The APLU Annual Meeting has become the premier event for public university leaders to share opinions on emerging topics, gain valuable professional development experience, and meet colleagues from across the nation. With the myriad challenges facing public higher education, it has never been more important for university officials to come together and discuss strategies for the future. Presidents, chancellors, provosts, deans, and senior leaders for research, governmental affairs, public affairs, development, student affairs, finance and more are encouraged to attend. The Annual Meeting provides great insight on the issues public universities are grappling with, as well as ample networking opportunities - learn about best practices and share your institution’s story.
The 126th Annual Meeting will take place November 10-12, 2013 at the Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC. Concurrent sessions begin Sunday at 8:30 a.m. The formal Opening General Session is at 5 p.m. The Annual Meeting will close with the Closing General Session on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m.
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) is a research, policy, and advocacy organization representing 218 public research universities, land-grant institutions, state university systems, and related organizations. Founded in 1887, APLU is the nation's oldest higher education association with member institutions in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and four U.S. territories. Annually, member campuses enroll more than 3.8 million undergraduates and 1.2 million graduate students, award over 1 million degrees, employ nearly 1 million faculty and staff, and conduct more than $37 billion in university-based research.