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  • APLU Statement on Core Principles for Transforming Remediation within a Comprehensive Student Success Strategy

    Washington, DC – APLU President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the release of “Core Principles for Transforming Remediation within a Comprehensive Student Success Strategy” that was unveiled by a group of national education organizations.

  • New Report From APLU & Other Higher Ed Groups Finds University “Cluster” Hiring Can Be Effective for Increasing Faculty Diversity and Improving Campus Climate

    A new report released by a group of three leading higher education organizations—the Coalition for Urban Serving Universities, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, and the Association for American Medical Colleges, which have partnered as “Urban Universities for HEALTH”—finds that faculty “cluster” hiring, an emerging practice designed to expand interdisciplinary research, can also be…

  • Three Public Universities Each Win $10,000 from APLU/USU Innovation Pitch Challenge

    Cleveland State University,University of Louisville Receive Funds to Advance Economic Engagement Efforts on Campus

  • National Study on University Admissions in the Health Professions to be Released September 30

    First nationwide study to examine the impact of holistic review across multiple health professions

  • APLU and USU Select Seven Urban Research Universities for Innovative Pilot Grant that Seeks to Advance Transformational Change within Public Higher Ed

    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-Sponsored Grant Will Award Each Institution $225k to Develop and Test Ways to Increase Access, Improve Success Rates, & Find Greater Cost Efficiencies

  • 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…

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