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AAU joined ACE, CUPA-HR, and three other higher education organizations to submit comments to the National Labor Relations Board about its proposed rule to establish that students at private colleges and universities who perform any services for compensation.
AAU sent a letter to OIRA Acting Administrator Paul Ray expressing concern regarding the Department of Education's request for emergency review of the new proposed ICR on Foreign Gifts and Contracts Disclosures published on December 17, 2019. 

AAU, along with 29 other higher education organizations submitted comments the Department of Education as part of a proposed information collection request.

AAU, together with ACE, APLU, and three other higher education organizations, yesterday sent a letter to Education Secretary Betsy DeVoss to oppose the sudden loss of access to Pell Grants, supplemental grants, and federal student loans experienced by some 80,000 Californian students pursuing online education.
The Department of Education responded to a letter AAU, together with ACE, APLU, and four other higher education associations, sent to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos that included questions about the interpretation of Section 117 of the Higher Education Act.
In an effort led by the American Council on Education (ACE), more than 60 higher education associations, including AAU, submitted comments in response to the Department of Education's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on Title IX.
AAU submitted comments to the Department of Education on their NPRM on Title IX. In the letter, AAU identified key concerns and requested the department be less prescriptive in their regulations.
President Mary Sue Coleman wrote to Education Secretary DeVos to ask she consider inviting the following individuals to serve on the department’s Accreditation and Innovation negotiated rulemaking committee:  Dr. Wayne Jacobson of the University of Iowa, Dr. Janet Schreck and Dr. Stephen Gange of Johns Hopkins University, and Ms. Lichinia Beltré of Columbia University.
President Mary Sue Coleman wrote to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to express AAU's deep concerns with a proposal reportedly under consideration to limit the definition of an individual’s sex to either female or male as determined by a person’s genitals at birth.
AAU, along with several other higher education associations, wrote to the Education Department to express concerns with the department’s proposal to rescind existing gainful employment regulations and make changes to the College Scorecard.