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ADVISORY: Nationwide Initiative Will Address Equity and Innovation in Higher Education

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Six institutions of higher education across the country have created a national alliance to address equity and innovation for the future of higher education. Microsoft is set to collaborate.

Presidents from the founding institutions of this initiative will provide details during a virtual news conference May 13, 2021.

The institutions are Grand Valley State University in Michigan; Amarillo College in Texas; Boise State University in Idaho; Fort Valley State University in Georgia; San José State University in California; and Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania.

Members of the media are invited to attend a news conference held via Zoom on May 13, from 4-5 p.m. EDT. A link to the news conference is below.

Link to news conference:

Time: May 13, 2021 04:00 PM America/Detroit

Join Zoom Meeting
https://gvsu-edu.zoom.us/j/93957803372?pwd=cG5OS3FabWZkOThaQUVDMCtXL0Zhdz09

Meeting ID: 939 5780 3372
Passcode: 558616
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View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210512005688/en/

Contacts

Questions can be directed to:
Grand Valley State University -- Mary Eilleen Lyon, lyonme@gvsu.edu
Amarillo College -- Joe Wyatt, jvwyatt@actx.edu
Boise State University -- Mike Sharp, mikesharp@boisestate.edu
Fort Valley State University -- Mechell Clark McCrary, Mechell.McCrary@fvsu.edu
San José State University -- Robin McElhatton, robin.mcelhatton@sjsu.edu
Shippensburg University -- Ken Bach, KTBach@ship.edu

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