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.
In support of the Student Achievement Measure’s upcoming relaunch of the #CountAllStudents campaign, APLU is seeking to collect brief stories of students on your campus who will graduate this spring, but won’t be counted in your institution’s federal graduation rate because they either transferred or attended part-time.
The 2018 HBCU Summit is two months away. 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.