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January 9, 2020
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement about the loss of students, faculty, and alumni of Canadian universities who were killed in the airline tragedy in Iran on Wednesday.
January 9, 2020
Washington – Building on its work to drive student-centered change across higher education, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today announced the association has been awarded a two-year, $2.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to spur university transformation at member institutions.
December 20, 2019
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today sent the following letter to the Office of Management and Budget, urging the agency to reject the Department of Education’s request for a truncated public comment period on new foreign gift disclosure reporting processes.
December 19, 2019
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding President Trump’s announcement that he intends to nominate Sethuraman Panchanathan as Director of the National Science Foundation.
December 17, 2019
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding a bipartisan agreement on a Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations package.
December 11, 2019
Washington, DC – The Association of American Universities and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities today announced they received a grant from the National Science Foundation to create a set of guidelines to help universities as they develop and implement policies, practices, and procedures to ensure public access to federally funded research data.
December 4, 2019
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding a bipartisan agreement on the FUTURE Act in the U.S. Senate.
November 11, 2019
San Diego, CA – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today announced its 2020 Board of Directors. At a ceremony during the association’s 132nd Annual Meeting, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Robert Jones became Chair of the Board, taking over for The Ohio State University President Michael Drake.
November 10, 2019
San Diego, CA – 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 South Florida the winner of the Platinum Level of its 2019 Institutional Award for Global Learning, Research & Engagement. The Platinum Level recognizes institutions at the leading edge of inclusive and comprehensive efforts to internationalize their campuses. The University of British Columbia, Pennsylvania State University, and Florida International University were all recognized for their internationalization efforts as recipients of Gold Level Awards. The Gold Level award recognizes institutions that have excelled in one of the four dimensions of internationalization.