February 12, 2019
Washington, DC – The National Science Foundation-funded INCLUDES Alliance, Aspire: The National Alliance for Inclusive & Diverse STEM Faculty, today announced the selection of 15 public research universities for its inaugural three-year institutional change effort to help those schools reform their recruitment, hiring, and retention practices.
December 18, 2018
Washington, DC – Despite significant gains in recent years, not enough African American and Hispanic students are earning engineering degrees in the United States to fill the growing demand for high tech workers, according to a new report released today from APLU. The publication, which pulled data from the 2010-11 to 2015-16 academic years, is unique in its approach to examine trends in engineering degrees by subdiscipline, race, gender, and degree level on the national and institutional level.
December 6, 2018
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the growing incidences of anti-Semitic activity on college campuses.
November 16, 2018
APLU President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Education’s proposed regulations for Title IX and campus sexual assault.
November 12, 2018
New Orleans, LA – Working with 130 public universities and systems, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today unveiled at its Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana a massive new effort to increase college access, close the achievement gap, and award hundreds of thousands more degrees by 2025. The participating institutions will work within “clusters” of four to 12 institutions that concurrently implement innovative and effective practices to advance student success on their campuses. Collectively, the institutions enroll 3 million students, including 1 million students who receive Pell Grants.