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November 16, 2015
More than 1,200 university representatives from throughout the United States are in Indianapolis for the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities' 128th annual meeting. University of California President and former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano is keynoting the event.
November 10, 2015
When I became president at Morgan State University over five years ago, I indicated that one of our goals should be to produce the next wave of leaders who are innovators in America, given Morgan's impressive statewide and national standing in not only engineering and science-based disciplines but also in the fine and performing arts, humanities and in what I call liberal learning. Although many of the elements were in place, they seemed to be in silos. Today, I could not be more pleased with what I am seeing springing forth and bubbling up around campus.
August 23, 2015
Kansas University Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little recently sat down with the Journal-World to talk about KU’s progress last year and goals for the upcoming academic year. Here’s what we asked her.
August 23, 2015
Engineers Without Borders has more than 200 chapters around the world. Montana State University-Bozeman was one of the earliest chapters to organize after EWB-USA was established in 2002, said civil engineering professor Otto Stein, who is faculty adviser for the organization’s MSU chapter.
August 6, 2015
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities recognized the University of Arizona as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University on June 24. Only awarded to 18 universities, the designation was given to recognize the universities’ commitment to economic engagement in their respective regions.
July 30, 2015
Binghamton University has been nationally recognized for its role in local economic development. The SUNY school was one of 18 public universities to be named an Innovation & Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) last week.
July 6, 2015
East Carolina University is being recognized for its community partnerships by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, which chose ECU as one of 18 Innovation and Economic Prosperity Universities.
July 1, 2015
Chancellor Steve Ballard announced earlier today that he will be stepping down from his position as the chancellor of East Carolina University.
June 27, 2015
SIU was recently designated an Innovation and Economic Prosperty University by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU). The designation lasts 10 years and SIU is one of 18 colleges to receive the distinction this year. There are 48 universities and colleges in the nation with the designation.
June 24, 2015
Kansas University is one of 18 institutions named this year to the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities 2015 class of Innovation and Economic Prosperity Universities, KU announced Wednesday.