American Association of State Colleges and Universities


AASCU will elevate and transform member institutions through effective public policy and leadership to enable its members to drive regional economic mobility through student access and success while helping to solve their communities’ most pressing challenges.


AASCU is the collective voice of nearly 400 public colleges, universities, and systems that hold students and community at the heart of their mission. The association works to expand student access, success and opportunity, promote world-class teaching and experiential learning tied to career advancement, and support applied research and service that advances economic development and quality of life in communities across the country. 

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