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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.
September 14, 2021
Washington, D.C. — APLU President Peter McPherson today issued the following statement on the Senate confirmation of James Kvaal as Under Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education.
July 29, 2021
Washington, DC - Douglas L. Steele, Vice President of Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources at the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today released the following statement in support of President Biden’s nomination of Dr. Chavonda Jacobs-Young as Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics (REE) for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
June 28, 2021
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today issued the following statement on the passage of the NSF for the Future Act in the House of Representatives.
June 16, 2021
Washington, DC – APLU President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the introduction of a bill in the House and Senate that would double the maximum Pell Grant award and expand the program’s eligibility to Dreamers.
June 8, 2021
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today issued the following statement on the passage of the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act in the Senate.
May 28, 2021
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding President Biden’s budget proposal.
April 21, 2021
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today issued the following statement on the introduction of the Endless Frontiers Act.
February 19, 2021
Washington, D.C. — APLU President President Peter McPherson today issued the following statement on President Biden’s appointment of James Kvaal as Under Secretary of Education.