Our Work

Achieving University Transformation & Systemic Changes

Public research universities have long been powerful, problem solving institutions. APLU is working with members to transform practices and align and scale successful strategies from the association’s many projects and initiatives related to student success and degree completion.

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Powered by Publics

PxP brings together 125 institutions to increase college access, student success, and graduation. The initiative is the largest-ever collaborative effort to improve outcomes through innovations in affordability, teaching and learning, and holistic student supports.

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Aspire: The National Alliance for Inclusive & Diverse STEM Faculty

APLU and the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning at the University of Wisconsin are leading a NSF-funded collaborative effort to diversify STEM faculty and ensure all STEM faculty use inclusive teaching practices.

Georgia State University

Frontier Set

The Frontier Set is investment aimed at better understanding how institutions transform to meet the needs of today and tomorrow’s learners. The Frontier Set membership includes 29 colleges and universities and two-state systems, and intermediaries

University of Central Florida

USU Advancing Racial Justice & Equity (ARJE)

The Coalition of Urban Serving Universities’ Advancing Racial Justice and Equity initiative is a multi-pronged, multi-year series aimed at increasing university capacity to confront systemic inequities while building more equitable spaces for historically marginalized communities.