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News: 2021

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.
April 20, 2021
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the conviction of Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd.
April 15, 2021
Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities and the Association of American Universities (AAU) today released a Guide to Accelerate Public Access to Research Data with recommendations for how institutions can develop and promote systems to support sharing of research data.
April 9, 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.
March 31, 2021
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding President Biden’s infrastructure proposal.
March 25, 2021
Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities today joined nearly 1,200 organizations, including nearly 900 colleges and universities in calling on Congress to double the maximum Pell Grant.
March 24, 2021
Washington, DC – Drawing on the experience of students, faculty, and public university administrators at five public urban universities during the pandemic, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and Coalition of Urban Serving Universities (USU) today released a report examining the magnitude of the pandemic’s impact on food insecurity on college students and outlining steps institutions can take to better address food insecurity. The Kresge Foundation funded the project.