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September 16, 2019
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today sent the following letter to Democratic and Republicans leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives urging that the chamber approve the Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act this week. That bill would continue critical funding for the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) and other Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) that is set to otherwise expire.
July 10, 2019
Washington, DC - The Association of Public and Land-grant University, Association of American Universities, Association of American Medical Colleges, Association of University Technology Managers, and Council on Governmental Relations today released the following statement regarding the introduction of the bipartisan STRONGER Patents Act in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives.
July 3, 2019
Washington, DC – APLU President Peter McPherson today sent the following letter to Alaska Senate President Cathy Giessel, Alaska Speaker of the House Bryce Edgmon, and all the members of the 31st Alaska State Legislature urging them to override the line-item veto that would exact massive cuts to Alaska’s state universities.
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.