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ACE has announced that Ted Mitchell, a former college president and top federal policy maker, has been named the Council's 13th president, effective Sept. 1, 2017.
A paper released by ACE utilizes data from the National Student Clearinghouse to examine enrollment and outcomes at MSIs, painting a more complete picture of the contributions MSIs make to the communities they serve.
On the heels of the June release of ACE’s long-awaited American College President Study 2017, a new interactive data explorer launched today will allow users to understand when higher education might anticipate reaching gender and racial/ethnic...
ACE and 32 other higher education associations are urging the Senate to approve the Dream Act of 2017, which would allow a select group of undocumented immigrants to earn lawful permanent residence and have access to a path toward citizenship.
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July 25, 2017
An op-ed in The Hechinger Report says higher education partnerships can help the arts survive proposed Trump administration budget cuts. Inside Higher Ed reports that new research seeks to give college and university trustees financial evaluation...
Budget and Appropriations
July 21, 2017
The House Budget Committee voted along party lines late Wednesday night to approve a budget resolution for Fiscal Year 2018 that would require more than $200 billion in cuts to mandatory programs and set the path for a major overhaul of the tax...
Law and the Courts
ACE filed an amicus brief this week on behalf of 19 other higher education associations in the first federal appeals court review of whether a bankruptcy trustee—charged to locate and collect an insolvent party’s assets—should be able to force an...
July 19, 2017
To help better understand and support the important relationship between CAOs and CBOs, ACE and the National Association of College and University Business Officers will bring together CAOs and CBOs for a two-day workshop on how to build successful...
The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs voted to approve a bipartisan bill to expand the Post-9/11 GI Bill, primarily by redefining eligibility and removing the 15-year cap for benefits that had forced veterans to “use it or lose it.”
July 12, 2017
Department chairs, division heads, program directors and unit leaders can now register for the final workshop of 2017.
July 10, 2017
Senior level higher education administrators who are planning to seek a college presidency within the next two years should consider applying for ACE’s Advancing to the Presidency workshop on successful presidential search and transition.
June 28, 2017
Aspiring and seasoned chief academic officers (CAOs) have two opportunities to hone their leadership skills through upcoming ACE programs this fall.
The Supreme Court has kept in place a significant portion of the injunctions that have prevented enforcement of President Trump’s travel ban, but will take up the two federal appeals court rulings this fall.
Health Care Reform
June 27, 2017
In a letter to Senate leaders, ACE and 18 other higher education associations raised serious concerns about the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, the Senate bill to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act.
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Join this ACE webinar to learn more about the power of apprenticeships, work-based earn-and-learn models that offer pathways to postsecondary credentials and careers with family-sustaining wages.
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