Office of Global Affairs

October 10, 2017

UW honored for inclusive global engagement

The University of Washington has been named a finalist by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) for its Institutional Award for Global Learning, Research & Engagement. The winner will be announced during the 2017 APLU Annual Meeting in Washington, DC this November.

Honorees demonstrate commitment to and institutional evidence of:

  • Inclusive global engagement by all students
  • Global research engagement
  • Leadership commitment
  • Assessment of progress

APLU recognizes the UW as an leading institution pioneering inclusive and comprehensive strategies for enhancing global engagement. “Global experience has never been more important for graduates to have in our interconnected world,” said APLU President Peter McPherson. “We look forward to spotlighting the innovative practices [the finalists] pioneered so that other public universities can draw from those efforts.”

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CONTACT: Sara Stubbs, UW Office of Global Affairs; 206-616-8427, sem42@uw.edu