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Greek god of the arts, archery, and divination.
Apollo disease - Synonym(s): acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis
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The committee also factored whether the affiliated university had earned APLU's Innovation & Economic Prosperity University designation, a national recognition for higher education institutions that have demonstrated a substantial and sustainable commitment to promoting economic development.
They drew together about 10 of their closest colleagues as a semiformal leadership team and began to think about how they could use the convening power of APLU and the social capital within their loose confederation to work toward forming a NIC.
Membership in the MTE-Partnership was organized around "partnership teams," which include a lead institution that is a member of APLU; at least one K-12 school partner; and other partners, which in many cases include additional colleges and universities from their region.
In January 2012, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities embarked upon a commitment to engage APLU membership institutions "in a comprehensive dialogue on the subject of minority males in STEM with the ultimate aim of providing leading higher education institutions with the tools, information, and perspectives that will assist them in the practice in identifying, retaining, and graduating minority males in STEM fields".
A test validity study (4) (see www.voluntarysystem.org /index.cfm?page=research) was conducted by APLU to ensure that the three tests measured similar learning constructs and could be used interchangeably by institutions to report on learning gains.
In addition, the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) coordinated more than 100 faculty and other experts in an effort to develop rubrics for major learning outcomes, as part of a larger project designed to bring together the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) to work collectively on the development of leadership and student assessment across these institutions to improve student learning.
A recent conference of the Coalition of Urban Serving Universities (USU) and the Association of Public and Landgrant Universities (APLU) highlighted some of the more constructive and promising stories.
At the request of the National Research Council (NRC) Committee on Research Universities, the Council on Governmental Relations (COGR), the Association of American Universities (AAU), and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) have assembled a set of ten recommendations for regulatory reform that would improve research universities' ability to carry out their missions without requiring a significant financial investment by the Federal government.
* "Increasing Access Through Transfer" Co-Sponsored by NISTS, NASPA and APLU