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.
“APLU and the public university community applaud the nomination of Arati Prabhakar as OSTP Director. Dr. Prabhakar brings a deep well of science policy experience, having led the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and National Institute of Standards and Technology. Her success at the highest levels of government research agencies and in the private sector also stands as an important example to millions of aspiring scientists from underrepresented backgrounds. We look forward to working closely with Dr. Prabhakar on the administration’s many important science policy efforts.”