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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.
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 7, 2016
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today issued the following statement regarding Senate passage of the new 21st Century Cures Act. The measure, which passed the House last week, now moves to the White House where President Obama is expected to sign it into law.
November 29, 2016
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson issued the following statement regarding the new 21st Century Cures Act.
September 12, 2016
Washington, DC – In support of its effort to increase diversity among STEM faculty, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today announced it received a $300,000 pilot grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) as part of its first-ever INCLUDES (Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science) program.