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AAU President Mary Sue Coleman wrote to the Environmental Protection Agency urging it to extend the public comment period on the proposed rule, Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science from 30 days to 60 days
AAU has prepared a fact sheet on export controls, a science and national security issue. This fact sheet contains key terminology, background information, and background reading.
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 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.