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November 11, 2018
New Orleans, LA – In recognition of its extraordinary global engagement efforts, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named Florida State University the winner of Platinum Level of its 2018 Institutional Award for Global Learning, Research & Engagement. The Platinum Level of the award recognizes institutions at the leading edge of inclusive and comprehensive efforts to internationalize their campuses. The University of Alberta, Arizona State University, and the University of South Carolina were all recognized for their internationalization efforts as recipients of Gold Level Awards. The Gold Level award recognizes institutions that have excelled in one dimension of internationalization.
July 18, 2018
Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) yesterday named Robert Klimek, teaching professor and music director, and Catherine Skokan, associate professor emerita of engineering, as winners of the 2018 Michael P. Malone International Leadership Award for their work to advance international education through a cross-cultural international learning program at the Colorado School of Mines. The Malone Award, a national honor sponsored by APLU and awarded annually, recognizes individuals who advance international education at public universities.
July 17, 2018
La Asociación de Universidades Públicas y Land-grant (APLU, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universites), la Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior (ANUIES), y la Universidad de Guadalajara (UdG) emitieron la siguiente declaración conjunta en una reunión de la APLU llevada a cabo en Guadalajara, México. APLU es una organización de universidades públicas de investigación de México, Estados Unidos y Canadá. ANUIES es una Asociación Nacional que reúne a las mejores universidades públicas y privadas de investigación, así como centros de investigación en México. La Universidad de Guadalajara es una de las principales universidades de investigación en México.
June 26, 2018
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the Trump administration’s travel ban.
May 30, 2018
Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today released the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of State’s reported plans to let consular officials limit how long some Chinese citizens’ visas are valid, effective June 11, 2018.
November 12, 2017
Washington, DC – In recognition of its extraordinary global engagement efforts, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named the University of Calgary the winner of its 2017 Institutional Award for Global Learning, Research & Engagement. The award recognizes institutions at the leading edge of inclusive and comprehensive efforts to internationalize their campuses.
October 11, 2017
Washington, DC – In recognition of their extraordinary global engagement efforts, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named the University of Calgary; Michigan State University; Queen’s University; and the University of Washington finalists for its Institutional Award for Global Learning, Research & Engagement. The award recognizes institutions at the leading edge of inclusive and comprehensive efforts to internationalize their campuses. The winner will be announced during the 2017 APLU Annual Meeting November 12-14 in Washington, DC.
September 5, 2017
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in six months.
September 2, 2017
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today sent the following letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) expressing strong support for swift congressional action that would, at a minimum, codify the provisions of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy into law.
July 17, 2017
Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today announced that Dr. Lance Matheson, professor of business information technology at Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business, is the 2017 recipient of the Michael P. Malone International Leadership Award for his career-long commitment to internationalizing business education. The Malone Award, a national honor sponsored by APLU and awarded annually, recognizes individuals who advance international education at public universities.