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January 25, 2017
Washington, DC - Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today issued the following statement regarding the passage of the Department of Energy Research and Innovation Act.
January 18, 2017
The Obama Administration today issued a final rule that amends the “Common Rule,” the set of regulations governing federally funded research using human subjects. The Association of American Universities (AAU) and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) commented on the earlier proposed rule in December 2015. Following is a statement by the two association heads, AAU President Mary Sue Coleman and APLU President Peter McPherson, praising the new rule.
January 12, 2017
Washington, DC - Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement on the introduction of the BRIDGE Act.
December 16, 2016
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today issued the following statement regarding the passage of the American Innovation and Competitiveness Act in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Senate approved the measure last week. President Obama is expected to sign the bill into law in the coming days.
December 13, 2016
Austin, TX – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today announced its 2017 Board of Directors. At a ceremony during the association’s 129th Annual Meeting, University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan became Chair of the Board, taking over for University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little. The Board of Directors provides oversight and direction for APLU’s work and is charged with setting membership and governing policies for the association. Board members work to make public institutions of higher education more effective in delivering high quality and affordable higher education alongside cutting-edge research and robust community and economic engagement.