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  • APLU & AIR Announce New Data Literacy Institute Cohort to Advance Data Capacity and Student Success on Campus

    Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and Association for Institutional Research (AIR) today announced a new cohort of institutions participating in the Data Literacy Institute, which aims to help APLU member campuses better use data to increase student success. Bowling Green State University; Illinois State University; Miami University of Ohio;…

  • Student Experience Project Outlines Results Demonstrating Increased Student Belonging and Academic Success

    Washington, DC – A multi-year national project focused on increasing student belonging and academic success has culminated in a new report from the Student Experience Project (SEP) outlining tangible interventions universities and colleges can implement. The report, Increasing Equity in College Student Experience: Findings from a National Collaborative, draws on a vast data set measuring…

  • APLU Co-Led Aspire Alliance Releases Report on Equity Reform in STEM Faculty Careers

    Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) co-led National Science Foundation (NSF) INCLUDES Aspire Alliance for Inclusive & Diverse STEM Faculty today released a report outlining approaches to addressing systemic barriers to successful careers for diverse science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) faculty.

  • APLU Announces 2022 Malone International Leadership Award Recipient

    Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today announced that Dr. James L. Moore III, Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer at The Ohio State University, is the 2022 recipient of the Michael P. Malone International Leadership Award. The Malone Award, a national honor sponsored by APLU…

  • APLU Applauds Nomination of Arati Prabhakar as OSTP Director

    Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities President Peter McPherson today released a statement on President Biden’s Nomination of Arati Prabhakar as Director of the White House Office of Science Technology.

  • APLU & USU Launch Free Online Course to Spur Broader University Transformation

    Washington, DC – Seeking to spur key, systemic changes on campuses to boost equitable student success across the higher education sector, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and Coalition of Urban Serving Universities (USU) today launched an open-access online course aimed at guiding higher education faculty, staff, and leaders through vital elements of…

  • APLU Council on Research Names New Cohort of COR Research Leader Fellows

    Washington, DC – The APLU Council on Research has named eight research leaders to its fifth cohort of COR Research Leader Fellows. APLU’s Council on Research (COR), which is comprised of senior research officers at the nation’s public research universities, created the fellowship to enable individuals who are new vice presidents, vice chancellors, or vice…

  • APLU Announces UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May as Board Chair

    Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today announced University of California, Davis Chancellor Gary S. May as the new Chair of its Board of Directors. May succeeds Rebecca Blank, who resigned as chair after recently leaving her position as chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison to become president of Northwestern…

  • Student Experience Project Releases First Day Toolkit to Help Faculty Foster Student Belonging

    Washington, DC – Aiming to boost students’ sense of belonging so they have the supportive learning environment needed to thrive, the Student Experience Project (SEP) today released a First Day Toolkit to help faculty use evidence-based practices to revise their course syllabi to advance student success. The toolkit, which is informed by a pilot of…

  • APLU Names Mark Becker as Its Next President

    Washington, DC – APLU today announced that Mark P. Becker, former president of Georgia State University and lifelong champion of equity and student success, will serve as the next president of the association, effective September 1, 2022. Becker will succeed Peter McPherson, who announced last year that he would retire after more than 16 years…

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