The Coalition of Urban Serving Universities

Harnessing the collective power of our public urban research universities.


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September 2019


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USU's resource library is an opportunity for the best practices of student performance to be shared with the entire community. Our mission in this project is to enable urban serving universities to advance efficient, effective, and innovative models to foster student achievement and exceed state and national goals.

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The Coalition of Urban Serving Universities (USU) is a network of public urban research universities that represents every region of our country.

University presidents created the Coalition to leverage the intellectual capital and economic power of urban universities, thereby improving urban life and America’s competitiveness in the global economy.

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