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June 16, 2021
Washington, DC – APLU President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the introduction of a bill in the House and Senate that would double the maximum Pell Grant award and expand the program’s eligibility to Dreamers.
June 11, 2021
Washington, D.C. — In recognition of their extraordinary community engagement initiatives, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today announced that four of its member universities have been selected as regional winners of the 2021 W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Award. As regional winners, the University of California, Los Angeles, the University of Minnesota, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and Virginia Tech will compete for the national C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award, which will be announced in November.
June 10, 2021
Washington, DC – Enhancing financial assistance programs and confronting racial and socioeconomic inequities are critical to addressing college affordability and student debt challenges, according to research released today by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) Powered by Publics initiative and TIAA Institute.
June 8, 2021
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today issued the following statement on the passage of the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act in the Senate.
May 28, 2021
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding President Biden’s budget proposal.
May 26, 2021
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today sent a letter to congressional leadership urging lawmakers to include research investment in infrastructure negotiations.
May 17, 2021
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement on developments in the Endless Frontier Act, which came to the Senate floor earlier today.
May 3, 2021
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities and 350 agricultural organizations today called on Congress to invest $11.5 billion in the federal agricultural research infrastructure at colleges of agriculture.
April 28, 2021
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities President Peter McPherson today released the following statement on President Biden’s college affordability proposal.
April 21, 2021
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today issued the following statement on the introduction of the Endless Frontiers Act.