Register now for the 2018 HBCU Summit in Miami, FL held June 27-29, 2018. The summit will bring together HBCU senior-level administrators, faculty, and staff to learn about best practices and develop strategies for historically black institutions to improve student success.
To help tackle the nation’s opioid crisis, APLU’s Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP) established an Extension Opioid Crisis Response Committee charged with developing a nationwide strategic framework with steps land-grant universities can take to address the opioid addiction in their communities.
The application period for APLU’s Degree Completion Award is now open, with letters of intent due June 1 and applications due July 1. APLU institutions are strongly encouraged to apply for the award after reviewing the application and guidelines.
APLU President Peter McPherson spoke at the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Unleashing American Innovation event last week in Washington, D.C. The event served as the launch of the agency’s Return on Investment (ROI) Initiative, which seeks to assess, streamline, and accelerate the transfer of technology to the private sector. The initiative also aims to foster greater economic and national security returns on the federal government’s annual $150 billion investment in research and development.