APLU recently sent Congress a letter expressing concern with the U.S. Department of Labor’s proposed changes to the exemptions to the Fair Labor Standard Act’s (FLSA) overtime pay requirements for executive, administrative, and professional employees; a letter thanking House and Senate Appropriations leaders for giving priority to research and higher education programs in the FY 2016 Consolidated Appropriations Act; and joined a letter calling for a higher allocation for the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee in FY2017.
At the request of the U.S. Department of State, APLU’s Office of International Programs this week hosted a delegation from the Joint Committee Meeting (JCM) on Science and Technology Cooperation with South Africa. Such Joint Committee Meetings are bilateral conferences convened to enhance science and technology cooperation between the United States and its counterparts abroad.
The APLU Food Systems Leadership Award annually recognizes a leader who has made an extraordinary impact on the food system through leadership and service and who exemplifies the core principles established by the Food Systems Leadership Institute (FSLI), including personal leadership, organizational leadership and food systems leadership. The award also recognizes the leadership, innovation, engagement and service that APLU promotes through its programs.
This two-day conference brings together individuals from private industry, academic leaders, institutional researchers, policy analysts, career services and financial aid advisers, government representatives, and economic development advisers in order to discuss the critical challenges facing higher education, as well as what best practices, innovative ideas, and technology solutions are available