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  • APLU Joins Top Business Leaders, More than 250 Groups Across the Country in Call to Action for American “Innovation Imperative”

    APLU today joined scores of other organizations as well as leaders of American business, industry, higher education, science, and engineering in an urgent call to action for stronger federal policies and investment to drive domestic research and development. Ten CEOs and 252 organizations signed “Innovation: An American Imperative,” a document aimed at federal decision makers […]

  • Higher Education Leaders Urge House & Senate Budget Committee Leaders to Repeal Sequestration & Help Close the Innovation Deficit With Investments in Research & Education

    As House and Senate budget leaders begin crafting the Fiscal Year 2016 budget, three major national higher education organizations whose membership comprises all the major public and private universities in the United States urged those leaders to promote long-term economic growth by repealing sequestration and placing a high priority on scientific research and higher education […]

  • Public College and University Associations Form Collaboration to Increase Certificate & Degree Completion Levels as Part of White House Summit on College Opportunity

    American Association of Community Colleges, American Association of State Colleges and Universities, & Association of Public and Land-grant Universities Develop New Collaborative Efforts to Support & Accelerate College Completion Efforts of Their Member Institutions

  • Closing the Innovation Deficit One Year Later: Some Progress But Much More Needed

    One year after they launched a campaign to urge Congress and the President to close the nation’s innovation deficit, a group of prominent university, scientific, and business organizations today renewed their call for increased federal investments in research to build a strong long-term economy, improve medical treatments, and strengthen national security.

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