This week's newsletter features updates about an AAU letter urging Congress to pass FY22 appropriations and Build Back Better Act provisions crucial to our nation's health, competitiveness, and security; DHS's reestablishment of the Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council; and more.
AAU President Barbara R. Snyder sent a letter to Congress expressing support for certain provisions of the Build Back Better Act and urging some important modifications as the bill advances through the legislative process. The letter emphasizes the significance of a successful government-university…
AAU joined ACE and six other higher education associations in sending a comment letter asking the Department of Education to withdraw its proposed information collection on reporting requirements for the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund program.
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 joined ACHA, ACE, and 26 other higher education associations in issuing a joint statement about state restrictions that have prevented colleges from deploying evidence-based public health measures to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks on campus.
AAU President Barbara R. Snyder sent a letter urging Senate and House budget committee leaders to make bold investments in the health, security, prosperity, and future of our nation as they craft the FY22 budget.
AAU joined ACE and 20 higher education associations and organizations in sending a letter to the leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee to “include dedicated investments in broadband infrastructure for postsecondary students…