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
March 25, 2014—APLU President Peter McPherson released the following statement on the dedication of a statue of Dr. Norman E. Borlaug in the U.S. Capitol Building. McPherson attended today’s dedication ceremony on what would have been Borlaug’s 100th birthday. Borlaug’s agricultural research is largely credited with saving the lives of more than a billion people […]
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.
15 HBCU Teams Chosen to Lead the Implementation of Innovation and Entrepreneurship on Their Respective Campuses
February 7, 2014—After literally years of effort, the Senate and House finally approved a new five-year Farm Bill that President Obama today signed into law. Most of APLU’s Farm Bill priorities were incorporated within Title VII (Research & Extension) or other portions of the bill.
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