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AAC&U joined the American Council on Education and other higher education organizations in sending a letter to US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos raising concerns about a proposed rule on campus free speech. While the department’s goal of protecting robust debate and a diversity of ideas on campus is admirable, the rule is likely to curtail or limit free speech, particularly at private institutions.
Register now for AAC&U’s Conference on Diversity, Equity, and Student Success, “The Power of Collective Action.” The conference, to be held March 19–21 in New Orleans, will focus on building coalitions to advance effective practices, identifying solutions to enduring challenges, and leading change for the common good.
The Delphi Award presents a $15,000 award to institutions that have demonstrated effective strategies to support non-tenure-track, contingent, or adjunct faculty in pursuing strategic priorities such as student learning and community engagement. The award is an initiative of the Pullias Center for Higher Education at the University of Southern California in partnership with AAC&U.
In honor of Women’s History Month, Diverse: Issues In Higher Education will highlight AAC&U’s Tia Brown McNair in a March 19 edition featuring thirty-five outstanding women who have tackled some of higher education’s toughest challenges, exhibited extraordinary leadership skills, and made a positive difference in their communities.
To honor the legacy of scholar and educator L. Lee Knefelkamp, AAC&U has announced the launch of a new endowed fund to promote intentional and sustained linkages between student and campus success. Click here to learn more about the fund or to make a contribution.