June 6, 2018
Washington, DC — As Congress considers the Farm Bill and agricultural appropriations, agricultural researchers from a variety of disciplines will update members of Congress and their staff on research covering current challenges and emerging threats in agriculture, food, and natural resources. The Capitol Hill reception and exhibition taking place tonight will demonstrate how multiple types of USDA funding (intramural, extramural, competitive, and capacity) work together to bolster American innovation.
June 6, 2018
Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, Association of American Universities, American Council on Education, and Council on Governmental Relations today submitted the following statement to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Border Security and Immigration in advance of that panel’s hearing entitled, “Student Visa Integrity: Protecting Educational Opportunity and National Security.”
May 30, 2018
Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today released the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of State’s reported plans to let consular officials limit how long some Chinese citizens’ visas are valid, effective June 11, 2018.
May 2, 2018
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the launch of the 2018 #CountAllStudents campaign (www.countallstudents.org) and the need for Congress to lift the federal ban on student-level data.
March 23, 2018
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities and other higher education groups today issued a joint statement in support of the Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Act (S. 2559), which was introduced earlier this month in the Senate.