AAU has submitted comments in response to OSTP’s request for information on the draft NSPM-33 Research Security Programs Standard Requirement. The comments address overarching concerns including accounting for a risk-based approach and requesting clarity on the four program requirements: foreign travel security, research security training, cybersecurity, and export controls training.
AAU joined AUTM and COGR in sending a letter asking the United States International Trade Commission to reject TRIPS waivers for COVID-19 therapeutics and diagnostics.
AAU, Associations Submit Comments on OMB’s RFI on Race & Ethnicity Statistical Standards for Data Collection
AAU joined the American Council on Education (ACE) and 15 other higher education associations in a comment letter to the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) request for information (RFI) on the proposed changes to the collection of the “statistical standards used to collect data on race and e
AAU, Associations Submit Comments on NASA's Proposed Conflict of Interest and Conflict of Commitment Policy
AAU joined COGR and APLU to provide comments on a proposed policy from NASA, which would update the terms and conditions of grants funded to include new requirements related to disclosure of conflict of interest and conflict of commitment.
AAU, along with ACE and nineteen other higher education associations, submitted comments and a listing of twelve technical questions in response to a Department of Education Information Collection Request (ICR) on the Higher Education Act Section 117 foreign gifts and contracts reporting requirement.
AAU, AAMC, ACE, APLU, and COGR submitted a memorandum with joint comments to the National Science Foundation yesterday on standardized disclosure forms and materials created by the National Science and Technology Council as part of the Biden administration’s implementation of National Security Presidential Memorandum-33.
Comments from Compete America responding to proposed visa fee increases by the Department of State.
AAU joined ACE and 23 other higher education associations in submitting a comment letter in response to the Department of State’s proposal to increase visa application processing fees for several nonimmigrant visas, including F-1 student visas and J-1 exchange visitor visas.
AAU joined CUPA-HR and ACE on comments to USCIS responding to their October 26, 2021 RFI entitled: Remote Document Examination for Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification.
AAU joined ACE and 44 other higher education organizations to submit comments on the Department of Homeland Security’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.