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APLU In The News: October 23, 2019

October 23, 2019
The University of Texas at Austin has joined 19 other universities in a three-year effort to develop and strengthen inclusive recruitment, hiring and retention practices for STEM faculty members, school officials announced on Tuesday. The initiative is part of the Aspire Alliance, co-led by The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and funded by the National Science Foundation.
October 23, 2019
Ball State University is joining a nationwide, three-year institutional change effort to create inclusive STEM faculty recruitment, hiring and retention processes. As part of Aspire: The National Alliance for Inclusive & Diverse STEM Faculty, Ball State will join 20 other universities in the effort.
October 23, 2019
The University of Florida announced Tuesday that joined a three-year institutional change effort aimed at diversifying its faculty recruitment, hiring, and retention practices in STEM fields. The effort, Aspire: The National Alliance for Inclusive & Diverse STEM Faculty, was spearheaded by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. The National Science Foundation funds the effort as part of its INCLUDES initiative.
October 23, 2019
NIU President Lisa Freeman announced the university’s plan to introduce a new financial aid program called Huskie Pledge during her State of the University address on Tuesday at Altgeld Auditorium. Huskie Pledge is set to launch for the fall 2020 semester and will provide qualifying Illinois residents with a grant that covers their first year’s full tuition, Freeman said.