Monday, November 11, 2013

Seven Months of Sequestration Already Eroding America's Research

Fewer Grants, Cancelled Projects, Staff Reductions and Reduced Learning Opportunities Among Outcomes Identified in New Survey of Research Universities

November 11, 2013--As congressional budget leaders continue negotiations over fiscal year 2014 spending levels, three organizations representing the nation’s leading public and private research universities today released the results of a new survey looking at sequestration’s impact on research across the country. The survey is a bellwether of the devastating impact that sustained cuts to research and higher education will have on the economy and the United States’ role as a global innovation leader.