AAU joined ACE and 28 other higher education associations in sending a comment letter on the Education Department’s proposed changes to the Revised Pay as You Earn or REPAYE income-driven repayment (IDR) plan.
AAU joined CUPA-HR, APLU, and ACE on a letter to the Department of Agriculture to request a 90-day extension of the comment period on the NPRM to make amendments to the Agriculture Acquisition Regulation.
AAU joined six other higher education associations in sending a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona requesting clear and comprehensive information on the department’s plans to resume student loan repayments on February 1, 2022.
AAU joined ACE and other higher education associations on a letter to President Joe Biden and members of his COVID-19 Response Task Force to “communicate the willingness of the higher education community to contribute to the administration’s [COVID-19] response efforts.”
AAU joined EDUCAUSE, COGR, and APLU in sending a letter expressing concern for the DOD and the CMMC Accreditation Body urging DOD to exclude fundamental research from the CMMC program and establish a dialogue with member institutions.
The letter urges the board to consider the importance of human fetal tissue research to develop new tests, treatments, and cures to “reduce suffering from human diseases” during their evaluation of the ethics of research proposals using human fetal tissue