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November 16, 2015
Indianapolis, IN – The Coalition of Urban Serving Universities (USU) and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) have partnered with the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) to develop and pilot a tool to help universities measure institutional culture and climate, with the goal of creating a more inclusive campus community that values and supports diversity. The self-assessment tool will be paired with a scorecard to provide university leaders with a visually-appealing snapshot of the institution’s progress. The California Wellness Foundation (Cal Wellness) awarded the groups a $325,000 grant over three years to support the initiative and pilot a tool at California institutions.
November 10, 2015
Washington, DC - APLU President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the release of "Core Principles for Transforming Remediation within a Comprehensive Student Success Strategy" that was unveiled by a group of national education organizations.
April 30, 2015
A new report released by a group of three leading higher education organizations—the Coalition for Urban Serving Universities, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, and the Association for American Medical Colleges, which have partnered as “Urban Universities for HEALTH”—finds that faculty “cluster” hiring, an emerging practice designed to expand interdisciplinary research, can also be used to increase faculty diversity and cultivate a more inclusive campus climate.
December 3, 2014
Cleveland State University,University of Louisville Receive Funds to Advance Economic Engagement Efforts on Campus
September 10, 2014
First nationwide study to examine the impact of holistic review across multiple health professions