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12 Colleges and Universities Strengthening K­-16 Student Success Through Community Collaborations

The Association of Public Land-grant Universities (APLU) and the Coalition of Urban Serving Universities (USU) have awarded 12 public universities $50,000 each in Collaborative Opportunity Grants to scale up existing partnerships with public and private community stakeholders.

Using the funding, the campuses will expand their work in five priority investment areas: “engaging faculty, rethinking financial aid, leveraging community assets, engaging employers and workforce organizations, and integrating and strengthening K–16 systems, according to the announcement.

The following universities were awarded Collaborative Opportunity Grants:

Later this summer, representatives from the 12 institutions will convene in the nation’s capitol to collaborate on initiatives, the announcement states.

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