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This edition of the AAU Weekly Wrap-up covers the AAU/APLU letter urging repeal of the budget caps, our views on #patent reform--including a WSJ op-ed by two university presidents--introduction of a new COMPETES Act, and the higher education community's responses on certain tax reform proposals.
In this edition of the AAU Weekly Wrap-up, AAU & APLU endorse the goals of three open access bills. Also, learn about an upcoming event to release a new report on the innovation deficit.
This edition of the AAU Weekly Wrap-up provides an update of movements on the FY16 budget, including an amendment for research funding, as well as funding request letters for NEH, NEA, and international education programs.
AAU, Other Associations Submit Comments to USDA on Regulatory Reform; New ACE Report Finds Federal Aid Rarely Affects Tuition Policy; AAU President to Serve as Interim President at Cornell University
House Budget Committee Approves FY16 Budget Resolution; Senate Budget Committee Offers Fewer Details in its FY16 Budget Resolution; Student Aid Alliance Expresses Strong Opposition to the House Budget Resolution; AAU Publishes FY16 Agency and Program Funding Requests; Two Senate Panels Hold Hearings on Abusive Patent Practices; Senator Durbin Introduces American Innovation Act; Senators Introduce Manufacturing Universities Bill House Passes “Secret Science” Bill Associations and Universities Express Concerns about Secret Science Bill
Two Senate Panels Plan Hearings Next Week on Patent Legislation; Professors Urge Congress Not to Change U.S. Patent Policy Based on Bad Data; AAU Publishes Policy Brief on Basic Research at U.S. Universities
Associations Urge Congressional Budget Leaders to Raise FY16 Spending Caps; House Science Committee Approves R&D Efficiency Bill; Senator Coons Introduces the STRONG Patents Act; AAU Cosponsors UIDP Webinar on Innovative Models for University-Industry Collaboration
In this edition of the AAU Weekly Wrap-up, we look at a new report on NIH funding, patent legislation, policy proposals for accreditation reform, and revised legislation to address campus sexual assault.
The AAU Weekly Wrap-up discusses the NDD United letter urging Congress to replace sequestration, as well as the higher education community comments on the Administration's proposed campus rating system.