11/08/2013 03:08 PM
BATON ROUGE – LSU President and Chancellor F. King Alexander will present on “President
Obama’s Proposal and Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act” at the 126th annual
meeting of the Association of Public Land Grant Universities, or APLU, taking place
Nov. 10-12 at the Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW, in Washington, D.C.
Alexander’s session, which is open to council members only, will take place on Monday,
Nov. 11, from 10:25 - 10:50 a.m. in the Virginia Suite. Alexander will be joined by
Morgan State University President David Wilson to discuss possible changes in student
financial aid, including President Obama’s proposals.
Keppler will be a part of a panel on ¬¬“Using National Survey Data to Increase Student
Success” on Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 8:30 - 10 a.m. in room Maryland B. This session
will highlight common issues institutions face in student learning and engagement,
and how national survey data has guided implementation of practices and policies to
address those issues.
This year’s APLU annual meeting will be the largest ever held in Washington, D.C.,
with more than 1,200 leaders from public higher education scheduled to attend. 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.
For more information, visit http://www.aplu.org.
Alexander is available to media across the country to discuss issues related to higher education such as trends, student indebtedness, college affordability and the College Scorecard. Please contact Ernie Ballard, LSU media relations director, at 225-578-5685 or firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an interview.
Posted on Friday, November 8, 2013