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News: 2019

April 10, 2019
APLU and the Association of American Universities (AAU) today are hosting the University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Showcase on Capitol Hill that will spotlight 20 startup companies from across the nation that have created products and services using federally funded, university-based research.
March 21, 2019
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement in response to President Trump signing an executive order aimed at increasing transparency in higher education.
March 21, 2019
Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today announced the creation of an advisory council for its Powered by Publics: Scaling Student Success initiative. The advisory council, which will provide high-level leadership and strategic guidance for Powered by Publics, is comprised of a diverse array of higher education experts, business community leaders, as well as a student representative. The group met for the first time today and is expected to participate in topic-specific subcommittees and task forces in the future.
March 21, 2019
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement in response to President Trump signing an executive order on campus free speech.
March 14, 2019
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the reintroduction of the bipartisan College Transparency Act in the House and Senate.