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News: February 2021

February 19, 2021
Washington, D.C. — APLU President President Peter McPherson today issued the following statement on President Biden’s appointment of James Kvaal as Under Secretary of Education.
February 18, 2021
Washington, D.C. — Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement on the immigration reform bill introduced by Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Representative Linda Sanchez (D-CA).
February 8, 2021
Washington, DC —The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today announced it is joining with the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and the American Association of State Colleges and Universities in a new effort to increase transfer rates for African American, Hispanic, adult, and first-generation learners.
February 3, 2021
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities President Peter McPherson today released the following statement after President Biden appointed Dr. Michelle Asha Cooper as Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Postsecondary Education (serving as Acting Assistant Secretary) at the U.S. Department of Education.
February 1, 2021
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding a proposal from 10 Senate Republicans for a smaller Covid-19 relief package.