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February 5, 2015
Six Associations Support Tailored Legislation to Combat Patent Trolls, Say Provisions of Innovation Act Would Debilitate U.S. Patent System
February 2, 2015
President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the release of President Obama’s FY2016 budget proposal:
January 28, 2015
The White House today announced that President Obama’s FY 2016 budget will nearly double the amount of federal funding for combating and preventing antibiotic resistance. Dr. Lonnie King, chair of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) / Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) Task Force on Antibiotic Resistance in Production Agriculture, said the proposed federal funding is “decisive and necessary.”
January 20, 2015
Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson tonight released the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address.
December 19, 2014
Association of Public and Land-grant Universities President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the unveiling of the Obama’s administration framework for its college ratings system.
December 4, 2014
American Association of Community Colleges, American Association of State Colleges and Universities, & Association of Public and Land-grant Universities Develop New Collaborative Efforts to Support & Accelerate College Completion Efforts of Their Member Institutions
November 4, 2014
Awards Honor their Efforts Toward Increased Retention & Graduation
November 1, 2014
APLU has created a Task Force on Tenure, Promotion, and Technology Transfer (TPTT) that will focus on the appropriate consideration of technology transfer in faculty personnel decisions. (Note that the Task Force will work in parallel with the recently announced APLU Task Force on Managing University Intellectual Property.) After conducting a survey of current practices among APLU members, the TPTT Task Force will make recommendations to APLU and its membership on appropriate criteria and the assessment of technology transfer work as part of faculty advancement reviews.
October 22, 2014
A new APLU task force on Managing University Intellectual Property began its work today by examining the purposes of university innovation, technology transfer, commercialization, and entrepreneurship, including a review of related materials and input from APLU members.
July 31, 2014
One year after they launched a campaign to urge Congress and the President to close the nation’s innovation deficit, a group of prominent university, scientific, and business organizations today renewed their call for increased federal investments in research to build a strong long-term economy, improve medical treatments, and strengthen national security.