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  • Nine Major Higher Ed Groups Endorse Student Achievement Measure as Effort Builds to More Accurately Track Graduation Rates at Colleges

    Student Achievement Measure (SAM) Provides a More Comprehensive Way to Measure Student Progress & Degree Completion at Individual Institutions than Federal Rate

  • Association of Public and Land-grant Universities Statement on President Obama’s FY2015 Budget Proposal

    March 4, 2014– APLU President Peter McPherson today released the following statement in response to President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget proposal.

  • APLU Announces Inaugural Cohort for the HBCU Innovation and Entrepreneurship Collaborative

    15 HBCU Teams Chosen to Lead the Implementation of Innovation and Entrepreneurship on Their Respective Campuses

  • APLU Statement on President Obama’s State of the Union Address

    January 28, 2014-–APLU President Peter McPherson tonight released the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address:

  • APLU President McPherson’s Statement on White House Summit on Increasing Higher Education Opportunities for Low-Income, Disadvantaged Students

    January 16, 2014–Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement after attending a White House summit with university presidents on the need to expand higher education opportunities for low-income and disadvantaged students.

  • Urban Universities for HEALTH Launches National Study on Holistic Review in the Health Professions

    December 16, 2013—The Urban Universities for HEALTH Learning Collaborative launched a national study on universities’ use of holistic review as part of their admission process for students pursuing careers in the health professions. The study will examine how universities are using holistic review and other admission practices, with the goal of improving evidence in support […]

  • APLU Announces Winners of Inaugural Project Degree Completion MVP Award

    Georgia State University, Florida International University, and San Francisco State University Honored for Taking Great Strides Toward Increased Graduation Rates as Part of ‘Project Degree Completion’

  • APLU Names Recipients of 1890 Land-grant University Awards

    Delaware State University Honored as the 1890 Land-grant Institution of the Year. Two Reports on HBCUs also Released

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