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AAU Sends Letter to Congressional Leadership Urging an Agreement on Comprehensive Pandemic Legislation

AAU President Barbara R. Snyder sent a letter to President Joe Biden, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senate leaders Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) urging them to include substantial support for America’s leading research universities in the next pandemic relief package. In the letter, President Snyder highlighted the strain COVID-19 has put on our campuses’ resources – including our hospitals, laboratories, students, faculty, staff, and communities – as we work on the front lines to fight the virus. Our nation’s ability to defeat this pandemic, and those of the future, is directly tied to the ability of our research universities, faculty, staff, and students to stay in the fight.

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