The Association of American Universities called on the next president -- whether President Obama or Republican nominee Mitt Romney -- to address the nation's long-term financial problems, sustain the Pell Grant and student loans, and take action on immigration. In a policy paper, the association, which represents 61 research universities, said the next administration should work to pass the DREAM Act and provide a path to citizenship for foreign students graduating from American universities with degrees in science, engineering, technology and math. The association also urged the federal government to prod states to increase or maintain funding for public research universities.
- The Republican candidate's record on higher education
- Obama's immigration plan would expand STEM visas, fund science education, offer path to citizenship
- Romney unveils higher education platform
- GOP platform is harshly critical of higher education
- Partnership with Perry?
- As Congress prepares to take on immigration, DREAM advocates are hopeful
- Romney, Obama advisers discuss policy at NASFAA
- Obama's deferred status order creates new problems for some DREAM students
Search for Jobs