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International Programs

International programs support the global engagement of students and faculty, enriching education, research and outreach with experience and perspectives beyond our borders.

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APLU is a leading higher education association in advocacy for international legislative priorities including international development, immigration, study abroad and Title VI.
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The International Programs Office and the Commission on International Initiatives leads an APLU agenda to take a leadership position on internationalization issues beyond development that serve CII membership interests.
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For over ten years, APLU has served as a vital link between the university community, USAID, and the Board on International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD).
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The APLU Institutional Award for Global Learning, Research, and Engagement recognizes a public university excelling in its efforts to drive an inclusive approach to global engagement, research, and learning at their institution and measuring the impact of these efforts.
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Knowledge and innovation is not bound by national borders. This has always been true, but the scope and complexity of today’s challenges make the necessity for global engagement even more critical. The University Commitment to Global Engagement provides an opportunity for institutions to declare their commitment to global engagement and to solving our world’s most pressing problems.
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The mission of the Knowledge Center is to improve development assistance to higher education around the world. We pursue this mission because we believe that institutions of higher education are vital to development, innovation, and poverty reduction.
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The International Programs office has had a rich history of working on a number of projects and initiatives that has contributed to international development and comprehensive internationalization policies and activities.
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The Malone Awards honor those who further international education in public higher education and are dedicated to the memory of Michael P. Malone (1940-1999), who served as president of Montana State University from 1991 until his untimely death in 1999.
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APLU's Challenge of Change commission unveiled its much-anticipated report and action plan, which centers on harnessing the vast academic, research, and leadership capabilities of public research universities to address the transdisciplinary challenges of food and nutrition security.
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APLU member institutions have been deeply engaged in international development for decades.
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Economic Development & Engagement
APLU believes public and land-grant universities should dramatically expand engagement efforts with partners in the communities they serve—members of the public, community organizations, business and industry, state and local government, and others.