Association of Liberian Universities ( ALU )

PROGRAM AND PROJECT PROPOSAL

To unite Universities and Colleges in Liberia, the Office of the Executive Director, Association of Liberian Universities shall initiate the following:

1. Universities and Colleges Excellence Awards

    a. Form affinity groups that will design strategies in award schools for its performance.
    b. Essays evaluations of learners
    c. Solicitation of support from UN Agencies, Private Institutions, and Government

2. Universities and Colleges Tournament

    a. Universities will play in a peaceful tournament and a trophy awarded to the winner.
    b. Colleges will play in a peaceful tournament and a trophy awarded to the winner.
    c. Solicitation of support from UN Agencies, Private Institutions, and Government

3. Certification of Universities and Colleges

    a. Universities will be certificated as members
    b. Colleges will be certificated as members

4. Develop apparels for Universities and Colleges

    a. Produce ALU T-shirts for Universities
    b. Produce ALU T-shirts for Colleges Presidents
    c. Produce ALU Car Stickers for Universities
    d. Produce ALU Car Stickers for Colleges

5. Provide Scholarships to member Institutions

    a. Apply to concessions for scholarships
    b. Apply to stakeholders for scholarship
    c. Annual ALU Retreats

6. Membership Dues

    a. Collect current dues
    b. Allow and arrange settlement for back payments

7. Encourage member institutions to establish partnerships

    a. Bring together Universities and Colleges to discuss the future of higher education in the country
    b. Transition of learners from 2-year to 4-year
    c. Transition of high school graduates after passing WAEC
    d. Invite the West African Examination Council to make its inputs.

8. Form partnership with Association of Universities in Africa & Abroad

    a. Form partnership and invite Association of Universities from outside the country
    b. Solicit scholarships for member institutions worldwide

9. Accreditation of Universities and Colleges in Liberia

    a. Begin discussion with NCHE for ALU to provide accreditation assessments for new higher institutions
    b. Review existing accreditations to meet academic standards
    c. Set time and standards for higher institutions

10. Subsidy from Government

    a. Engage government in providing regular opportunities
    b. Solicit and lobby GOL for annual subsidy

11. Transportation for the ALU Secretariat

a. Appeal to UNDP, USAID, and the President of Liberia for vehicle
b. Executive Director to travel to member institutions in and around the country