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News: June 2016

June 30, 2016
Washington, DC – The Association of American Universities (AAU), the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), and the Council on Governmental Relations (COGR) today released the following statement regarding a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee report on reforming federal regulation of U.S. research.
June 27, 2016
Washington, DC – As part of its ongoing effort to promote access, student success and degree completion, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) hosted and convened the 2016 HBCU Summit in Atlanta, Georgia on June 15 - 17. The theme for this year's meeting was I3 Matters: (De) coding Student Success using Non-cognitive Factors in Institutional, Inter-relational, and Individual Affairs. APLU’s Office for Access & Success and the APLU Council of 1890 Universities led the planning of the meeting.
June 24, 2016
Washington, D.C.— Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement in support of the University Regulation Streamlining and Harmonization Act of 2016, introduced by Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL).
June 24, 2016
Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the introduction of the American Innovation and Competitiveness Act, introduced by Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Gary Peters (D-MI). The senators also introduced an amendment, which contained specific funding levels.
June 23, 2016
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities President Peter McPherson today released the following statement praising the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the University of Texas at Austin’s race-conscious admissions program.