APLU invites Innovation and Economic Prosperity University (IEP) designees to submit applications for the 2019 IEP University Awards cycle. The IEP Universities Awards application is only open to institutions that have earned the IEP designation — which recognizes institutions with a demonstrated a sustainable, substantive, and institutional-level commitment to economic engagement. The IEP University Awards, meanwhile, recognize best in class achievements across the categories of Talent, Innovation, Place, and the top-prize Connections award.
Award winners are recognized during the Commission on Economic and Community Engagement summer meeting. Awardees will also be recognized at the APLU Annual Meeting, the leading convening of public university presidents, provosts, vice-presidents, and senior staff. Review the award application guidelines and submit your intent to apply by Feb 28, 2019.