Last Monday, APLU and 11 other higher education associations sent a letter U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly expressing serious concerns about changes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is considering for the Student and Exchange Visitor Program, according to the Washington Post’s reporting on July 10.
The APLU Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Summit convened HBCU senior-level administrators, faculty, and other stakeholders in a forum to share ideas, tools and resources that will foster greater collective success for the strategic priorities of institutions. The summit was held June 7-8 in New Orleans, LA.
APLU’s Commission on Innovation Competiveness, and Economic Prosperity (CICEP) marked its 10th anniversary with a celebration at its summer meeting June 25-28 in San Diego, hosted by CICEP Chair and University of California San Diego Chancellor Pradeep Kholsa. To commemorate the anniversary, CICEP produced a 10th Anniversary video and a commemorative book tracing the commission’s history, and looking toward the future. Highlights of the Commission’s achievements over the last decade include the development of the CICEP Economic Engagement Framework and the Innovation and Economic Prosperity Universities program, including a library of over 150 case studies of university economic engagement.