AAU, ACE, and other higher education organizations sent a letter to the leadership of the House and Senate education committees endorsing the College Transparency Act (S. 839/H.R. 2030) and urging the inclusion of CTA language currently in the America COMPETES Act in the final and reconciled…
Representative Cicilline (D-OR) is leading a letter requesting that the House Appropriations Committee provide a robust funding for the Federal Pell Grant Program in Fiscal Year 2023 so that the maximum individual award can be increased to $12,990, which is nearly double the current maximum award.…
The Student Aid Alliance, of which AAU is a member, sent a letter to the leadership of the House and Senate subcommittees on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies seeking increased funding for federal student aid programs in FY23.
AAU joined ACE and 13 other higher education organizations in sending a letter to the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee expressing concerns regarding the Department of Veterans Affairs’ recent 85-15 policy reset and changes in the requirements for a 35% exemption.
An expansion of the Emory Advantage program will eliminate need-based loans as part of undergraduate students’ financial aid packages, replacing them with institutional grants and scholarships beginning this fall for the 2022-23 academic year.
AAU sent a letter to Congress urging passage of final FY22 appropriations and Build Back Better Act provisions important to our nation’s health, economic competitiveness, security, and crucial government-university research partnership.
AAU joined letters led by ACE to thank the House for introducing two VA technical corrections bills. One letter is to Rep. Mike Bost (R-IL) and another letter is to Chairman Mark Takano (D-CA), Rep. David Trone (D-MD), Rep. Mike Levin (D-CA).