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Nominations are due by Dec. 15 for ACE’s Student of the Year Award, which honors adult learners who show qualities such as perseverance, the capacity to overcome great odds and the ability to inspire others to set high lifelong learning goals.
What students, families and institutions need to know about the current effort in Congress to reform the tax code and how it will impact higher education.
Information and resources to help campuses advocate on behalf of Dreamers, young people brought to the U.S. as children and raised as Americans but now living under threat of deportation. Contact Congress now to show your support.
ACE today announced an initiative to examine gaps and progress in educational attainment for historically underrepresented student populations.
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December 11, 2017
Coverage continues of the GOP tax bill’s potential impact on higher education as Congress works to reconcile a common version. In other news, Inside Higher Ed reports that the California wildfire is causing colleges to close or cancel finals and...
Higher Education Act
ACE and 36 other higher education associations sent a letter today to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce as it begins the process of reauthorizing the primary federal law governing higher education, last updated in 2008.
Department chairs, division heads, program directors and unit leaders can still register for the Jan. 17-18 ACE Leadership Academy for Department Chairs in San Diego, CA. The workshop will help prepare department chairs for their roles as academic...
December 08, 2017
ACE today sent a letter to the House-Senate conference committee negotiating a final bill that reiterates the higher education community's concerns with the bills approved by both chambers.
December 04, 2017
The Senate on Saturday approved its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a bill ACE President Ted Mitchell called “a significant improvement over the measure passed by the House” but still problematic for higher education.
The House Committee on Education and the Workforce has released a comprehensive bill to reauthorize the HEA, last renewed in 2008. The legislation includes some positive proposals but could negatively impact students and college affordability.
December 02, 2017
The Senate has approved its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a measure ACE President Ted Mitchell called “a significant improvement over the measure passed by the House” but still problematic for higher education.
December 01, 2017
Statement on the comprehensive bill released by the House Committee on Education and the Workforce to reauthorize the Higher Education Act (HEA), last renewed in 2008.
November 29, 2017
The Senate Budget Committee on Tuesday advanced the chamber's version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1), with two key Republicans voting for the measure after previously expressing concerns.
November 27, 2017
Congress is back from the Thanksgiving holiday and House and Senate Republicans are continuing to work to pass a tax bill by the end of the year. The focus this week is on the Senate, where the bill could be up for a floor vote soon.
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This 2-day workshop focuses on the chair, not only as a unit leader, but also as an academic leader in service to the institution and its mission. Academy participants will engage in case studies, table-top discussions, problem-solving exercises,...
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This 2-day workshop focuses on the chair, not only as a unit leader, but also as an academic leader in service to the institution and its mission.
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