognizing the need for transformative change in higher education, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today announced a major new effort in which 100 public research universities – organized in clusters of eight to 10 institutions – will work to produce hundreds of thousands of more graduates by 2025. The clusters of institutions will develop, refine, and scale innovative practices that will also aim to close the achievement gap. Participating institutions will all commit to sharing key data within the clusters and promulgate proven practices across the entire public higher education sector.
February 15, 2018
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the latest congressional efforts to address DACA.
February 15, 2018
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today sent the following letter and comments to U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. The letter responds to the chairman’s request for feedback on his white paper on ‘Higher Education Accountability.’
February 12, 2018
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the Trump administration’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget proposal.
February 5, 2018
Washington, DC – With the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program set to expire one month from today, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today sent congressional leaders a letter urging that they swiftly approve legislation to protect Dreamers.