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AAC&U offers a series of summer institutes designed to help campus teams advance ongoing change initiatives at their home institutions, along with institutes designed specifically for STEM faculty and administrators who seek to transform undergraduate STEM education and to build capacity for cultural responsiveness. Applications are now open for the 2020 Summer Institutes.
AAC&U joined ACE and other higher education organizations in a letter to Congress supporting the FUTURE Act, which would permanently fund Historically Black Colleges and Universities and other Minority-Serving Institutions. It would also simplify FAFSA and loan repayment paperwork. The legislation has passed both the Senate and House.
Early Bird Registration ends December 16 for AAC&U’s 2020 Annual Meeting, “Shaping the Future of Higher Education: An Invitation to Lead.” The meeting—to be held January 22–25 in Washington, DC—will showcase equitable, innovative, and cost-effective models for providing today’s students with a strong, relevant, and inclusive liberal education. Click here for more information about the meeting or to register.
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.
A Comprehensive Approach to Assessment of High-Impact Practices, written by Ashley Finley and co-released with the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA), outlines a process of effectively assessing high-impact practices—such as learning communities, capstones, undergraduate research, and community-based experiences—at your institution.