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June 21, 2022
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities President Peter McPherson today released a statement on President Biden’s Nomination of Arati Prabhakar as Director of the White House Office of Science Technology.
April 5, 2022
Washington, DC – Federal emergency pandemic relief funding provided critical support to students and public universities amid a global public health emergency, according to a new analysis from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) released today. The analysis finds public research universities have spent the vast majority of federal pandemic relief funding they received to meet students’ basic needs, mitigate the spread of COVID-19, and shift to digital then hybrid instruction formats with unprecedented speed.
March 9, 2022
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the omnibus appropriations bill congressional leaders announced this morning, which would fund the federal government through September.
March 3, 2022
Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and more than 90 other higher education groups today signed a public statement on the importance of free and open academic inquiry as a cornerstone of academic excellence.
March 1, 2022
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today issued the following statement on President Biden’s State of the Union address.
February 28, 2022
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today sent a letter to House and Senate leaders outlining the public research university community’s priorities for the conference committee of the United States Innovation and Competition Act (S. 1260) and the America COMPETES Act of 2022 (H.R. 4521).
January 6, 2022
Washington, D.C. — Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement on the one-year anniversary of the January 6 attacks on the U.S. Capitol.
October 28, 2021
Washington, D.C. — Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement on the Build Back Better reconciliation legislation unveiled today.
October 5, 2021
Washington, D.C. — Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement on National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins’s announcement that he will retire as director at the end of the year.
September 30, 2021
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today sent a letter to congressional education committee leaders urging Congress to improve higher education provisions in the reconciliation deal.