The Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (A2RU) fosters and champions the role of the arts and design in research universities. Underpinned by research and synthesis, our mission is connected knowledge and empowered leadership — to uphold and advance the arts and design in research, teaching, scholarship, and creative practice.
Learn more online at a2ru.org about A2RU programs, alliance partners, and how to become an A2RU partner. Discover insights and tools to support the arts and design in research universities. You can also search and browse A2RU conference abstracts, working session captures, and a wide array of supporting materials from A2RU and its alliance partnerships.