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May 17, 2016
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson tonight released the following statement regarding the administration’s new rule increasing the minimum income threshold for overtime pay exemptions.
April 7, 2016
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding ‘Public Research Universities: Recommitting to Lincoln’s Vision -- An Educational Compact for the 21st Century’, which the American Academy of Arts and Sciences released as the final report of The Lincoln Project: Excellence and Access in Public Higher Education.
March 14, 2016
Washington, DC – Continuing their effort to promote the use of micro-grants 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) awarded nine public urban research universities a total of $450,000 to launch or expand pilot programs of their own.
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.