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The Association of American Universities (AAU), American Council on Education (ACE), Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), and the Council on Governmental Relations (COGR) submitted a joint statement for the record to the Senate Judiciary Committee ahead of the subcommittee hearing on "Student Visa Integrity: Protecting Educational Opportunity and National Security."
The resource list includes links to key terms, documents, and background materials relating to science and security issues.
AAU, along with 14 other higher education associations, wrote to FBI Director Chris Wray to request a meeting with relevant federal agencies to discuss national security issues that intersect with higher education.
The House Subcommittees on Oversight and Research and Technology of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology held an April 11 hearing titled, “Scholars or Spies: Foreign Plots Targeting America’s Research and Development.” The hearing explored the exploitation of research and development activities at academic institutions by foreign nations.
The Association of American Universities and the Council on Governmental Relations submit letter expressing concerns regarding DFARS 7000 language on fundamental research.
Associations are concerned about the the compliance requirements for protecting CUI in non-Federal information systems.
Op-Ed originally published on TheHill.com regarding science and governance's complicated relationship.
AAU and COGR comment to Mr. Dustin Pitsch, Defense Acquisition Regulations System, on DFARS Case 2013-D018, October 30, 2015.
Comments from AAU, APLU, COGR on the Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security Revisions to Definitions in the Export Administration Regulations (RIN 0694-AG32), August 3, 2015.