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AAC&U joined the American Council on Education and other higher education associations in signing a letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell urging support for the Dream Act of 2021. The letter outlines that, as valuable members of our communities, the undocumented young people known as “Dreamers” should be able to earn lawful permanent residence in the United States and ultimately a path to full more
The Pullias Center for Higher Education, in partnership with AAC&U, is accepting applications for the 2021 Delphi Award. The cash prize is awarded to two groups for their work in supporting adjunct, contingent, and non-tenure-track faculty in promoting student success. The award is designed to incentivize assistance for non-tenure-track faculty and to push institutions to support all, not just some, faculty.
Five new directors and officers were elected to the AAC&U board of directors. Lenore Rodicio, senior fellow at the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program, will serve as chair of the board. William J. Craft, president of Concordia College, will serve as past chair. AAC&U members also elected Mary Dana Hinton, president of Hollins University, as vice chair of the board, and more
AAC&U has joined the American Council on Education and other higher education associations in sending a letter to President Biden expressing higher education’s commitment to helping the new administration combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Through practical steps like testing, tracing, and utilizing subject matter experts and campus facilities to support vaccination efforts more