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News: July 2016

July 28, 2016
Washington, D.C.— To help university leaders address a lack of underrepresented minority scholars in the nation’s scientific workforce, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), the Coalition of Urban Serving Universities (USU), and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) today released a report proposing specific actions that would put vital evidence at their fingertips.
July 28, 2016
Washington, D.C.— As part of its ongoing efforts to increase degree completion, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today announced California State University, Fresno; Cleveland State University; Montana State University; the University of California, Riverside; and Wayne State University as finalists for its 2016 Project Degree Completion Award. The annual prize works to identify, recognize, and reward institutions that employ innovative approaches to improve retention and degree completion.
July 27, 2016
New York, NY — The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today kicked off its Commission on Access, Diversity and Excellence (CADE) 2016 CADE Summer Meeting, which the State University of New York (SUNY) is hosting at its SUNY World Center in midtown Manhattan and runs through July 29.
July 25, 2016
Washington, D.C.— The Campus Safety, Health, and Environmental Association (CSHEMA) named Dr. Taylor Eighmy and Dr. Mark McLellan as recipients of its 2016 Campus Leaders Who Care Award in recognition of their work to enhance laboratory and research safety at universities across the country. The Campus Leaders Award, which recognizes senior university leaders who advance health and safety issues on campus, were presented yesterday at the 63rd Campus Safety, Health, and Environmental Association Annual Conference held in Austin, Texas.
July 18, 2016
Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today announced Dr. Judy Genshaft, President and CEO of the University of South Florida System, as the 2016 recipient of the Michael P. Malone International Leadership Award for her work championing comprehensive internationalization efforts in higher education. The Malone Award, a national honor presented by APLU and awarded annually, recognizes individuals who further international education at public universities.