Regional Public Universities (RPUs) educate 20% of all undergraduate students each year and serve as anchor institutions for their regions. As a result of their access and student-centered mission, RPUs generate greater upward mobility than any other postsecondary sector, propelling people to the middle and upper classes. Despite the important role RPUs play in society and for their students, their contributions are often obscured by deficit-based myths and portrayals found in media coverage about the sector, research, and university rankings systems. During this webinar, we will use research and evidence to bust the myths about RPUs while describing their contributions to educational equity, regional wellbeing, and society.
Sponsored by ASERL
February 18, 2022 @ 10:00 am - February 22, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
March 9, 2022 @ 11:00 am - March 11, 2022 @ 2:15 pm