Promising Practices

AASCU member campuses are taking charge for a better tomorrow. Read and share what your colleagues around the country are doing to make a difference. Click the button to tell your own compelling story.

Reimagining Postsecondary Education

These Promising Practices focus on five key areas outlined by the Postsecondary Value Commission:

  • Equalize access to increase postsecondary value
  • Remove affordability as an impediment to postsecondary value
  • Eliminate completion gaps and strengthen post-college outcomes to ensure postsecondary value
  • Improve data to expose and address inequitable postsecondary value
  • Promote social justice by providing equitable postsecondary value

Quick Tip

Check out our Presidential PVC Task Force Talking Points to help guide engaging conversations about your institution’s Promising Practices.

Kean University

Degree-Seeking Success for English Language Learners

Kean University’s Supera program helps Latinx students complete their English as a Second Language requirements at the same time they take courses for their degrees, resulting in higher retention and graduation rates for these students.

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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Casting a Wide Net of Support

When it comes to equalizing access to and affordability of postsecondary education, success hinges on developing a broad base committed to the cause

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Northern Arizona University

Expanding Opportunity Through Greater Access

This university in the Southwest is articulating a transparent message of affordability and accessibility to students in underrepresented communities through its tuition-free initiative and admissions pilot program.

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Sul Ross State University

Growing Enthusiasm for STEM Through Engaging Teachers and Instruction

Using a multidisciplinary approach, this university is building a pipeline of teachers in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines from underrepresented populations. It is also inspiring and educating the next generation of STEM students by bringing developments in the sciences and math to the Latinx and Indigenous communities.

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