Skip Navigation
Robert Caret and Michael Drake
About APLU

Sarah Rovito

Sarah Rovito
Director, Science & Research Policy


  • June 23, 2017
  • APLU's Sarah Rovito participated in a panel discussion on Advocating for Science: More Than a One-Day Activity at the 2017 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Forum on Science and Technology Policy. Rovito presented on enabling sustained, effective advocacy after the March for Science.

Sarah Rovito is the Director of Science & Research Policy at the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). She manages APLU’s Council on Research (CoR), formerly the Council on Research Policy and Graduate Education (CRPGE), and is responsible for policy analysis, regulatory concerns, and research promotion.

Rovito has an extensive engineering background, including licensure as a Professional Engineer, and is an active member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). She most recently worked at Booz Allen Hamilton, where she was an Associate in the firm’s Strategic Innovation Group. She holds a master’s degree in Technology and Policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she was a Draper Laboratory Fellow, as well as a master’s degree in Systems Engineering from The George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree in Systems and Control Engineering from Case Western Reserve University.