November 17, 2021
Washington, DC – In recognition of its extraordinary global learning, research, and engagement efforts, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill the Platinum winner of its 2021 Institutional Award for Global Learning, Research & Engagement. The Platinum Award is APLU’s highest-level award granted to a member institution in recognition of inclusive and comprehensive efforts to internationalize its campus. The University of Maryland, Baltimore County was also recognized for its internationalization efforts as a recipient of the Gold Award in Leadership and Pervasiveness. The Gold Award recognizes an institution’s leadership and commitment to both prioritizing internationalization across campus and moving the campus culture toward internationalization.