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AAC&U is offering a collection of online resources and a video from civil rights leader Bernard Lafayette on voter and civic engagement. While every election is an opportunity to highlight AAC&U’s longstanding commitment to democratic and civic engagement as a vital component of a liberal education, that commitment means more than ever at this time of national reckoning with racial injustice.
AAC&U President Lynn Pasquerella has signed to support a letter from Wesleyan University President Michael Roth and Amherst College President Biddy Martin responding to the US Department of Education’s investigation of Princeton University after the university’s president publicly recognized that historic racism has been embedded in the institution over time.
Lynn Pasquerella spoke at Ideagen’s summit, which runs from September 17 to October 9. Highlighting one goal per day, Ideagen is showcasing how the world’s leading organizations are addressing the goals through the education, awareness, and collaboration of individuals and organizations who strive for a better society and planet. The panel discussion featuring President Pasquerella can be viewed here.
Teams from Louisiana State University and Northcentral University received the 2020 Delphi Award, which includes $15,000 to continue their innovative work supporting adjunct, contingent, and non-tenure-track faculty in promoting student success. Since 2012, AAC&U and the USC Pullias Center have partnered on the Delphi Project on the Changing Faculty and Student Success to develop reports and resources, collect models, and conduct research and advocacy.
This conference, held November 5–7, 2020, will convene STEM faculty, national experts, and thought leaders; share effective STEM teaching and learning strategies; reveal the latest in STEM education research; and deeply engage in topics that are critical to the reform of STEM higher education.