AAU joined ACE and four other higher education organizations in sending a letter to Senate leadership expressing their concern and opposition to an amendment filed by Senator Rubio to S. 1260 the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act of 2021.
The Task Force on American Innovation sent a letter to House and Senate appropriations leaders urging them to include increased investments for science and technology research and development in FY21 appropriations.
Thirty-one Nobel Laureates and Science Community Leaders including AAU President Mary Sue Coleman sent a letter to the President of the United States and Members of Congress to call attention to the harm done to American Science during the partial shutdown of the federal government.
AAU President Mary Sue Coleman today wrote to House and Senate Appropriations leaders to applaud their efforts in securing increased higher education and research investments in FY19 and urge completion of the remaining FY19 appropriations bills after the midterm elections.
Our nation’s research enterprise is among the most powerful engines for American prosperity. One of the consistent areas of bipartisan agreement over the past 70 years has been the importance of the federal government’s role in supporting research and innovation.