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AAU calls for an infusion of at least $6 billion for federal research agency programs that support scientific infrastructure at colleges and universities.
This table represents the current status of FY22 appropriations for AAU’s funding priorities at the Departments of Education, Energy, and Defense as well as the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), NASA, AFRI, and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).
As lawmakers consider measures related to securing federally funded research data and intellectual property, it is important to understand the current state of play for research security in the country to avoid new requirements that are duplicative, unnecessary, or counterproductive
AAU President Barbara R. Snyder joined the leaders of APLU and COGR in sending a letter to Kathleen Hogan, acting under secretary for science and energy, raising concerns about the implementation of DOE Order 142.3B and requesting a meeting to further discuss the deleterious consequences of the policy.
AAU President Barbara R. Snyder issued a statement about the House Science Committee's decision today to advance the National Science Foundation for the Future Act (H.R. 2225) and the Department of Energy Science for the Future Act (H.R. 3593).
The Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science is critical to advancing U.S. science and energy frontiers. DOE is the leading source of federal investment in basic physical science research, providing nearly 47 percent of total funding.
Status of FY22 appropriations including the President’s FY22 Budget Request for AAU’s funding priorities at the Department of Energy including the Office of Science and ARPA-E.
AAU joined ACE and four other higher education organizations in sending a letter to Senate leadership expressing their concern and opposition to an amendment filed by Senator Rubio to S. 1260 the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act of 2021. 
After years of spending caps that have held back federal higher education and research investments, President Biden’s discretionary budget outline charts a bold new course to a healthier, greener, more equitable, and more prosperous future for all Americans.