AAU sent a letter urging the leadership of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees to prioritize investments in higher education, scientific research, and student aid in FY24 302(b) discretionary spending allocations.
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 89 other associations and organizations in urging Congress “to support and prioritize the mental and behavioral health needs” of students in higher education. The associations’ letter notes that the mental health crisis among college students has long been under addressed and has…
AAU joined ACE and 31 other organizations on a letter to Senate HELP Committee leaders urging them to adopt a amendment by Senator Chris Murphy to add the ‘‘Temporary Reciprocity to Ensure Access to Treatment Act,” or TREAT Act to the PREVENT Pandemics Act (S. 3799).
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.
The Coalition for National Science Funding, which includes AAU, sent a letter thanking the Appropriations committees in both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate for their continued support in NSF funding for the Fiscal Year 2022.
AAU President Barbara R. Snyder sent a letter to Congress expressing support for certain provisions of the Build Back Better Act and urging some important modifications as the bill advances through the legislative process. The letter emphasizes the significance of a successful government-university…