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July 3, 2018
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the Trump administration’s announcement that it will rescind guidance to colleges and universities on the use of race as a factor in admissions decisions.
June 27, 2018
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the failure of the House Majority “compromise” immigration bill.
June 26, 2018
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the U.S. Senate’s passage of the Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill.
June 20, 2018
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding immigration proposals being debated in the House of Representatives. 
June 13, 2018
Washington, DC – Continuing their call for Congress and the administration to enact critical measures to ensure the United States maintains its role as global innovation leader, the organizers of a coalition of more than 500 businesses, scientific organizations, and research universities in all 50 states today issued a progress report that details why Congress and the White House must do more to maintain and expand America’s innovation advantage. While the report details some important achievements, particularly recent funding boosts for research, the organizers of “Innovation: An American Imperative” warn that the U.S. continues to risks falling behind other nations that are urgently advancing conditions to foster growth in research, science, education, and other innovation overall.