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June 5, 2019
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the Association of American Universities (AAU), and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today released the following statement in response to an announcement by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that it would no longer fund research within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) involving the use of fetal tissue:
June 3, 2019
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today sent the following letter to congressional leaders urging that the House approve the American Dream and Promise Act of 2019.
May 16, 2019
Washington, DC – APLU President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding President Trump’s immigration proposal.
May 8, 2019
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement praising the House Appropriations Committee’s approval of the Fiscal Year 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies’ bill that increases funding for student aid and biomedical research.
May 3, 2019
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today sent the following letter to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue in which he outlines concerns and priorities about the proposed relocation of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture outside of the Washington, DC region and the impact it would have on science.
April 10, 2019
APLU and the Association of American Universities (AAU) today are hosting the University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Showcase on Capitol Hill that will spotlight 20 startup companies from across the nation that have created products and services using federally funded, university-based research.
March 14, 2019
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the reintroduction of the bipartisan College Transparency Act in the House and Senate.
March 11, 2019
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement in response to President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget proposal.
March 2, 2019
Washington, DC — APLU President Peter McPherson today issued the following statement on President Trump’s comments about free speech at public universities. 
February 15, 2019
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement in response to Senate and House passage of a bill that provides Fiscal Year 2019 funding for multiple federal agencies.