AAC&U News, December 2016

This issue of AAC&U News features Luther College’s Paideia program, as well as new data on Competency-Based Education programs and the latest news about AAC&U meetings, projects, and publications. Watch for the next issue of AAC&U News in February.

Liberal Education, Fall 2016

Liberal Education, Fall 2016

AAC&U has joined with more than a hundred diverse organizations and individuals as partners in the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation enterprise. With particular attention to the role of higher education, this special issue provides an overview of this wide-ranging effort to heal racial divides in communities across the country. 

Diversity & Democracy, Fall 2016

Diversity & Democracy, Fall 2016

In signature work, through integrative projects lasting at least one semester, students pursue questions that matter both to themselves and to society. This issue, produced in partnership with the Corella and Bertram F. Bonner Foundation, explores what it means for students to explicitly and intentionally act on their roles within a community through their signature work.  


Network for Academic Renewal Working Conference

February 23–25, 2017  | Phoenix, Arizona  | Register by January 12, 2017, for the best rates
This conference will engage participants in exploring how to design, implement, and evaluate high-quality general education pathways that effectively prepare all students for active participation in our nation’s democracy and success in an ever-changing global society.

Annual Meeting 2017

Annual Meeting—Register by December 16 for best rates

January 25 Pre-Meeting Symposium on “Student Activism and Liberal Education: Faculty Engagement in Turbulent Times”
January 28 “Forum on Digital Learning and ePortfolios”


What's New

Terrel Rhodes

The VALUE/Multi-State Collaborative to Advance Quality Student Learning (MSC), a project led by AAC&U and the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO), held a... more

Leap Asian Cooperative

AAC&U announces a new LEAP Global Partnership with the Asian Cooperative Program (ACP), a consortium of fourteen Southeast Asian universities and Kansai University of International Studies in Japan. ACP is a collaborative effort to share... more


AAC&U invites participants to register for General Education and Assessment: Design Thinking for Student Learning, to be held February 23–25, 2017, in Phoenix, Arizona. The conference will engage participants in exploring how... more