2016 Award Recipients

Ellen Swallow Richards Public Service Award

Carol Kellett
Executive Director 
Board on Human Sciences 
Dean Emeritus
Kansas State University

​Lifetime Achievement Award

Virginia Caples
Alabama A&M University
Professor and 1890

College of Agricultural, Life
and Natural Sciences

​Outstanding Engagement Award

Auburn University 
Professor and Extension

College of Human Sciences 

​Undergraduate Research Mentor Award

Kami Gallus
​Oklahoma State University
Associate Professor
Department of Human
Development and Family
Sciences, College of
Human Sciences

Featured Project & Initiative

The Data Literacy Institute – a partnership between APLU and the Association for Institutional Research with funding from Ascendium – brings together cross-departmental teams from 11 Powered by Publics institutions from Cluster 14 to engage in training that enhance their use of data to improve equitable student outcomes. In May 2022, Powered by Publics held […]

Featured Project & Initiative

Powered by Publics is convening nearly 125 change-ready institutions within 16 “transformation clusters” focused on solving different pieces of the student success puzzle. Participating institutions are working collaboratively to increase college access, eliminate the achievement gap, and award hundreds of thousands more degrees by 2025.