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, 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Washington, DC – In an effort to address persistent equity gaps in undergraduate educational outcomes, the Boyer 2030 Commission today issued a new blueprint for advancing equity, student success, and excellence in undergraduate education at research universities in the United States. The commission – composed of higher education, philanthropic, and business leaders and convened by […]
Washington, D.C. – Recognizing efforts to advance public impact research and promote diversity and inclusion in research, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today announced winners of its inaugural Council on Research (COR) Public Impact Research Award and Award for Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in University Research.
Washington, DC – Addressing the national need to broaden diversity and increase inclusion in STEM fields and higher education leadership, the NSF INCLUDES Aspire Alliance announced the fourth cohort of fellows in its IAspire Leadership Academy. The academy is part of the Aspire Alliance’s Institutional Change Initiative, which the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities […]
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities President Mark Becker today released the following statement on the Senate confirmation of Dr. Arati Prabhakar as Director of the White House Office of Science Technology.
Washington, DC – In recognition of their extraordinary community engagement initiatives, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today announced that four of its member universities have been selected as regional winners of the 2022 W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Award. As regional award winners, the University of Georgia, the University of Texas […]
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