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December 19, 2019
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding President Trump’s announcement that he intends to nominate Sethuraman Panchanathan as Director of the National Science Foundation.
December 17, 2019
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding a bipartisan agreement on a Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations package.
December 11, 2019
Washington, DC – The Association of American Universities and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities today announced they received a grant from the National Science Foundation to create a set of guidelines to help universities as they develop and implement policies, practices, and procedures to ensure public access to federally funded research data.
August 19, 2019
Washington, DC – Addressing the national need to broaden diversity and increase inclusion in STEM fields and higher education leadership, the Aspire Alliance’s Institutional Change Initiative (IChange) today announced the inaugural cohort of fellows in its new IAspire Leadership Academy. The leadership program aims to help STEM faculty from underrepresented backgrounds ascend to leadership roles at colleges and universities.
July 23, 2019
Washington, DC – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today sent the following letter to the chair and ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation endorsing the nomination of Michael Kratsios as Associate Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy and the U.S. Chief Technology Officer. McPherson encouraged the committee to advance Kratsios’s nomination and for the full Senate to confirm him. The committee is scheduled to hold a confirmation hearing for Kratsios tomorrow.