AAU Board of Directors October 21, 2018 approved a statement concerning Congressional earmarking of federal research funds. The statement notes that earmarks may reduce the capacity of federal research agencies that sponsor merit-based competitions to support the most promising research.
More than 150 organizations, including the Association of American Universities (AAU) and the American Academy Of Arts & Sciences, issued a press release calling for improved access to language education.
The Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF), of which AAU is a member, sent a statement thanking members of Congress, and applauding the House Appropriations Committee for its support of scientific research.
Statement by AAU on the draft 21st Century Cures bill released on April 29, 2015, by Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the panel’s ranking member, Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ).