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In her latest blog post, AAU President Mary Sue Coleman urges lawmakers to use HEA reauthorization as an opportunity to expand higher education access and affordability for America’s students.
AAU and ACE joined over forty other higher education institutions in a letter to the Senate HELP committee outlining principles for the upcoming reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA).
AAU joined a coalition of 21 higher education associations in a letter to U.S. House and Senate leaders, urging them to vote on extending the Federal Perkins Loan Program

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

This edition of the Weekly Wrap-up features GOP Senators writing to Trump Administration urging strong funding for DOE research programs, associations commenting on proposed supplemental questions for visa applications and more.
Associations call on Congress to finalize FY17 appropriations, and not cut critical student aid and research programs.
A broad coalition of organizations sent a letter to all Members of Congress urging strong support for federal student aid programs.
On behalf of the organizations listed below, we write to express our strong support for the restoration of year-round Pell Grants in the Fiscal Year 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies appropriations bill.
This is a letter about the Student Aid Alliance urging House and Senate appropriators to provide strong student aid funding in FY18.
The following information on student debt is intended to provide context for the conversation about this important issue, particularly with respect to AAU institutions.