The Task Force on American Innovation sent a letter asking Congress to complete negotiations on fiscal year 2022 funding bills encouraging bicameral and bipartisan support to fund key investments in scientific and engineering research and development agencies.
United for Medical Research, of which AAU is a founding member, sent a letter urging OMB Acting Director Shalanda Young to include an increase of at least $3 billion to the base budget of the National Institutes of Health for FY23.
AAU joined 35 organizations in sending a letter urging House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy to include “Reauthorization of International Education Programs Under Title VI of the Higher Education Act of 1965” in the United States Innovation and Competition Act (USI
The Coalition for National Security Research, of which AAU is a member, sent a letter to the leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees on Defense highlighting the coalition’s appropriation priorities for the FY22 budget.
The House approved its final compromise NDAA bill, S. 1605 on December 7, 2021 on a 363-70 vote. The final NDAA authorizes $768.1 billion in defense spending, $25 billion more than the President’s FY22 budget request.
AAU joined ACE and three other higher education associations in sending a letter to several members of Congress opposing Section 818, “Department of Defense (DOD) contractor professional training material disclosure requirements” included in the FY22 National Defense Authorization Act.
AAU joined with the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) in submitting comments to the Chairs and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committee as the House and Senate Committees work to finalize a conference agreement in the FY 2022 National Defense…
AAU joined 34 organizations in sending a letter urging Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona to prioritize and strengthen the Education Department's international and foreign language education and research funding in FY23, specifically for the Title VI and Fulbright-Hays programs.