Charitable gifts are a critically important source of revenue to universities. These gifts are sometimes used to fund current operations through annual giving campaigns. Many charitable gifts are made specifically to an institution's endowment to support specific purposes and activities - such as…
The Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research, which includes AAU, sent a letter urging Congress to finalize FY23 funding for NIH, including at least $47.5 billion for the NIH’s base budget and strong supplemental investments in ARPA-H.
Endowments are composed of charitable donations to support students and science -- but an unprecedented tax on these endowments, passed in 2017, is reducing these funds' ability to continue supporting student financial aid and scientific breakthroughs that benefit everyday American families.
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 joined ACE and 13 other higher education organizations in sending a letter to the House and Senate Committees on Veterans’ Affairs supporting the Ensuring the Best Schools for Veterans Act of 2022.
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…