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June 25, 2015
Washington, D.C. – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the Obama administration’s announcement that it’s shifting away from a proposed college ratings system and will instead develop a new set of transparency tools to help students and their families, policymakers, and the general public better understand the cost and outcomes of post-secondary institutions.
February 12, 2015
Association Responds to Department of Education’s Request for Comments on Ratings Plan; Proposes an Alternative Way to Increase Transparency and Accountability of Higher Education Institutions
February 12, 2015
Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the release of the Task Force on Government Regulation of Higher Education’s Report.
January 20, 2015
Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson tonight released the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address.
January 8, 2015
AACC, AASCU, & APLU Host Symposium: “Beyond a Job: Framing the Value of Higher Education”
December 19, 2014
Association of Public and Land-grant Universities President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the unveiling of the Obama’s administration framework for its college ratings system.
December 4, 2014
American Association of Community Colleges, American Association of State Colleges and Universities, & Association of Public and Land-grant Universities Develop New Collaborative Efforts to Support & Accelerate College Completion Efforts of Their Member Institutions
November 21, 2014
Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the introduction of the revised Senate majority proposal to reauthorize the Higher Education Act (HEA). Senate HELP Committee Chairman Tom Harkin (D-IA) authored the bill.
November 4, 2014
Awards Honor their Efforts Toward Increased Retention & Graduation
November 3, 2014
APLU's Council of 1890 Universities today named the 2014 recipients of the 1890 Teaching, Research and Innovation Awards. Now in its second year, the annual honor highlights exemplary achievements at 1890 land-grant institutions by recognizing advances in teaching, research and innovation on 1890 university campuses and encourages further advancement and development in areas of critical importance. The awards were presented during a special reception at the 127th APLU Annual Meeting underway in Orlando, Florida.