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.
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
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.
AAU joined the Energy Sciences Coalition (ESC) in a letter to the Office of Management and Budget Acting Director Shalanda D. Young, urging continued support in the administration’s FY23 budget for the Department of Energy Office of Science.
AAU and APLU sent a letter to Office of Management and Budget Acting Director Shalanda Young urging continued robust support in the administration’s FY23 budget for higher education and scientific research investments that are crucial to the health, security, prosperity, and future of our nation.
The Coalition for National Security Research, of which AAU is a member, sent a letter to Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III urging him to “reverse recent trends of requesting cuts for defense basic research.”
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…