Washington, D.C. — APLU President Peter McPherson today issued the following statement on the Senate confirmation of James Kvaal as Under Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education.
“APLU applauds the confirmation of James Kvaal as Under Secretary of Education. We’re thrilled to have a tireless champion for students and the life-changing power of higher education in this role at a critically important time. James has been an excellent partner to public universities over the years, including during his time at the White House, and we know he’ll be a great partner at the Department of Education. APLU looks forward to working closely with him on critical issues of college access, equity, and completion.”