Washington, DC – Aiming to expand opportunity, boost employment, and increase productivity in rural areas, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and the North Central Regional Center for Rural Development hosted by Purdue University today released a report and curriculum aimed at helping public and land-grant universities’ programs advance workforce development and strengthen career pathways for […]
APLU President Mark Becker today issued the following statement on bipartisan, bicameral agreement on a Fiscal Year 2023 omnibus appropriations bill.
In an effort to improve the clarity and consistency of student financial aid offers, NASFAA — along with 10 higher education associations representing college presidents, financial aid offices, enrollment managers, and admissions counselors — today launched a task force with the goal of creating a set of principles and standards about what information should be […]
Denver, Colorado – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named three winners of its 10th annual Innovation & Economic Prosperity (IEP) University Awards and nine new IEP University designees. The awards recognize innovative projects or programs in economic engagement.
Washington, D.C. – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today honored four public university faculty with national teaching awards recognizing excellence in agricultural sciences teaching and student engagement. Jacquelyn Dee Mosley of the University of Arkansas and Shyam Nair of Sam Houston State University were named national recipients of the U.S. Department of […]
Denver, CO — The Experiment Station Section (ESS), a unit of The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities’ (APLU) Commission on Food, Environment, and Renewable Resources, Board on Agriculture Assembly, recognized individuals and teams for its excellence in diversity and inclusion, leadership, and multi-state research. Following a national solicitation for nominations and rigorous evaluation, these […]
Denver, Colorado – In recognition of extraordinary community outreach, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named the University of Georgia (UGA) the winner of the 2022 C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award during a ceremony at the group’s annual meeting in Denver.
Denver, Colorado – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named Florida Atlantic University (FAU) the winner of its 2022 Degree Completion Award during a ceremony at its annual meeting. The Degree Completion Award works to identify, recognize, and reward institutions that employ innovative and evidence-based approaches to improve degree completion while ensuring […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Recognizing visionary leadership and diversity in educational programming, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), and Cooperative Extension announced the 2022 Top Honors in Extension Excellence and Diversity. USDA-NIFA, APLU, and Cooperative Extension have sponsored the awards since […]
Washington, D.C. – As part of its ongoing efforts to support public research universities’ efforts to increase degree completion, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named Florida Atlantic University, the University of South Alabama, the University of Texas at San Antonio, and Virginia Commonwealth University as finalists for its 2022 Degree Completion […]