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News: October 2015

October 29, 2015
Washington, DC - The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) | Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) Task Force on Antibiotic Resistance in Production Agriculture today unveiled a much-anticipated report that outlines a comprehensive national strategy for diminishing the role antibiotics used in food animal production systems play in the broader antimicrobial resistance (AMR) problem.
October 28, 2015
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the FY2016-17 budget deal reached between the White House and congressional leaders.
October 27, 2015
Washington, DC – A group of higher education organizations today announced the creation of a new national designation program for colleges and universities that demonstrate excellence at self-assessment to drive internal improvement and further student success. The Excellence in Assessment (EIA) program – the first national initiative of its kind – will recognize institutions that successfully integrate assessment practices across campus, provide evidence of student learning outcomes, and use assessment results to guide institutional decision-making and improve student performance.
October 21, 2015
The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has been awarded a joint $1.2 million grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to expand and enhance SHARE’s open data set of research and scholarly activities across their life cycle. SHARE is an initiative of the Association of Research Libraries carried out in collaboration with the Association of American Universities (AAU), the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), and the Center for Open Science (COS).
October 21, 2015
American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) President Muriel Howard and Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley’s (D-OR) introduction of the PARTNERSHIPS Act to address college affordability.