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Inaugural Institute on Teaching and Learning for Campus-Wide Interfaith Excellence

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 16:00

The institute, a new partnership between the Interfaith Youth Core and AAC&U, is an opportunity for campus teams to engage issues of religious diversity. The institute will be held July 17–20 at Boston University. Applications are due April 30, 2018.

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AAC&U Announces New Directors and Officers for Board of Directors

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 11:45

AAC&U is pleased to welcome eight new board members, a new slate of officers, and a new board chair, Richard Guarasci, President of Wagner College, to its board of directors.

AAC&U Launches Five-Year Strategic Plan

AAC&U Launches Five-Year Strategic Plan

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 00:15

AAC&U’s 2018–22 strategic plan, We ASPIRE, outlines goals and strategic initiatives for the next five years. We ASPIRE reclaims higher education’s civic mission of educating for democracy and reaffirms a commitment to demonstrating the value of liberal education to prepare students for work, life, and global citizenship.

Seven Graduate Students Honored with K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 10:45

Cross Scholars are recognized for their commitment to academic and civic responsibility and their promise as future leaders of higher education. They will be honored and introduced to the AAC&U community during the Opening Plenary at AAC&U’s 2018 Annual Meeting and will speak in the session, “Faculty of the Future: Voices from the Next Generation.” 

A Holiday Message from AAC&U

Monday, December 18, 2017 - 06:45

AAC&U President Lynn Pasquerella shares a message for our members and colleagues wishing you a happy holiday season. We look forward to our continued work together in fulfilling the enduring promise of American higher education.

Seeking Submissions for The Academic Minute

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 09:30

The Academic Minute radio program is seeking submissions for upcoming segments. Please send submissions to David Hopper at dhopper@wamc.org.                                      

AAC&U President Lynn Pasquerella is host of The Academic Minute, produced by WAMC Northeast Public Radio in partnership with AAC&U. The Academic Minute features faculty and researchers from colleges and universities around the world discussing what’s new in the academy and the ways in which academic research contributes to serving the public good. In addition to being broadcast widely on radio stations around the country, each segment is posted daily on Inside Higher Ed and across The Academic Minute’s and AAC&U’s social media portals.

The Academic Minute has particular interest in research submissions related to several specific themes:

  • Labor Day – exploring jobs, automation, and the future of work in America
  • Back to School – educational practice, especially liberal education
  • Week-Long Series – five separate research submissions from one institution
  • Other Topics – research focused on areas outside of these topics

Be sure to tune in daily to The Academic Minute, and thank you for considering this opportunity for public engagement.

The VALUE Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 15:30

AAC&U announces the development of the VALUE Institute as a continuing resource for institutions to document, report, and use learning outcomes evidence to improve student success.

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