Coalition Overview

The Coalition of Urban Serving Universities (USU) is a president-led organization committed to enhancing urban university engagement to increase prosperity and opportunity in the nation's cities, and to tackling key urban challenges.  Membership includes more than 35 public urban research universities representing all U.S. geographic regions.

The USU agenda is guided by three capabilities Research, Public Engagement, and Policy. Current projects address these issues by facilitating transformations in student success pathways, encouraging campus-community partnerships to build strong communities, and ensuring greater diversity in the healthcare industry.