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More Than 40 College and University Leaders Urge Congress to Fulfill Commitment to Fund "Science" In CHIPS & Science Act
The Council on Competitiveness released a powerful statement endorsed by over 40 college and university leaders calling on Congress to fully fund the "Science" portion of the CHIPS & Science Act. Arguing that the global competitiveness challenges from China and others that drove passage of the Act in 2022 are as great today as they […]
Council Leaders Urge Immediate Action on Innovation Legislation
Statement Calls on Congress and the President to Act Now to Ensure the United States Leads in Science and Technology In a statement released today, forty-nine (49) of the Council on Competitiveness's academic and business leaders warned that U.S. leadership in technology-based innovation is under threat. There are deficiencies in the U.S. innovation engine, and barriers to developing […]
Announcement -- Council Academic and Business Leaders Call for Balanced Approach to Foreign Research Threats
July 8, 2021 Council Leaders Affirm Critical Role of Collaborative Research to U.S. Competitiveness  Policy Recommendations to Mitigate Undue Foreign Influence While Continuing to Attract the Best and Brightest from Around the World In a statement released today, over forty (40) of the Council on Competitiveness's academic and business leaders endorsed a public statement supporting global cooperation […]
Press Release - New University Vice Chair
April 20, 2021 Council on Competitiveness Announces New University Vice Chair, Ms. Joan Gabel, President, University of Minnesota Washington, DC — The Council on Competitiveness (Council) today announced Joan Gabel will become its next University Vice Chair, effective immediately. Ms. Gabel, President of the University of Minnesota, has been an active member of the Council and […]
Announcement -- Council's Higher Education Leaders Call for Federal Action on Research
October 29, 2020 Council's Higher Education Leaders Call for Federal Action on Research Fifty leaders from higher education who are members of the Council on Competitiveness, have signed a joint statement calling on Washington policy makers to provide the leadership, critical funding, and programmatic flexibility necessary to enable the nation’s colleges and universities to continue […]
Elevate: Optimizing the Role of Higher Education in the Emerging Innovation Landscape
Since the Council's founding in 1986, U.S. college and university leaders have played a central role alongside their corporate, labor and national lab peers in developing and championing critical federal and state policies to drive regional and national economic development, leadership in basic and applied research, technology commercialization and skilled job creation. Read the Report
University Leadership Forum Launch, June 18, 2019: A Summary and Next Steps
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