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Democracy is under assault. Polarization and partisanship are deepening. Intolerance of difference is on the rise. This Giving Tuesday, show your support for the essential role of colleges and universities in sustaining democracy. Help AAC&U ensure that all students graduate with the knowledge and skills they need for active and responsible involvement in civic life.
Teams from the University of Denver and Worcester Polytechnic Institute were awarded the 2021 Delphi Award, including a $15,000 cash prize to continue their 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.
Association TRENDS presented AAC&U's Liberal Education magazine with a Gold TRENDY Award for “Most Improved Magazine.” Entries in this highly competitive category were judged on appearance, layout, content, appropriateness, and effectiveness.
AAC&U has announced the winner of its Frederic W. Ness Book Award, The Campus Color Line: College Presidents and the Struggle for Black Freedom by Eddie R. Cole. The Ness award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to the understanding and improvement of liberal education, will be presented to the author at AAC&U’s annual meeting.
AAC&U’s 2022 Annual Meeting will bring together a broad and diverse community of educators, not to look back to an idealized pre-pandemic normal but to look resolutely forward. The meeting will be held January 19–21 in Washington, DC. Register by November 22 for the best rates.