October 11, 2017
Washington, DC – In recognition of their extraordinary global engagement efforts, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named the University of Calgary; Michigan State University; Queen’s University; and the University of Washington finalists for its Institutional Award for Global Learning, Research & Engagement. The award recognizes institutions at the leading edge of inclusive and comprehensive efforts to internationalize their campuses. The winner will be announced during the 2017 APLU Annual Meeting November 12-14 in Washington, DC.
October 4, 2017
Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named five public research institutions as finalists for its fifth annual Innovation & Economic Prosperity (IEP) University Awards. The winners will be announced on November 12 at the association’s annual meeting in Washington, DC. The finalists — Georgia Institute of Technology, Iowa State University, Kansas State University, Pennsylvania State University, and the University of Maryland — are competing for four different awards that recognize different components of university economic engagement: Talent, Innovation, Place and, the top prize in the competition, the Economic Engagement Connections Award.
October 2, 2017
Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) Board on Human Sciences, Inc. (BoHS) today announced three faculty members and a national public servant will be honored with its 2017 Board on Human Sciences Awards. The annual honors are presented to national leaders working to advance human sciences in higher education.
September 22, 2017
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights’ (OCR) release of “interim guidance” on campus sexual misconduct. OCR also rescinded the previous administration’s guidance.
September 7, 2017
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’s announcement that the Department of Education will seek public comment and initiate rulemaking on Title IX and campus sexual assault.