State colleges and universities are engines of economic & social mobility.

AASCU intensifies their impact.

We equip our members to advance equitable outcomes, spark civic engagement, and build thriving regions—so diverse learners seeking prosperity can bring America’s promise home.

First generation graduate; California State University, Fullerton

Meet the 350 AASCU institutions serving more than 3 million students.

Our approach empowers these stewards of place to catalyze economic and social mobility.

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    Member Spotlight
    Pride Month

    Pride Month

    AASCU recognizes the commitment and leadership of our LGBTQ member presidents and chancellors.

    AASCU’s LGBTQ Presidents and Chancellors

    Building a Pipeline of Diverse Teachers for the Next Generation of K–12 Students

    University of Maryland Eastern Shore

    To counter the small percentage of men of color in the education field, one UMES professor created an enterprising, vigorous program to attract, retain, and foster a community for aspiring teachers to lead the next generation of increasingly diverse students.

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    Podcast IconAASCU: Telling Our Story Podcast

    Featuring Richard H. Warren Jr., Ed.D. and Todd Nock from UMES
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