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News: June 2020

June 24, 2020
Washington, DC –The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today released a new report called “How COVID Changed Everything and Nothing at All” in Higher Education. The report, which was developed in partnership with Blue Moon Consulting Group, a boutique higher ed crisis management consultancy, and SimpsonScarborough, a leading research and marketing firm focused on higher education is based on quantitative and qualitative research the association conducted of its members in late 2019 and early 2020, prior to the pandemic.
June 24, 2020
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement on the Research Investment to Spark the Economy (RISE) Act, which Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Fred Upton (R-MI) introduced today.
June 22, 2020
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities’ (APLU) President Peter McPherson issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s proclamation on nonimmigrant visas.
June 18, 2020
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities’ (APLU) President Peter McPherson issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling today on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
June 18, 2020
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement applauding the Senate confirmation of Sethuraman Panchanathan as Director of the National Science Foundation.
June 16, 2020
Washington, DC – The Aspire Alliance today released a new brief outlining steps institutions can take and the culture they can create to boost faculty diversity and inclusion in STEM disciplines on their campuses. The Aspire Alliance, which the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and University of Wisconsin-Madison co-lead, is a National Science Foundation-funded initiative working to advance a diverse and inclusive STEM faculty through collaborative efforts at institutional, regional, and national levels.
June 15, 2020
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities’ (APLU) President Peter McPherson issued the following statement hailing the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling today that ends employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
June 11, 2020
Washington, DC – A new report and accompanying guidebook from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) released today finds that far too many individuals from underrepresented backgrounds stop pursuing STEM faculty positions at critical junctures along the varied and complex pathways to the professoriate.
June 10, 2020
Washington, DC — The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) today announced the creation of a Gene Editing Task Force. Recognizing the potential for gene editing to increase food security and safety, the 11-person panel is comprised of scientists and industry leaders who will map out recommendations for regulating this emerging genomic technology in animal agriculture with appropriate safeguards and procedures.
June 9, 2020
More than 11,000 Employers, Faculty, Alumni, & Students Were Part of the Survey Examining 11 Critical Growth Areas for Students Today