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January 20, 2021
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement praising the series of Executive Orders that President Biden is scheduled to sign on his first day in office.
January 14, 2021
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities President Peter McPherson tonight released a statement on President-elect Biden’s proposed COVID-19 relief package.
January 6, 2021
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding President Trump and the violent group that stormed the U.S. Capitol Building.
November 11, 2020
Washington, DC – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today announced its 2021 Board of Directors. At a ceremony during the association’s 133rd Annual Meeting, Montana State University President Waded Cruzado became Chair of the Board, taking over for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Robert Jones.
November 9, 2020
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and how public universities stand ready to work with them to address the many challenges and opportunities facing the nation.
September 9, 2020
Washington, DC - Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement on the U.S. Department of Education’s release of a final rule on “free inquiry and religious liberty.”
August 26, 2020
Washington, D.C. — Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement on the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin.
July 14, 2020
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the administration rescinding new Department of Homeland Security guidance impacting international students and remote learning.
July 7, 2020
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement on Michael Drake being named President-designate of the University of California System.
June 24, 2020
Washington, DC –The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today released a new report called “How COVID Changed Everything and Nothing at All” in Higher Education. The report, which was developed in partnership with Blue Moon Consulting Group, a boutique higher ed crisis management consultancy, and SimpsonScarborough, a leading research and marketing firm focused on higher education is based on quantitative and qualitative research the association conducted of its members in late 2019 and early 2020, prior to the pandemic.