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News: August 2022

August 24, 2022
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities President Peter McPherson today released the following statement on President Biden’s student debt forgiveness policy.
August 23, 2022
Washington, DC –Lumen Learning, a leading provider of higher education teaching and learning materials focused on improving student outcomes and removing race and income as predictors of student success, today announced a partnership with The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) to effectively scale Lumen’s new Introduction to Statistics courseware to more universities across the United States. The courseware is designed for a critical gateway course with the highest dropout and failure rates among underserved and minority students. Current pilots for the program through the new partnership include Florida International University, Georgia State University, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, and South Texas College
August 9, 2022
Washington, DC – APLU President Peter McPherson, who attended the White House signing ceremony for CHIPS and Science Act, today issued the following statement on the enactment of legislation to bolster U.S. competitiveness.