November 15, 2015
Indianapolis, IN – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named 19 recipients of its inaugural 1890 Universities Career Exemplar Awards. The recipients, distinguished alumni representing each of the 19 historically black land-grant universities, have achieved excellence in navigating their career pathway and providing mentorship to other traditionally underrepresented students pursuing similar career pathways. The awardees were nominated by their alma maters and evaluated on their commitment to institution, individual achievement, civic engagement and impact in providing access, opportunities and mentorship to current students and new alumni. The recipients were honored at APLU’s Annual Meeting now underway in Indianapolis, IN.
November 15, 2015
Indianapolis, IN – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the American Association of State Colleges and Universities today named Terence J. Centner of the University of Georgia and Garey A. Fox of Oklahoma State University, along with five regional and two new teacher awardees, 2015 recipients of the Excellence in College and University Teaching Awards for Food and Agricultural Sciences. The awards, which honor university faculty for their use of innovative teaching methods and service to students, were presented at the 128th APLU Annual Meeting now underway in Indianapolis, Indiana.
November 14, 2015
Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today released a legislative analysis on the Safe Campus Act, H.R. 3403. The analysis details the negative effect the bill would have on institutions’ ability to ensure a safe environment.
November 10, 2015
Washington, DC - APLU President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the release of "Core Principles for Transforming Remediation within a Comprehensive Student Success Strategy" that was unveiled by a group of national education organizations.
November 6, 2015
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Education’s executive order on risk-based accreditation.