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a2ru is a partnership of more than 40 research universities committed to connecting knowledge and empowering leadership to foster interdisciplinary collaboration. a2ru envisions a works in which universities—students, faculty, and leaders—acknowledge, embed, and integrate the arts in the pursuit of basic knowledge and everyday practice.

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Clarify and define what arts integration means at your institution.
Create a “Partner Profile” highlighting arts-integrated research, practice, and teaching on your campus.[/vc_cta][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_cta h2=”” h4=”Engage” h4_font_container=”color:%23ffffff” h4_use_theme_fonts=”yes” shape=”square” style=”flat” color=”peacoc” add_icon=”left” i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-comments” i_color=”white” i_background_style=”rounded” i_background_color=”peacoc” i_size=”xl” use_custom_fonts_h4=”true” i_on_border=”true”]Make sense of your strategy: Form a campus team to determine climate and next steps to help make the arts and design core to the academic experience.
Gather ideas: Network at the annual meeting.
Host a regional meeting: Get input on your plans and exchange with other campuses.[/vc_cta][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_cta h2=”” h4=”Amplify” h4_font_container=”color:%23ffffff” h4_use_theme_fonts=”yes” shape=”square” style=”flat” color=”peacoc” add_icon=”left” i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-star” i_color=”white” i_background_style=”rounded” i_background_color=”peacoc” i_size=”xl” use_custom_fonts_h4=”true” i_on_border=”true”]Implement your arts-integrated strategic plan.
Become a national leader in arts integration in higher education:Prepare students to navigate the changing landscapes in technology, economics, politics, and the environment as they step into become leaders themselves.[/vc_cta][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]