APLU’s Rodriguez Presents on Bolstering STEM Pathways in Higher EducationAndréa RodriguezDirector, Coalition of Urban Serving Universities (USU)
Andréa Rodriguez, Director of Urban Initiatives for USU at APLU, presents on building STEM Pathways between 2- and 4-year institutions at an AAAS Summit in early June.
Howard Gobstein discusses the MTE-PartnershipHoward GobsteinSenior Vice President for STEM Education and Research Policy and Advisor to the President
Howard Gobstein discusses the MTE-Partnership on the panel: Launching Improvement Networks: A Framework for Getting Started at the 2nd Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education March 3 in San Francisco, CA.
Barbara Couture to Speak at Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC)Barbara Couture, D.A.Senior Advisor for Advancement
Barbara Couture will present a session on “Balancing Risks & Rewards as Research Expectations Change” during the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) annual convention in Tampa, FL on March 20, 2015.
Christine M. Keller to Testify on Capitol HillChristine M. Keller, Ph.D.Vice President, Research and Policy Analysis, and Executive Director, Voluntary System of Accountability and Student Achievement Measure
APLU Vice President Christine M. Keller testifies before the House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training on Tuesday, March 17. Keller will discuss how lessons from the Student Achievement Measure (SAM) and the Voluntary System of Accountability (VSA) can improve higher education policies for students, families, and taxpayers.
Wendy Fink at STEMConnectorWendy FinkExecutive Director, Academic Programs Section & Assistant Vice President, Food, Agriculture, & Natural Resources (FANR)
Wendy Fink presented as part of a panel at the March 25th STEM Council meeting of STEMconnector. The panel’s focus was “The STEM Food and Ag Council: Cultivating Talent to Solve a Global Challenge.”
Christine M. Keller to Speak at University of California, Berkeley Symposium on Research Universities and Undergraduate EducationChristine M. Keller, Ph.D.Vice President, Research and Policy Analysis, and Executive Director, Voluntary System of Accountability and Student Achievement Measure
Christine M. Keller, APLU’s Vice President for Research and Policy Analysis, will speak at a symposium on research universities and undergraduate education at the University of California, Berkeley on Thursday, March 10. The symposium will address issues including how to measure research universities’ advantage in undergraduate education, how universities can better engage their undergraduates in research, and how universities can scale high-impact practices.
Fink Presents on Ag Careers and WorkforceWendy FinkExecutive Director, Academic Programs Section & Assistant Vice President, Food, Agriculture, & Natural Resources (FANR)
Wendy Fink, APLU’s associate director for Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources, served as a panelist at the North American Food & Ag HR Roundtable. The panel examined how employability skills have changed in food and agriculture fields, where they need to change further, and what universities can do to help agriculture graduates develop skills such as teamwork, leadership, communications, and professionalism.
APLU’s Michaels to Speak at Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities Annual ConferenceJulia MichaelsExecutive Director, Center for Public University Transformation (CPUT) & Associate Vice President, APLU
APLU’s Julia Michaels will examine lessons learned from innovation across urban public research universities. Michaels will present on Urban Universities for HEALTH, which aims to build a diverse health and biomedical research workforce to address health disparities.
APLU’s Craig Lindwarm in Roundtable Discussion at the Higher Education Government Relations ConferenceCraig LindwarmVice President, Governmental Affairs
Craig Lindwarm participated in a roundtable discussion on: New and Traditional Ways of Advancing the Higher Education Agenda at the 23rd annual Higher Education Government Relations Conference organized by the AACC, AASCU, APLU, and CASE.
APLU’s Lindwarm Participates in Law and Policy PanelCraig LindwarmVice President, Governmental Affairs
APLU’s Craig Lindwarm participated in a panel on law and policy at a recent meeting of the Association of College and University Housing Officers – International. Lindwarm discussed the new administration, Congress, and implications for higher education.