APLU’s Council of 1890 Universities today named the 2014 recipients of the 1890 Teaching, Research and Innovation Awards. Now in its second year, the annual honor highlights exemplary achievements at 1890 land-grant institutions by recognizing advances in teaching, research and innovation on 1890 university campuses and encourages further advancement and development in areas of critical…
June 25, 2014—APLU President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the unveiling of House and Senate proposals to reauthorize the Higher Education Act (HEA). Senate HELP Committee Chairman Tom Harkin (D-IA) authored the Senate bill and House Education & the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) is leading the House effort.
May 8, 2014—In an effort to recognize public universities that have made significant progress in successfully retaining and graduating students, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today announced the opening of the application period for its second annual Most Visible Progress (MVP) National Degree Completion Awards.
May 6, 2014–Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the results of the Gallup-Purdue Index’s inaugural study:
Student Achievement Measure (SAM) Provides a More Comprehensive Way to Measure Student Progress & Degree Completion at Individual Institutions than Federal Rate
January 28, 2014-–APLU President Peter McPherson tonight released the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address:
Association Details Ways to Provide More Accurate, Accessible Information & Tighten up Institutional Eligibility for Title IV Monies
Decembre 17, 2013—APLU President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the announcement of a new Gallup-Purdue University Index that will survey tens of thousands of college graduates across the country.