Welcome to Federal Relations
We connect faculty with federal funders, share Boston University’s expertise with policymakers, work with national educational and scientific organizations, and increase BU’s visibility in Washington as the federal government considers policies affecting research universities.
Policymakers, start here.
Looking for expert advice or testimony? Boston University is home to numerous faculty members who are nationally recognized leaders in their fields. Curious about our latest research or want to understand BU's position on education and scientific issues? We can help there, too.Get Started
BU faculty: how to navigate DC
We know you have important things to contribute to the national discussion of science and education. From helping you work with government agencies to preparing Congressional testimony to identifying funding streams, we'll make sure your voice is heard.Get Involved
What You Need to Know
President and Provost Visit D.C.
BU President Robert A. Brown and Provost Jean Morrison visited Washington, DC, on April 2nd
MA Universities' Budget Priorities
BU, Brandeis, Harvard and MIT lay out federal research and education priorities for fiscal year 2015.
FY15 Budget Request
An overview of the Obama Administration’s proposed funding levels for federal agencies.
Watch a video on the growing gap in research investment.