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July 7, 2020
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement on Michael Drake being named President-designate of the University of California System.
July 6, 2020
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding new policies from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) regarding international students and remote learning.
July 1, 2020
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement on the Lifting Our Communities through Advance Liquidity for Infrastructure (LOCAL Infrastructure Act), which U.S. Senator Roger F. Wicker (R-MS) and U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) introduced today.
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.