As lawmakers consider measures related to securing federally funded research data and intellectual property, it is important to understand the current state of play for research security in the country to avoid new requirements that are duplicative, unnecessary, or counterproductive
AAU and others asked the leaders of the House and Senate appropriations committees to include a robust investment of more than $49 billion in the FY23 spending package for the National Institutes of Health.
Representatives André Carson (D-In), David McKinley (R-WV), Suzan DelBene (D-WA), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) are circulating the below "Dear Colleague" letter encouraging House appropriators to provide for the NIH base budget “at least $49 billion and that any funding for the Advanced Research…
AAU urges Congress to provide $700 million to fund the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) in FY23. AFRI is the premier competitive grants program for fundamental and applied research, extension, and education in support of our nation’s food and agricultural systems.
The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Coalition, which includes AAU, sent a letter to the leadership of the House and Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittees requesting the full authorization amount of $700 million for AFRI in FY23; Congress provided $445 million for AFRI in…
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.
This table represents the current status of FY22 appropriations for AAU’s funding priorities at the Departments of Education, Energy, and Defense as well as the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), NASA, AFRI, and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).
AAU sent a letter encouraging members of the Agriculture Subcommittees of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees to support “increased investments to advance agricultural research in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)” in the FY22 agriculture appropriations bill