WASHINGTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Higher education consulting firm Altus Advisory Partners announced today that it will participate in the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) 2014 Summer Academic Affairs Meeting. The event will run from July 31 to August 3 at Harborbeach Marriott Resort, 3030 Holiday Dr. in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. The theme for AASCU's Academic Affairs Summer Meeting is "Fostering Student Success: Programs and Practices."
At the meeting, Altus founder and CEO Scott Lurding will co-present a session along with an Altus client that is an AASCU member. The two will discuss a project to improve student employment outcomes at the client university. Lurding was selected by AASCU to present at the meeting based on his firm's unique work to improve employer alignment and student employment outcomes for their university clients.
Lurding has 20 years of experience in higher education, consulting and business. He served as the Associate Secretary, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, of the Phi Beta Kappa Society for ten years. Prior to that, he worked at consulting firms CEB and Accenture. Lurding 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.
"We are thrilled to be participating in the AASCU 2014 Summer Academic Affairs Meeting," Lurding said. "It was an honor to be selected. This will be an opportunity for administrators to learn more about our firm and the work we do. Our work is getting the firm noticed."
Altus serves as 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 expertise in improving student employment outcomes for it clients.
American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) is a Washington-based higher education association of nearly 420 public colleges, universities and systems whose members share a learning- and teaching-centered culture, a historic commitment to underserved student populations and a dedication to research and creativity that advances their regions' economic progress and cultural development. Learn more about AASCU at https://www.aascu.org/. Follow AASCU on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
For more information about AASCU's 2014 Academic Affairs Summer Meeting and to register online, go to http://www.aascu.org/meetings/aa_summer14/. To learn more about Altus Advisory Partners, go to www.altusap.com or follow them on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
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