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News: February 2016

February 22, 2016
Washington, DC – Determined to prevent low-income college students nearing graduation from dropping out, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and Coalition of Urban Serving Universities (USU) today released a report and implementation guide detailing how universities can use micro-grants to ensure such students complete their degree.
February 11, 2016
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding President Obama’s nomination of John B. King, Jr. as U.S. Secretary of Education.
February 11, 2016
Washington, DC – The Association of American Universities (AAU) and Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today released the following statement in support of Representative Randy Hultgren’s amendment to H.R. 4489, the FLIGHT R&D Act, which would prevent FAA regulations from impeding university research and development activities that involve small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS).
February 9, 2016
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding President Obama’s FY2017 budget proposal.
February 2, 2016
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Answering the Call” report on measures of postsecondary performance.