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AAU today announced 32 member universities and one non-AAU university will participate in its 2019 national campus climate survey on sexual assault and misconduct.
AAU President Mary Sue Coleman strongly urges Congress to set aside partisan differences and pass legislation this fall to protect DACA participants.
President Mary Sue Coleman applauds the Senate’s passage of H.R. 6157, a FY19 spending bill that would fund the departments of Defense, Health and Human Services, and Education.
President Mary Sue Coleman applauds President Trump’s nomination of Dr. Kelvin K. Droegemeier to Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy.
AAU and 36 other higher education groups filed an amicus brief in support of Harvard University’s holistic admissions review, including the use of race as one of many factors in reviewing applicants. This approach, the associations write, ensures colleges and universities may determine within broad limits the diversity that will advance its mission and achieve the goal of a talented, diverse student body.
AAU releases a new report, Scaling Improvement in STEM Learning Environments: The Strategic Role of a National Organization, which details strategies AAU has implemented as part of its Undergrad STEM Education Initiative.
AAU President Mary Sue Coleman applauds legislators for authorizing a new initiative to enable the Department of Defense and research universities to more effectively engage and address foreign threats on campus.
We’re thrilled Senate appropriators have proposed significant increases to Defense Science & Technology program investments
We are pleased appropriators have proposed a $2b increase for NIH, a $100 increase to the maximum Pell Grant award, and continued support for year-round Pell
AAU President Mary Sue Coleman deeply troubled by Congress’s continuing inability to reach a permanent, nonpartisan solution for the many young undocumented immigrants brought to our country through no fault of their own