Groups and Coalitions

Association of American Universities (AAU) 
The AAU is an organization of research universities devoted to maintaining a strong system of academic research and education. It consists of s60 US universities and two Canadian universities.

Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU)
Founded in 1887, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) is the nation's oldest higher education association.

The Science Coalition 
The mission of The Science Coalition is to expand and strengthen the federal government’s investment in university-based scientific, medical, engineering and agricultural research.

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) 
The Association of American Medical Colleges is a non-profit association founded in 1876 to work for reform in medical education.

Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) 
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education is the professional organization for advancement professionals at all levels who work in alumni relations, communications, and development.

American Council on Education (ACE) 
Founded in 1918, the American Council on Education (ACE) is the major coordinating body for all the nation's higher education institutions, seeking to provide leadership and a unifying voice on key higher education issues and to influence public policy through advocacy, research and program initiatives.