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This edition of the Weekly Wrap-up covers the short-term budget extension passed to avert a government shutdown, the expiration of the Perkins loan program, and AAU's announcement of its next president. Read on to find out more.


The Association of American Universities (AAU) today announced the appointment of Mary Sue Coleman, a former president of the University of Michigan and the University of Iowa, as its new president, effective June 1, 2016.


Nineteen higher education associations, including AAU, urge Senate education leaders to pass extension of the Perkins Loan program.

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