Eighteen associations signed on to the following community letter in response to the June 22, 2017 Federal Register notice for input on regulations that may be appropriate for repeal, replacement, or modification corresponding with Executive Order 13777 "Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda." T
The Association of American Universities (AAU), American Council on Education (ACE), Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), and Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) submitted a joint letter to NIH regarding their shared concerns with the January 18, 2018 implementation of NIH's definition of clinical trials.
More than seventy-five higher education organizations, including the Council on American Education (ACE) and the Association of American Universities (AAU), urged congressional leaders to pass legislation as soon as possible to permanently protect Dreamers.
AAU wrote to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA), urging them to include H.R. 795, the Employer Participation in Student Loan Assistance Act, in any upcoming tax package.
57 AAU Presidents and Chancellors sent a letter to Congress requesting immediate Congressional action to establish a permanent legislative solution for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
The Coalition for National Security Research (CNSR) wrote to the Senate Committee on Armed Services in support of the committee's focus on basic research in S.1519, the National Defense Authorization Act for FY18.
AAU President Mary Sue Coleman sent a letter to Congressional leaders urging the passage this fall of a bipartisan budget agreement that would raise FY18 defense and non-defense discretionary spending caps.
The Coalition for National Science Funding wrote to Senate and House leadership urging the passage of a bipartisan budget agreement that appropriates at least $7.8 billion for NSF in FY 2018
Over 60 organizations, including the Association of American Universities, wrote to Senate leaders opposing prohibitions or restrictions that would further impede the use of federal funding for fetal tissue or embryonic stem cell research.
35 higher education associations sent a letter to President Trump strongly urging the administration to ensure that DACA continues to remain in effect until a longer term solution can be put in place.