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News: June 2022

June 28, 2022
Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) co-led National Science Foundation (NSF) INCLUDES Aspire Alliance for Inclusive & Diverse STEM Faculty today released a report outlining approaches to addressing systemic barriers to successful careers for diverse science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) faculty.
June 28, 2022
Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today announced that Dr. James L. Moore III, Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer at The Ohio State University, is the 2022 recipient of the Michael P. Malone International Leadership Award. The Malone Award, a national honor sponsored by APLU and awarded annually, recognizes individuals who advance international education at public universities.
June 21, 2022
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities President Peter McPherson today released a statement on President Biden’s Nomination of Arati Prabhakar as Director of the White House Office of Science Technology.
June 13, 2022
Washington, DC – Seeking to spur key, systemic changes on campuses to boost equitable student success across the higher education sector, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and Coalition of Urban Serving Universities (USU) today launched an open-access online course aimed at guiding higher education faculty, staff, and leaders through vital elements of institutional transformation. The course draws on the lessons of nearly six years of intensive examination of the process of institutional transformation at three public urban research universities, Florida International University, Georgia State University-Perimeter College, and Portland State University, as part of the Frontier Set project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
June 13, 2022
Washington, DC – The APLU Council on Research has named eight research leaders to its fifth cohort of COR Research Leader Fellows. APLU’s Council on Research (COR), which is comprised of senior research officers at the nation’s public research universities, created the fellowship to enable individuals who are new vice presidents, vice chancellors, or vice provosts for research, or aspiring to these positions, to develop critical new knowledge and skills. The new fellows, who join four previous cohorts of fellows, were selected earlier this summer and will be introduced at the 2022 COR Summer Meeting next week in Portland, Oregon.
June 1, 2022
Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today announced University of California, Davis Chancellor Gary S. May as the new Chair of its Board of Directors. May succeeds Rebecca Blank, who resigned as chair after recently leaving her position as chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison to become president of Northwestern University in July. May will serve in the role until November 13, 2023.