Under the leadership of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), APLU and the other organizations listed below have designed an exciting opportunity for upper-class undergraduate and graduate students in science, mathematics, and engineering disciplines to learn about science policy and advocacy.
On January 19, the U.S. Department of Education formally confirmed that the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) will, in effect, satisfy and comply with the recently published state authorization for distance education regulations. APLU President Peter McPherson serves as vice chair of the SARA board and issued a statement on the Department’s confirmation.
A diverse faculty body is essential for excellence in research, teaching, service, and it contributes to a climate of inclusion on campus. Hiring and promoting faculty from diverse backgrounds also diversifies the senior administrative leadership pipeline. Despite their best efforts, however, many universities struggle to achieve diversity goals.