May 6, 2014–Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) President Peter McPherson today released the following statement regarding the results of the Gallup-Purdue Index’s inaugural study:
Senate Appropriations Committee Holds Hearing on Driving Innovation Through Federal Investments, Coalition Submits Testimony to Panel
April 22, 2014—President Peter McPherson today released the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action.
April 10, 2014—APLU President Peter McPherson issued the following statement on President Obama’s nomination of Dr. William “Bro” Adams as the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Association Wants to Work with Committee to Address Concerns Over Funding, New Regulations & Public Access
Student Achievement Measure (SAM) Provides a More Comprehensive Way to Measure Student Progress & Degree Completion at Individual Institutions than Federal Rate
March 4, 2014– APLU President Peter McPherson today released the following statement in response to President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget proposal.
With President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget proposal due next week and the appropriations season starting on Capitol Hill, a coalition of 14 business, higher education, and scientific organizations launched a creative video that urges Congress to Close the Innovation Deficit with strong federal investments in research and higher education.
February 12, 2014—APLU’s Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs Christine Keller served as an expert panelist at the U.S. Department of Education’s Postsecondary Institution Ratings System (PIRS) on February 6, which explored the technical aspects of developing President Obama’s proposed college ratings system.
January 28, 2014-–APLU President Peter McPherson tonight released the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address:
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