Student Employment Expert to Speak at APLU’s 2014 Annual Meeting
WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Altus Advisory Partners is pleased to announce that student employment expert Scott Lurding will participate in a panel discussion at the forthcoming Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities 2014 Annual Meeting this fall.
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The APLU Annual Meeting, to be held Nov. 2 – 4 at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek (14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Orlando, Fla.), is the largest gathering of senior leaders from public research universities. The meeting will allow academic professionals from across North America to discuss the latest challenges and opportunities facing public universities. This year’s meeting theme is “Progress through Partnerships.”
At the event, Lurding will participate in a panel discussion titled “Beyond Graduation: Facilitating University Partnerships for Student Post-graduation Outcomes.” During the session, to be held on Nov. 3 at 8:30 A.M., Lurding will highlight how universities can align themselves with their regional employer base to improve student post-graduation employment outcomes.
“I look forward to participating in the panel discussion on this important issue that universities face,” Lurding said. “Based on the work our firm has done for clients, I will share ideas and information on how universities can align themselves with their regional employer community in order to help better prepare students for full-time employment and successful careers after college.”
Lurding, Founder and CEO of Altus Advisory Partners, has 20 years of experience in higher education, consulting and business. He is the author of a Harvard Business School case and has been a guest lecturer at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. He received his MBA from the Harvard Business School.
About Altus Advisory Partners
Altus Advisory Partners serves is an advisor and consultant to colleges and universities and to the non-profit organizations that serve higher education. The firm’s mission is to help institutions solve their most pressing issues and to innovate and thrive in a period of unprecedented change in higher education. The firm has developed an expertise in aligning universities with their regional employer base to improve student employment outcomes. Altus has a proven track record of helping clients identify their critical issues and develop data-driven solutions for long-term success. Learn more at www.altusap.com. Follow Altus on Facebook and Twitter.
For more information about the APLU meeting and to register online, go to: http://www.aplu.org/annualmeeting.
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