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AAC&U has announced the nine graduate student recipients of the annual K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award. The award recognizes students who show exemplary promise as future leaders of higher education and a commitment to academic innovation in the areas of equity, community engagement, and teaching and learning. The 2021 award recipients will be recognized at AAC&U’s Virtual Annual Meeting.
AAC&U’s mission has taken on a new sense of urgency following the attack on the US Capitol in an attempt to undermine the results of a lawful election and disrupt the peaceful transfer of power. During these challenging times, we are committed to supporting all institutions of higher education in fulfilling our shared objective of educating for democracy. Read the full statement here.
The annual forum on January 22–23 will offer interactive concurrent sessions and workshop opportunities for participants to share emerging best practices regarding the delivery of instruction in ways that maintain quality and equity while enabling institutions to offer courses via a variety of delivery modes and mechanisms. Find out more and register here.
Register now for the VALUE Institute, higher education's leading source for direct evidence of student learning. The VALUE Institute provides institutions, departments, programs, states, consortia, and other providers with external validation of institutional assessment of learning outcomes.
Moving Up Without Losing Your Way: The Ethical Cost of Upward Mobility is the winner of the 2020 Frederic W. Ness Book Award. The annual award, which recognizes the book that best contributes to the understanding and improvement of liberal education, will be presented to author Jennifer M. Morton during AAC&U’s 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting.