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    AASCU Expert Source Topics



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    The following are some of the specific topics and issues on which AASCU executives can provide expertise.  

    Perspectives on Our Nation’s State College & Universities (SCUs) 

    • How SCUs differentiate themselves from other four-year institutions of higher education 
    • Challenges and  opportunities facing SCUs (including Hispanic-Serving Institutions and Historically Black Colleges & Universities)
    • Why SCUs are particularly effective at supporting first generation, non-traditional and low-income student

    Ensuring Proper SCU Funding & Promoting College Affordability 

    • Value and benefits of a federal-state funding partnership 
    • Why SCUs are still an affordable higher education option
    • Unique programs offered by SCUs to make higher education affordable
    • How SCUs are preparing students to be financially savvy citizens

    Building Valuable Partnerships with Communities, States 

    • SCUs as contributors to workforce and economic development
    • SCUs assuming leadership roles during local crises
    • SCUs equipping students with the skills needed for the local economy

    Transforming Undergraduate Higher Education 

    • Re-Imagining the First Year of College
    • Promoting student success
    • Strategies for overcoming disparities in college graduation rates
    • Technology innovations in higher education

    Advancing the Cause of Democracy 

    • Nurturing students to become engaged global citizens and civic leaders
    • Benefits of student civic engagement
    • Student activation in elections
    • Addressing economic inequality and democracy

    Preparing Service Members and Veterans for the Civilian Workforce

    • How the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges program at many SCUs is benefiting members of the military
    • What SCUs are doing to help vets get properly trained for critical post-military careers