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November 12, 2017
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson yesterday wrote to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch and Ranking Member Ron Wyden detailing strong concerns that public research universities have with provisions in the version of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act that the Senate Finance Committee is expected to markup this week. The letter, which was also sent to each House and Senate office, notes that those provisions would ultimately impact the services students receive and tuition they pay, and impede efforts to develop the highly-skilled workforce needed to propel our nation’s economy forward.
November 12, 2017
Washington, DC – In recognition of extraordinary community outreach, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named Oklahoma State University (OSU) the winner of the 2017 C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award during a ceremony at the group’s annual meeting in Washington, DC.
November 12, 2017
Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named three winners of its sixth annual Innovation & Economic Prosperity (IEP) University Awards. The winners – Iowa State University, Kansas State University, and the University of Maryland – competed in four different categories that recognize different components of economic engagement. Iowa State University won the “talent” category and Kansas State University won the “innovation” category. The University of Maryland won both the “place” and top-prize in the competition, the “economic engagement connections” award, becoming the first university to become win IEP University Awards winner in multiple categories or in multiple years.
November 1, 2017
University of Michigan Awarded NIST-Funded Study to Evaluate Promising Collaborations at APLU's Innovation and Economic Prosperity (IEP)-Designated Universities
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.