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Covering a wide range of topics and issues, AAC&U research provides timely evidence to support student success, advance equity, and advocate for liberal education.


How College Contributes to Workforce Success: Employer Views on What Matters Most

AAC&U’s most recent survey of employers explores views on the value of a college degree, the educational outcomes and experiences most valued for hiring decisions, and perceptions of recent graduates’ levels of preparedness for workplace success.

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Academic Year 2021-2022: Are College Campuses Ready?

This report explores how well prepared colleges and universities are to support students as they readjust to in-person learning and rising national polarization in the wake of several grave challenges encountered since the onset of the pandemic.


Campus Challenges and Strategic Priorities in a Time of Change

This report, drawn from AAC&U’s most recent survey of campus stakeholders, addresses the top institutional challenges and leading strategic priorities for campuses as they weather the global pandemic and address issues of systemic racism


On Solid Ground

This report shares results from the first two years of data collection from AAC&U’s VALUE initiative. Findings reveal an initial landscape of students’ demonstrated performance on key learning outcomes.