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.
“APLU is pleased to enthusiastically support the appointment of James Kvaal. We have worked extensively with James in his many important roles and know he will be a strong champion for the nation’s students and the transformative impact of public higher education. With COVID-19 creating an unprecedented challenges to lives and learning, James takes on the role at a time of critical importance. We look forward to working with him to tackle these challenges and advance the myriad of ways public universities benefit society.”