ACE News Content Feedhttp://www.acenet.edu/_layouts/ContentFeedGenerator/ContentFeed.ashx?Feed=NewsContentView all of the most recent news releases from ACEen-usCopyright , American Council on Educationdonotreply@ace.eduFri, 20 Jul 2018 22:31:05 ZACE News Feeds 1.0http://www.acenet.edu/PublishingImages/264x93-ACE-Print-Logo.jpgACE News Content Feedhttp://www.acenet.edu/_layouts/ContentFeedGenerator/ContentFeed.ashx?Feed=NewsContentNewsContenthttp://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Todays-Top-Higher-Education-News.aspxHEADLINES: Today's Top Higher Education NewsPresident Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order on Thursday aimed at spurring new investments for training current and future American workers to help them secure jobs domestically . . . A handful of college presidents have decided to make the unusual move from a liberal arts college to a professionally oriented institution, writes Inside Higher Ed . . . The Los Angeles Times reports that University of California regents this week will vote on the first tuition decrease in nearly 20 years . . . A new private two-year college will open its doors on the west side of Chicago this fall with the goal of preparing Latino students with limited English and no high school diploma for middle-income positions . . . Bruce D. Benson, president of the University of Colorado system, will retire in July 2019 after serving the system for 10 years.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Works-With-States-to-Expand-Flexible-Pathways-Toward-Post-Secondary-Education.aspxACE Works With States to Expand Flexible Pathways Toward Post-Secondary EducationAs part of its work across many educational sectors, ACE’s Center for Education Attainment and Innovation has been collaborating with state institutions and systems across the country to expand flexible pathways for students through credit for prior learning options.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Webinars-New-Data-Tools-Help-Bring-Understanding-and-Transparency-to-the-Credential-Marketplace.aspxWebinars: New Data Tools Help Bring Understanding and Transparency to the Credential MarketplaceACE is teaming up with Credential Engine to bring you a free two-part webinar series in July focusing on transparency and understanding the credentials landscape.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Toolkit-Provides-Resources-for-Jumpstarting-Internationalization.aspxACE Toolkit Provides Resources for Jumpstarting InternationalizationAs the July 16 deadline to apply for the 16th cohort of the Internationalization Laboratory nears, campus leaders not ready to commit may be wondering: Are there other resources to help jumpstart internationalization? CIGE's Internationalization Toolkit could be your answer.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Education-Department-Reverses-Obama-era-Guidance-on-Diversity-in-Admissions.aspxEducation Department Reverses Obama-era Guidance on Diversity in AdmissionsThe Trump administration has rescinded a number of Obama-era guidance documents that outlined how colleges can consider race as a factor in admissions, a move ACE President Ted Mitchell said sent “precisely the wrong message to institutions that are committed to following four decades of Supreme Court precedent.”http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Ted-Mitchell-on-Trump-Administration-Decision-to-Rescind-Guidelines-on-Race-in-College-Admission.aspxStatement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on Trump Administration Decision to Rescind Guidelines on Race in College AdmissionsThe Trump administration has announced that it will rescind guidelines on race in college admissions. The move revokes Obama-era guidance about how universities can consider race in their efforts to construct inclusive campuses.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/How-Far-Can-the-ACE-Fellows-Program-Take-You.aspxHow Far Can the ACE Fellows Program Take You?The application for the 2019-20 ACE Class of Fellows is now open. This unique program condenses years of on-the-job experience and skills development into a single year to prepare senior leaders to serve American colleges and universities.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Supreme-Court-Upholds-Trump-Travel-Ban.aspxSupreme Court Upholds Trump Travel BanThe U.S. Supreme Court has upheld President Trump’s travel ban in a 5-4 vote, ruling that the Sept. 24, 2017, proclamation is within the president’s constitutional authority.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Ted-Mitchell-on-the-US-Supreme-Court-Travel-Ban-Ruling.aspxStatement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on the U.S. Supreme Court's Travel Ban RulingIn the current climate of harsh rhetoric on immigration, the travel ban contributes to the perception that this country is no longer a welcoming place for study and research by the world’s best and brightest international scholars and students.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/2018-20-ACE-Internationalization-Lab-Offers-Opportunity-for-Institutional-Change.aspx2018-20 ACE Internationalization Lab Offers Opportunity for Institutional ChangeJuly 16 is your institution’s last chance to apply to ​ the 2018-20 ACE Internationalization Laboratory cohort, so colleges and universities ready to transform their campuses’ approaches to providing global education should apply now. Selected participants will begin 20 months of work in August 2018.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/As-House-Bills-Fail-Immigration-Issues-Remain.aspxAs House Bills Falter, Immigration Issues Remain​House leaders have decided to delay a vote on a compromise immigration bill, H.R. 6136, as party divisions—and commentary from President Trump—continue.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Institute-Investigates-Intricacies-of-Internationalization.aspxInstitute Investigates Complexities of InternationalizationACE’s Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement last week hosted the Institute for Leading Internationalization, a yearly convening designed to improve the effectiveness of anyone with a critical role in advancing internationalization on their campus.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Webinar-Credit-for-Prior-Learning-Policies-and-Accreditation.aspxACE Webinar: Credit for Prior Learning Policies and AccreditationThere is still time to register for a June 21 webinar hosted by ACE’s Center for Education Attainment and Innovation focused on the role of accreditation in implementing Credit for Prior Learning policies.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Building-the-Foundations-for-the-2018-19-ACE-Fellows-Class.aspxBuilding the Foundations for the 2018-19 ACE Fellows ClassLast week in Washington, DC, the 2018-19 class of the ACE Fellows Program met for orientation. The cohort members began building relationships that will sustain them throughout the year and laid foundations to maximize their learning.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Minority-Serving-Institutions-Are-Successful-at-Improving-Students-Economic-Status-New-ACE-Report-Finds.aspxMinority Serving Institutions Are Successful at Improving Students’ Economic Status, New ACE Report FindsMinority serving institutions move students up the economic ladder at two to three times the rates of non-MSIs, according to a new ACE report. The analysis reveals MSIs' value as a path to greater prosperity for students and families.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Finding-New-Ways-to-Make-Data-informed-Decisions-in-Higher-Education-Can-Promote-Better-Accountability-and-Close-Equity.aspxFinding New Ways to Make Data-informed Decisions in Higher Education Can Promote Better Accountability and Close Equity and Accessibility GapsSavvy data users at higher education institutions are helping college students navigate barriers to academic success and—even more importantly—taking steps to remove those barriers, finds a new report released by ACE.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/PROSPER-Act-op-eds.aspxPROSPER Act Op-EdsA list of op eds pertaining to the PROSPER Act, a bill intended to reauthorize the Higher Education Act.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Senate-Hearing-Looks-at-International-Student-Visas-and-National-Security.aspxSenate Hearing Looks at International Student Visas and National SecurityThe Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Border Security and Immigration held a hearing June 6 on "Student Visa Integrity: Protecting Educational Opportunity and National Security.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-to-Host-Free-Forum-on-Improving-Access-to-Higher-Education.aspxOnline Webcast Will Feature Forum on Improving Access to Higher EducationRegister to view the livestream of the first-ever Educational Testing Service (ETS), ACE, and Diverse: Issues In Higher Education forum on college attainment on June 18.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-President-Outlines-Federal-Student-Aid-Funding-Priorities-for-Upcoming-Fiscal-Year.aspxACE President Outlines Federal Student Aid Funding Priorities for Upcoming Fiscal YearIn testimony submitted to a Senate appropriations subcommittee Friday, ACE President Ted Mitchell urged members to continue their bipartisan support of federal student aid programs as they work on the appropriations bill for FY 2019.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Groups-Support-House-Immigration-Vote.aspxACE, Higher Education Groups Support House Immigration VoteACE, along with 33 other associations, sent a letter May 24 to Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA) in support of H. Res. 774, which would tee up a vote in the House on four immigration bills, several of which include a long-term fix for Dreamers.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Ted-Mitchell-on-Reports-of-Chinese-Student-Visa-Restrictions.aspxStatement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on Reports of Chinese Student Visa RestrictionsWhile apparently aimed at Chinese students in certain STEM fields, this new policy would have a chilling effect on our ability to attract international students from all countries.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Trump-Administration-Reportedly-to-Set-Limits-on-Some-Chinese-Visas.aspxTrump Administration Reportedly to Set Limits on Some Chinese VisasThe Trump administration reportedly is set to place new limits on Chinese visa applications beginning June 11, a State Department official said Tuesday, a move that could impact both Chinese students and scholars as well as international students from across the globe.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/NACUBO-and-ACE-Issue-Update-on-Global-Music-Rights-Negotiations.aspxNACUBO and ACE Issue Update on Global Music Rights NegotiationsNACUBO and ACE issued this statement on their collaboration to develop model agreements with performance-rights organizations (PROs) that NACUBO and ACE members and the PROs may use to facilitate the negotiation of blanket performance rights licenses.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Education-Department-Webinars-Offer-Website-Accessibility-Assistance-to-Higher-Education-Institutions.aspxEducation Department Webinars Offer Website Accessibility Assistance to Higher Education InstitutionsThe U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights will offer three webinars during May and June providing technical assistance to colleges, universities, and other educational entities in making their websites and online programs accessible to individuals with disabilities.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Groups-Comment-on-Proposal-to-Increase-Social-Media-Scrutiny-of-Visa-Applicants.aspxACE, Higher Education Groups Comment on Proposal to Increase Social Media Scrutiny of Visa ApplicantsACE and 12 other higher education associations submitted comments this week to the State Department in response to a proposal to require all U.S. nonimmigrant visa applicants to submit their social media usernames and previous email addresses, phone numbers, and international travel.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Groups-Urge-Congress-to-Protect-Student-Aid-From-Rescission.aspxACE, Higher Education Groups Urge Congress to Protect Student Aid From RescissionThe White House is expected to submit a formal request to Congress this week to cut up to $15 billion in existing federal spending.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Higher-Education-Groups-Comment-on-New-NSF-Harassment-Reporting-Requirements.aspxHigher Education Groups Comment on New NSF Harassment Reporting RequirementsSeven higher education associations, including ACE, submitted comments to the National Science Foundation May 4 in response to a notice in the March 5 Federal Register proposing new reporting requirements on sexual assault and harassment for NSF grantees.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACEs-American-College-Application-Campaign-Registers-Record-Setting-2017.aspxACE’s American College Application Campaign Registers Record-Setting 2017More than 500,000 high-school seniors submitted roughly 835,000 applications in last fall's campaign, a record for the initiative focused on first-generation and low-income students who otherwise may not apply for college.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Delivers-Internationalization-Guidance-to-Ecuadorian-Universities.aspxACE Delivers Internationalization Guidance to Ecuadorian UniversitiesACE’s Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement collaborated with the U.S. Embassy in Ecuador to organize a two-day seminar for Ecuadorian higher education leaders, “Comprehensive Internationalization: Developing a Model to Fit Your Institution,” April 17-18 in Quito.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Groups-Express-Concerns-Over-Elimination-of-FBI-Higher-Education-Board.aspxACE, Higher Education Groups Express Concerns Over Elimination of FBI Higher Education BoardACE and 14 other higher education associations sent a letter April 24 to the FBI asking the agency to convene a group of higher education representatives and key national security agencies to discuss security concerns.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Final-ACE-Advancing-to-the-Presidency-Workshop-Gathers-in-Washington.aspxFinal ACE Advancing to the Presidency Workshop Gathers in WashingtonLast week in Washington, senior higher education administrators considering taking the next step in their careers gathered for ACE’s final Advancing to the Presidency workshop.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Supreme-Court-Hears-Arguments-in-Trump-Travel-Ban-Case.aspxSupreme Court Hears Arguments in Trump Travel Ban CaseThe case, Trump v. Hawaii, examines President Trump's third attempt to ban refugees and immigrants from several majority-Muslim countries.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Ted-Mitchell-on-the-Commission-on-College-Basketball-Recommendations.aspxStatement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on the Commission on College Basketball RecommendationsThe thoughtful and far-reaching recommendations released today by the Commission on College Basketball provide a pathway to making meaningful and needed changes to intercollegiate athletics.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Commission-Releases-Recommendations-to-Fix-College-Basketball.aspxCommission Releases Recommendations to Fix College BasketballThe Commission on College Basketball has issued its recommendations for reforming the sport in a report to the NCAA board of governors and Division I board of directors.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Leadership-Academy-to-Help-Department-Chairs-Advance-the-Academic-and-Institutional-Mission.aspxACE Leadership Academy to Help Department Chairs Advance the Academic and Institutional MissionRegister now for the July 17 ACE Leadership Academy for Department Chairs in Alexandria, VA. Department chairs, division heads, program directors, and unit leaders will gather for this 2-day workshop that focuses on the chair as a unit leader and as an academic leader in service to the institution and its mission.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Labor-Department-Fact-Sheet-Addresses-Questions-About-Campus-Overtime-Pay.aspxLabor Department Fact Sheet Addresses Questions About Campus Overtime PayThe Department of Labor has issued a fact sheet on "Higher Education Institutions and Overtime Pay Under the Fair Labor Standards Act" to clarify some key issues about exemptions to federal overtime pay requirements for campus employment.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Leadership-to-Transform-Its-Suite-of-Leadership-Development-Programs.aspxACE Leadership to Transform Its Suite of Leadership Development ProgramsAs part of revamping the Council's strategic priorities during its centennial year, ACE Leadership will transform its current suite of leadership development programs into a series of regional summits and a robust peer-to-peer online platform.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Survey-Finds-College-Presidents-Striving-to-Balance-Free-Speech-With-Inclusive-Practices.aspxACE Survey Finds College Presidents Striving to Balance Free Speech With Inclusive PracticesMost presidents are concerned about protecting free speech and promoting inclusion, yet they also believe it is important to allow students to be exposed to all types of speech even if they may find it offensive or biased, according to a new ACE survey.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Calling-All-New-CAOs.aspxCalling All New CAOsThe ACE Institute for New Chief Academic Officers helps provosts within their first three years of service transition into the role and gain skills to achieve long-term success. Apply now for the 2018-19 cohort.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Groups-Say-Third-Travel-Ban-Threatens-Colleges-Ability-to-Attract-International-Students-Scholars.aspxACE, Higher Education Groups Say the Trump Administration’s Third Travel Ban Threatens Colleges’ Ability to Attract International Students, ScholarsACE and 32 other higher education associations submitted an amicus brief today to the U.S. Supreme Court in a case examining President Trump's third attempt to ban refugees and immigrants from several majority-Muslim countries.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Higher-Education-Groups-Urge-Congress-to-Pass-Bill-to-Ease-Access-to-Print-Materials-for-the-Visually-Impaired.aspxHigher Education Groups Urge Congress to Pass Bill to Ease Access to Print Materials for the Visually ImpairedThe bill would ratify and implement the Marrakesh Treaty, which has been ratified by 35 other countries and entered into force on Sept. 30, 2016.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/FY2018-Omnibus-Funding-Chart.aspxFY 2018 Omnibus Spending Bill: Student Aid and ResearchProvisions and funding levels for student aid and scientific research in the Fiscal Year 2018 Consolidated Appropriations Act, the FY 2018 omnibus spending bill.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/President-Signs-Omnibus-Spending-Bill-Boosting-Funds-for-Student-Aid-Research.aspxPresident Signs Omnibus Spending Bill Boosting Funds for Student Aid, ResearchThe bill, which covers the remainder of FY 2018, increases overall spending for the Department of Education by $3.9 billion and is being widely characterized as a repudiation of President Trump’s priorities outlined in his budget request.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Names-45-Emerging-Higher-Education-Leaders-to-ACE-Fellows-Program.aspxACE Names 45 Emerging Higher Education Leaders to ACE Fellows ProgramACE has selected 45 emerging college and university leaders for the 2018-19 class of the ACE Fellows Program, the longest-running leadership development program in the United States.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/New-Report-Examines-the-Relationship-Between-Earning-an-Associate-Degree-and-Bachelors-Degree-Completion.aspxNew Report Examines the Relationship Between Earning an Associate Degree and Bachelor’s Degree CompletionEarning an associate degree prior to transferring to a four-year institution for recent high school graduates neither increased nor decreased their likelihood of completing a bachelor’s degree. But the report suggests prospective transfer students may still want to consider completing their two-year degree first.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Gallup-Knight-Survey-Finds-College-Students-Show-Strong-Support-for-First-Amendment-but-Favor-Diversity-and-Inclusion.aspxGallup-Knight Foundation Survey Finds College Students Show Strong Support for First Amendment but Favor Diversity and Inclusion Over Free SpeechA new report presented at ACE2018 reveals that U.S. college students show strong support for the First Amendment, but favor some restrictions on free speech rights to foster a diverse environment.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Honors-University-of-California-President-Janet-Napolitano-With-2018-Reginald-Wilson-Diversity-Leadership-Award.aspxACE Honors University of California President Janet Napolitano With 2018 Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership AwardACE announced today that Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California (UC), is the recipient of the 2018 Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Case-Western-Reserve-University-President-Barbara-R-Snyder-Elected-ACE-Board-Chair.aspxCase Western Reserve University President Barbara R. Snyder Elected ACE Board ChairBarbara R. Snyder, president of Case Western Reserve University (OH), was elected chair of ACE's Board of Directors today at ACE2018, the Council's 100th Annual Meeting. Mark P. Becker, president of Georgia State University, was elected vice chair.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Renu-Khator-Named-Winner-of-ACE-Council-of-Fellows-Fidelity-Investments-Mentor-Award.aspxRenu Khator Named Winner of ACE Council of Fellows/Fidelity Investments Mentor AwardACE today awarded Renu Khator, chancellor of the University of Houston System and president of the University of Houston, with the 2018 Council of Fellows/Fidelity Investments Mentor Award during the opening plenary of ACE2018.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Stevens-Institute-of-Technology-Saint-Peters-University-Receive-ACE-Fidelity-Investments-Institutional-Transformation-Award.aspxStevens Institute of Technology and Saint Peter’s University Receive ACE/Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional TransformationThe award was created to recognize institutions that have responded to higher education challenges in innovative and creative ways and achieved dramatic changes in a relatively brief period. It includes a $10,000 prize.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE2018-Begins-This-Weekend.aspxACE2018 Begins This WeekendNearly 2,000 higher education leaders will come together beginning Saturday in Washington, DC, for ACE2018, ACE’s 100th Annual Meeting, to engage in open dialogue and share approaches for tackling higher education issues.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/UMBC-President-Freeman-Hrabowski-to-Receive-ACE-Lifetime-Achievement-Award.aspxUMBC President Freeman Hrabowski to Receive ACE Lifetime Achievement AwardNationally recognized higher education leader Freeman A. Hrabowski, III will be presented with the ACE Lifetime Achievement Award during ACE2018, ACE’s 100th Annual Meeting next month.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Credly-Announce-New-Initiative-to-Translate-On-the-job-Training-Experiences-into-Skills-College-Credit.aspxACE, Credly Announce New Initiative to Translate On-the-job Training Experiences Into Skills, College CreditA new digital credentials project from ACE’s College Credit Recommendation Service is about to make it easier for employers to put an academic value on their own training programs, thanks to a $1.5 million grant from the Lumina Foundation.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/2018-ACE-AIEA-Internationalization-Collaborative-Navigates-the-Growing-Complexity-of-Leading-in-a-Global-World.aspx2018 ACE/AIEA Internationalization Collaborative Navigates the Growing Complexity of Leading in a Global WorldHigher education leaders gathered last week in Washington to examine the challenges in advancing the internationalization process at the ACE/AIEA Internationalization Collaborative, an annual meeting held in conjunction with the Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) Annual Conference.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Names-LaMarr-A-Smith-and-Justin-Darnall-2017-Students-of-the-Year.aspxACE Names LaMarr A. Smith and Justin Darnall 2017 Students of the YearLaMarr A. Smith, a health claims representative and business student from Buffalo, and Justin Darnall, a Marine veteran and aspiring aerospace engineer from Denver, will be presented with the honor at ACE2018.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/With-the-Machine-Built-Laboratory-Mid-Term-Meeting-Greases-the-Working-Parts.aspxWith the Machine Built, Laboratory Mid-Term Meeting Greases the Working PartsMembers of the 15th Cohort of ACE’s Internationalization Laboratory met for their mid-term meeting last week in Washington, DC, to report on their efforts to transform campus internationalization.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/University-Leaders-to-Discuss-Confronting-Higher-Educations-Historical-Injustices-at-ACE2018.aspxUniversity Leaders to Discuss Confronting Higher Education’s Historical Injustices at ACE2018Ruth Simmons, president of Prairie View A&M University, and John J. DeGioia, president of Georgetown University, will discuss how colleges and universities can confront legacies of injustice at ACE's upcoming annual meeting.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Ted-Mitchell-on-the-Senates-Failure-to-Pass-Legislation-Protecting-Dreamers.aspxStatement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on the Senate’s Failure to Pass Legislation Protecting DreamersWe urge congressional leaders in both chambers: Come back to the table, do not allow extraneous issues to hold Dreamers hostage to a political face-off, and redouble your efforts to reach a bipartisan compromise.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Judith-White-to-Receive-Donna-Shavlik-Award-at-ACE2018.aspxJudith White to Receive Donna Shavlik Award at ACE2018ACE announced today that Judith S. White, president and executive director of HERS, will receive the 2018 Donna Shavlik Award. The award will be presented at ACE2018, ACE’s 100th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Global-Leaders-Exchange-Ideas-for-Improving-Degree-Attainment-Equity.aspxGlobal Leaders Exchange Ideas for Improving Degree Attainment, EquityHigher education, policy, and business leaders from eight countries including the United States met in Washington, DC, earlier this month to share lessons, policies, and promising practices to improve postsecondary outcomes for underserved students.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Trump-Budget-Request-for-FY-2019-Slashes-Spending-on-Student-Aid-Research.aspxTrump Budget Request for FY 2019 Slashes Spending on Student Aid, ResearchThe $4.4 trillion plan, which includes his long-awaited infrastructure plan and funding for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, cuts entitlement programs by $1.7 trillion, including federal student aid programs and research funding.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Impactful-Practices.aspxEffective Teaching: A Foundational Aspect of Practices that Support Student LearningLearn about three different institutions that are implementing impactful practices that focus on improving the teaching effectivness and support student learning.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Research-Outlines-Best-Practices-to-Support-Teachers-and-Improve-Student-Learning.aspxACE Research Outlines Best Practices to Support Effective Teaching and Improve Student LearningComprehensive efforts to improve teaching quality are highly effective at helping to improve graduation and retention rates, student satisfaction, faculty morale, and pass rates, according to a new ACE white paper.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Margee-Ensign-to-Keynote-Womens-Leadership-Dinner-at-ACE2018.aspxMargee Ensign to Keynote Women’s Leadership Dinner at ACE2018Margee Ensign, president of Dickinson College (PA), will speak to leading in the face of opposition during her address at ACE’s 100th Annual Meeting, March 10-13 in Washington, DC.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Associations-Urge-Congress-to-Act-Now-to-Find-Bipartisan-Solution-to-Protect-Dreamers.aspxACE, Higher Education Associations Urge Congress to Act Now to Find Bipartisan Solution to Protect DreamersACE and 18 other higher education associations today sent a letter to congressional leaders urging lawmakers to move swiftly to pass bipartisan legislation offering permanent protections to Dreamers.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/System-Leaders-Gather-with-Common-Goal-of-Improving-Student-Success.aspxSystem Leaders Gather with Common Goal of Improving Student SuccessThe ACE-NASH Leadership Academy this month brought together leaders from a wide swath of institutions from Alaska to Maine to discuss improving student success.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Dreamers-Issue-Front-and-Center-During-State-of-Union-Address.aspxDreamers Issue Front and Center During State of Union AddressPresident Trump advocated for legal status and a 12-year pathway to citizenship for 1.8 million Dreamers in exchange for $25 billion for a border wall with Mexico and sweeping changes to current visa programs, including limits on family reunification visas.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Higher-Education-Act-Resource-Page-Helps-Members-Others-Contact-House-About-PROSPER-Act.aspxHigher Education Act Resource Page Helps Members, Others Contact House About PROSPER ActBoth the House and Senate have begun work on reauthorizing the Higher Education Act (HEA), the nation's main law governing postsecondary education. To help with advocacy on these efforts, ACE has launched a resource page that includes information about the process along with links to contact Congress.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Webinar-Implementing-Credit-for-Prior-Learning-Policies.aspxACE Webinar: Implementing Credit for Prior Learning PoliciesRegister now for a Feb. 22 webinar hosted by ACE’s Center for Education Attainment and Innovation examining how to put Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) policies into practice.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Ted-Mitchell-on-Ending-the-Federal-Shutdown-Commitment-to-Address-Dreamers.aspxStatement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on Ending the Federal Shutdown, Commitment to Address DreamersIn particular, we are gratified that the agreement to pass a temporary funding measure includes a commitment to bring the issue of the DACA policy and Dreamers to the floor.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Senate-Votes-to-End-Government-Shutdown;-Senate-Democrats-Secure-Commitment-to-Address-DACA-Dreamers.aspxAgreement Reached to End Government Shutdown; Senate Democrats Secure Commitment to Address DACA, DreamersSenate Democrats joined Republicans Monday to clear the way for the passage of a short-term spending bill to fund the government through Feb. 8 in exchange for a commitment to find a legislative solution for the young, undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE2018-Sessions-to-Address-Higher-Education-Advocacy-Policy-and-Access-.aspxACE2018 Sessions to Address Higher Education Advocacy, Policy, and AccessThe two renowned higher education leaders so far announced as plenary speakers at ACE2018, ACE’s 100th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, will speak to the changing landscape of postsecondary education in the United States.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Ted-Mitchell-About-Bipartisan-Congressional-Efforts-to-Protect-Dreamers.aspxStatement by ACE President Ted Mitchell About Bipartisan Congressional Efforts to Protect DreamersWe strongly support the bipartisan efforts of a number of members of Congress, including Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Dick Durbin (D-IL), to forge a long-term legislative solution to permanently protect hundreds of thousands of Dreamers.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Status-of-Dreamers-Remains-in-Limbo-as-Talks-Continue-in-Congress.aspxStatus of Dreamers Remains in Limbo as Talks Continue in CongressBipartisan talks in both the House and Senate continue to look for a legislative solution to protect Dreamers, young people brought illegally to the United States as children.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/UMBC-President-Freeman-Hrabowski-to-Address-ACE2018.aspxUMBC President Freeman Hrabowski to Address ACE2018​Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) will be a featured speaker during ACE2018, ACE’s 100th Annual Meeting.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Protecting-Dreamers-at-Center-of-Federal-Spending-Negotiations.aspxProtecting Dreamers at Center of Federal Spending NegotiationsThe fate of hundreds of thousands of young people known as Dreamers remains in limbo as congressional leaders and President Trump negotiate a final FY 2018 spending bill and try to avert a government shutdown.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Ted-Mitchell-on-the-Need-for-Congress-to-Act-to-Protect-Dreamers.aspxStatement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on the Need for Congress to Act to Protect DreamersStatement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on the need for Congress to act to protect Dreamers, the group of young people brought to the United States as children and raised as Americans but living under threat of deportation. If a solution is not reached this week, Mitchell urges Congress to move swiftly to adopt a long-term solution for Dreamers as lawmakers work to finalize the FY 2018 appropriations process in January.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Across-the-Pond-ACE-Convenes-Higher-Education-Leaders-for-UK-Networking-Intensive.aspxAcross the Pond, ACE Convenes Higher Education Leaders for U.K. Networking IntensiveLast week in London, ACE convened a diverse group of eight U.S. faculty and administrators for CIGE Global Connections: U.K. Networking Intensive.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Higher-Education-Leader-Nancy-Zimpher-to-Keynote-ACE2018-Atwell-Plenary.aspxHigher Education Leader Nancy Zimpher to Keynote ACE2018 Atwell PlenaryNancy L. Zimpher, SUNY chancellor emeritus, senior fellow at the Rockefeller Institute of Government, and faculty member at the University at Albany (NY), will keynote the Robert H. Atwell Plenary at ACE2018, ACE’s 100th Annual Meeting.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Expert-Advisors-to-Guide-Alliance-for-Global-Innovation-in-Tertiary-Education.aspxExpert Advisors to Guide Alliance for Global Innovation in Tertiary EducationIn collaboration with Lumina Foundation, ACE is creating a global learning community–the Alliance for Global Innovation in Tertiary Education–for the exchange of innovative practices shown to increase postsecondary degree attainment and equity.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Congress-Expected-to-Vote-This-Week-on-Tax-Bill-with-Negative-Implications-for-Higher-Education.aspxCongress Expected to Vote This Week on Tax Bill with Negative Implications for Higher EducationCongress is poised to take final votes this week on the version of a sweeping tax bill released late Friday by a House-Senate Conference Committee that contains a number of provisions harmful to students and their families and the higher education institutions that serve them.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/FCC-Repeals-Net-Neutrality-Rules.aspxFCC Repeals Net Neutrality RulesThe FCC) has approved a proposal to repeal its net neutrality rules, which uphold the principle that all traffic on the internet should be treated equally.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Ted-Mitchell-on-the-House-Senate-Conference-Committee-Tax-Bill.aspxStatement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on the House-Senate Conference Committee Tax BillThe bill recognizes the importance of benefits that help millions of middle- and lower-income students and families, but some provisions will still make a higher education more expensive and undermine the financial stability of institutions.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/House-Committee-Approves-Higher-Education-Act-Reauthorization-Bill.aspxHouse Committee Approves Higher Education Act Reauthorization BillThe Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform (PROSPER) Act now goes to the full House for consideration.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Paper-Explores-Use-of-Data-Analytics-to-Spur-Student-Institutional-Success.aspxACE Paper Explores Use of Data Analytics to Spur Student, Institutional Success​Colleges and universities have begun to embrace the need for data-informed decision making to help drive institutional innovation and improvement, but more progress is needed before the analytics revolution takes firm root in higher education.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Other-Higher-Education-Groups-HEA-Bill-Being-Rushed-Through-Committee-Without-Clear-Understanding-of-Consequences.aspxACE, Other Higher Education Groups: HEA Bill Being Rushed Through Committee Without Clear Understanding of ConsequencesACE 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Higher-Education-Community-Expresses-Concerns-About-Tax-Bill-to-House-Senate-Conference-Committee.aspxHigher Education Community Expresses Concerns About Tax Bill to House-Senate Conference CommitteeACE 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Paper-Recommends-Ways-to-Ease-Path-to-Degree-for-Post-Traditional-Learners.aspxNew ACE Paper Recommends Ways to Ease Path to Degree for Post-traditional Learnershe Post-traditional Learners Manifesto Revisited: Aligning Postsecondary Education with Real Life for Adult Student Success reveals that post-traditional learners make up nearly 60 percent of the undergraduate population in the United States.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Senate-Passes-Tax-Bill-Impact-on-Higher-Education-in-Final-Bill-Could-Still-Be-Substantial.aspxSenate Passes Tax Bill; Final Legislation’s Impact on Higher Education Could Still Be SubstantialThe 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/House-Education-Committee-Releases-Higher-Education-Act-Reauthorization-Bill.aspxHouse Committee Releases Higher Education Act Reauthorization BillThe 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Ted-Mitchell-on-Passage-of-Senate-Tax-Bill.aspxStatement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on Passage of Senate Tax BillThe 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Ted-Mitchell-on-the-House-Republican-Higher-Education-Act-Reauthorization-Bill-.aspxStatement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on the House Republican Higher Education Act Reauthorization BillStatement 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Urges-Senate-to-Reconsider-Approach-to-Higher-Education-in-Tax-Bill.aspxACE Urges Senate to Reconsider Approach to Higher Education in Tax BillThe 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Senate-Prepares-to-Take-Up-Tax-Bill-ACE-Writes-Senate-Leaders-on-Endowments-Provision.aspxSenate Prepares to Take Up Tax Bill; ACE Writes Senate Leaders on Endowments ProvisionCongress 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Final-Meeting-of-Internationalization-Lab-Cohort-14-Asks-Where-Do-We-Go-From-Here.aspxFinal Meeting of Internationalization Lab Cohort 14 Asks, “Where Do We Go From Here?”During the closing seminar for the 14th cohort of ACE’s Internationalization Laboratory program, participants wrapped up more than a year of collaboration during which they developed goals and strategic internationalization.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Writes-House-Leaders-About-Tax-Bill-in-Advance-of-Floor-Vote.aspxACE Writes House Leaders About Tax Bill in Advance of Floor VoteACE President Ted Mitchell sent a letter today to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi expressing “grave concerns” about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1).http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACEs-CIGE-Expands-Support-for-Global-Partnerships.aspxACE’s CIGE Expands Support for Global PartnershipsA number of new initiatives at ACE’s Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement aim to support all types of institutions seeking to create new international partnerships and strengthen existing ones.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Executive-Forum-Meets-to-Connect-the-Local-with-the-Global.aspxExecutive Forum Meets to Connect the Local with the GlobalPresidents, chief academic officers, and senior international officers gathered last week in Washington, DC, to address “Bridging the Local and the Global” at ACE’s 2017 Executive Forum for Leading Internationalization.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Senate-Tax-Bill-Retains-Benefits-for-Students-Puts-Other-Higher-Education-Provisions-on-Chopping-Block.aspxSenate Tax Bill Retains Benefits for Students, Puts Other Higher Education Provisions on Chopping BlockThe Senate released its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) Nov. 9, the same day the House Committee on Ways and Means voted 24-16 along party lines to approve its tax bill.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Community-Launches-Tax-Bill-Contact-Congress-Initiative.aspxACE, Higher Education Community Launch Contact Congress Initiative for Tax BillAs the House and Senate work on tax reform legislation, campus leaders, students, faculty, and others can write lawmakers about specific provisions in the bills that would set back by decades the effort to make college more affordable for students and families.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-to-Launch-Multi-Year-Initiative-to-Examine-Equity-Gaps-in-Higher-Education.aspxACE to Launch Multi-Year Initiative to Examine Equity Gaps in Higher EducationACE today announced an initiative to examine gaps and progress in educational attainment for historically underrepresented student populations.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/House-Tax-Bill-Increases-Cost-of-College-For-Students-Taxes-Private-College-Endowments.aspxHouse Tax Bill Increases Cost of College For Students, Taxes Private College EndowmentsAs the House Ways and Means Committee began to mark up their tax bill Monday, ACE and 45 other associations sent a letter to committee leaders expressing “grave concerns” with the legislation’s impact on students, families, and higher education as a whole.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Ted-Mitchell-on-the-House-Tax-Reform-Proposal.aspxStatement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on the House Tax Reform ProposalHouse Republicans have unveiled a comprehensive rewrite of the U.S. tax code in a bill that could have devastating implications for higher education. ACE's president responds.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Initiative-to-Increase-U-S-Japan-Higher-Education-Relations-Through-Collaborative-Online-International-Learning.aspxACE Initiative to Increase U.S.-Japan Higher Education Relations Through Collaborative Online International LearningACE has announced the U.S.-Japan COIL Initiative, an effort to strengthen higher education relations between Japan and the United States through collaborative online international learning.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/House-Tax-Reform-Bill-Expected-Thursday.aspxHouse Tax Reform Bill Expected ThursdayHouse Republicans have pushed back the release of their signature tax reform bill until tomorrow, as representatives continue to hash out how to pay for the proposed $5.5 trillion in tax cuts.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Teaching-Excellence-Through-Faculty-Development.aspxA Commitment to Teaching Excellence Through Faculty DevelopmentAs part of its collaboration with Strada Education Network, in 2017 ACE convened a group of teaching and learning center directors and scholars to identify methods for benchmarking quality, scalable faculty development that supports learner-centered teaching. More carefully documenting and assessing the work that centers do will be necessary to raise their profiles and increase resources allocated to these efforts. The result of this expert group’s work is a white paper and tool to drive awareness of assessment of the impact of faculty development—and to advocate for, and justify commitment of increased resources toward faculty development by institutional members.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Issues-White-Paper-Examining-Institutional-Commitment-to-Teaching-Excellence.aspxACE Issues White Paper Examining Institutional Commitment to Teaching ExcellenceInstitutional Commitment to Teaching Excellence: Assessing the Impacts and Outcomes of Faculty Development concludes that quality postsecondary instruction yields benefits that extend far beyond the classroom.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Washington-Embassy-Representatives-Identify-Shared-Challenges-in-Higher-Education.aspxWashington Embassy Representatives Identify Shared Challenges in Higher EducationEducation representatives from the embassies of Australia, Canada, Colombia, Germany, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and the Delegation of the European Union attended a meeting at ACE Sept. 29 to learn more about the Alliance for Global Innovation in Tertiary Education.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Senate-Passes-FY-2018-Budget-Clearing-the-Way-for-Tax-Reform.aspxSenate Passes FY 2018 Budget, Clearing the Way for Tax ReformThe Senate voted 51-49 late on Oct. 19 to pass a budget resolution for FY 2018 after an hours-long marathon session on the Senate floor.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/College-and-University-Presidents-Urge-Congress-to-Pass-Legislation-Protecting-Dreamers.aspxCollege and University Presidents Urge Congress to Pass Legislation Protecting DreamersMore than 800 college and university presidents have signed their institutions on to a letter urging Congress to pass legislation as soon as possible to permanently protect Dreamers, young people brought to the United States as children.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-AACRAO-and-CHEA-Release-Statement-on-Transfer-of-Credit.aspxACE, AACRAO, and CHEA Release Statement on Transfer of CreditACE, the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers and Council for Higher Education Accreditation last week issued a joint statement​ on the transfer and award of college credit, intended to serve as a guide for institutions developing or reviewing policies in this area.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Higher-Education-Community-Asks-Congress-to-Pass-Legislation-Protecting-Dreamers.aspxHigher Education Community Asks Congress to Pass Legislation Protecting DreamersHigher education associations representing a broad range of U.S. colleges and universities have formed the Protect Dreamers Higher Education Coalition to help urge Congress to pass legislation protecting undocumented young people brought to this country as children.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-National-Womens-Leadership-Forum-to-Provide-Tools-for-the-Next-Steps-for-Senior-Leaders.aspxACE National Women’s Leadership Forum to Provide Tools for the Next Steps for Senior LeadersThe ACE National Women's Leadership Forum is designed for senior-level women administrators (typically deans and above) seeking a presidency, vice presidency or major deanship. The last forum in 2017 will be held Dec. 6-8 in the Washington, DC, metro area.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/New-Infographic-Highlights-Value-of-the-ACE-Fellows-Program.aspxNew Infographic Highlights Value of the ACE Fellows ProgramA new infographic highlights the gender and racial composition of the ACE Fellows Program from its inception in 1965 until 2015. Specifically, the infographic underscores the strides made toward increasing the number of women and minority Fellows.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Groups-Oppose-House-Budget-Resolution.aspxACE, Higher Education Groups Oppose House Budget ResolutionThe House of Representatives is scheduled to vote tomorrow on its FY 2018 budget resolution, which is central to Republican efforts to advance tax reform legislation.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE2018-is-Your-Ticket-to-a-Behind-the-Scenes-Look-at-Whats-Coming-Next-in-DC.aspxACE2018 Is Your Ticket to a Behind-the-Scenes Look at What's Coming Next in DCACE2018, ACE’s 100th Annual Meeting, will offer valuable opportunities for campus leaders to learn what to expect from federal policymakers in the coming months on topics such as immigration, Title IX and budget and appropriations.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Lawmakers-Higher-Education-Groups-Urge-Congress-to-Extend-Perkins-Loan-Program.aspxLawmakers, Higher Education Groups Urge Congress to Extend Perkins Loan ProgramOver 200 lawmakers and a group of higher education associations, including ACE, are urging Congress to extend the federal Perkins Loan Program, which is scheduled to expire Sept. 30.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Ted-Mitchell-on-College-Basketball-Corruption-Case.aspxStatement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on College Basketball Corruption CaseStatement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on the federal investigation into the college basketball corruption scheme.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Associations-Express-Serious-Concerns-About-Senate-Health-Care-Legislation.aspxACE, Higher Education Associations Express Serious Concerns About Senate Health Care LegislationIn a lette to Senate leaders, ACE and 19 other higher education associations raised serious concerns about the health care legislation to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act proposed by several Republican senators.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Submits-Comments-on-Regulatory-Reform-to-Department-of-Education.aspxACE Submits Comments on Regulatory Reform to Department of EducationThe department’s call for comments was part of the Trump administration’s regulatory reform efforts outlined in the executive order issued in February that required all federal agencies to begin identifying regulations to eliminate.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Report-Updates-the-Status-of-Women-in-the-Higher-Education-Pipeline.aspxReport Updates the Status of Women in the Higher Education PipelineA new infobrief updates key statistics about women in higher education, examining issues like tenure, compensation and representation in high-ranking leadership positions, such as the presidency and membership on governing boards.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Trump-Travel-Ban-Threatens-Colleges-Ability-to-Attract-International-Students-Scholars.aspxACE, Higher Education Groups Say Trump Travel Ban Threatens Colleges’ Ability to Attract International Students, Scholars​ACE and 29 other higher education associations submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in the case examining President Trump's second attempt to ban refugees and immigrants from several majority-Muslim countries.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/New-Report-Explores-Factors-Leading-Community-College-Students-to-Earn-a-Credential.aspxNew Report Explores Factors Leading Community College Students to Earn a CredentialA new ACE brief looks at the factors that lead recent high school graduates who began their postsecondary education in a community college to earn a credential. Register now for an Oct. 5 webinar on the findings.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Higher-Education-Associations-Call-on-Congress-to-Protect-Dreamers.aspxHigher Education Associations Call on Congress to Protect Dreamers​ACE and 78 other associations are among the groups calling on Congress to pass legislation to permanently protect Dreamers, young people brought to the United States as children and raised as Americans but living under threat of deportation.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Senate-Labor-HHS-Spending-Bill-for-FY-2018-Would-Increase-the-Maximum-Pell-Grant-Award.aspxSenate Labor-HHS Spending Bill for FY 2018 Would Increase the Maximum Pell Grant AwardThe Senate Appropriations Committee last week voted 29-2 to approve the FY 2018 spending bill for Labor-HHS-Education, which includes a $100 increase in the maximum Pell Grant award and substantial new funding for the National Institutes of Health.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Releases-Issue-Brief-on-Trump-Administrations-DACA-Decision.aspxACE Releases Issue Brief on Trump Administration’s DACA DecisionIn the wake of the rollback of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, ACE has prepared an issue brief detailing the key elements of the Trump administration’s “DACA Rescission Memorandum” and how it will impact students and campuses.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Welcomes-the-Internationalization-Laboratorys-15th-Cohort-to-Washington.aspxACE Welcomes the Internationalization Laboratory’s 15th Cohort to Washington​​​The 11 institutions that make up the 15th cohort of ACE’s Internationalization Laboratory gathered in Washington, DC, last week to kick off the Lab process.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Trump-Administration-Ends-DACA.aspxTrump Administration Ends DACAThe Trump administration has announced that it is rescinding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the policy that allows certain individuals who came to the United States as children to stay in the country and obtain temporary work permits.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Ted-Mitchell-on-the-Trump-Administrations-Reported-Decision-to-End-DACA.aspxStatement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on the Trump Administration’s Reported Decision to End DACAACE responds to Trump administration's reported announcement to rescind the Obama-era program designed to protect so-called Dreamers, undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as young children.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Groups-Ask-President-to-Preserve-DACA-Until-Longer-Term-Solution-Is-Found.aspxACE, Higher Education Groups Ask President to Preserve DACA Until Longer Term Solution Is FoundACE and 36 other higher education associations are urging President Trump to preserve the five-year-old DACA program, which allows undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children to work and study here legally for two-year renewable terms.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/New-ACE-Leadership-Program-Will-Help-Prepare-Administrators-for-the-Chief-Academic-Office.aspxLast Chance to Apply for ACE's Advancing to the Chief Academic Office Workshop​The application is now open for a new ACE Leadership program, Advancing to the Chief Academic Office, designed specifically for mid-career administrators who will be seeking a CAO position within the next two years.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Groups-Submit-Comments-to-Education-Department-Task-Force-on-Agency-Reform.aspxACE, Other Higher Education Groups Submit Comments to Education Department Task Force on Agency ReformACE and 19 other higher education associations submitted comments on Friday to the Department of Education in response to a request from Joe Conaty, co-chair of the Agency Reform Task Force, for feedback from education stakeholders regarding Executive Order 13781. That order called for individuals to submit ideas on how to improve the efficiency, effectiveness and accountability of federal agencies.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/New-ACE-Data-Tool-Explores-How-Long-It-Will-Take-to-Diversify-the-Presidency.aspxNew ACE Data Tool Explores How Long It Will Take to Diversify the PresidencyOn the heels of the June release of ACE’s long-awaited American College President Study 2017, a new interactive data explorer will allow users to understand when higher education might reach gender and racial/ethnic parity in the presidency.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Status-of-Deferred-Action-on-Childhood-Arrivals-Program-Remains-Uncertain.aspxStatus of Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals Program Remains UncertainThe fate of the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program established in 2012 by President Obama remains uncertain amid sometimes conflicting reports of where the Trump administration stands on its future.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Higher-Education-Organizations-Call-for-Safe-Release-of-Student-Imprisoned-in-Iran.aspxHigher Education Organizations Call for Safe Release of Student Imprisoned in IranACE and 32 other higher education organizations issued a statement last week in support of Princeton University (NJ) graduate student Xiyue Wang, who has been imprisoned in Iran while conducting academic research.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-Higher-Education-Organizations-on-the-Imprisonment-of-Xiyue-Wang.aspxStatement by Higher Education Organizations on the Imprisonment of Xiyue WangACE and 31 other higher education organizations issued this statement on the imprisonment of Princeton University graduate student Xiyue Wang in Iran.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Other-Higher-Education-Associations-Send-Letter-in-Support-of-the-Dream-Act.aspxACE, Other Higher Education Associations Send Letter in Support of the Dream ActACE 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/House-Approves-Budget-Resolution-Continues-Work-on-FY-2018-Spending-Bills.aspxHouse Approves Budget Resolution, Continues Work on FY 2018 Spending Bills​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 code.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Groups-File-Brief-in-Bankruptcy-Tuition-Claw-Back-Case.aspxACE, Higher Education Groups File Brief in Bankruptcy Tuition “Claw Back” CaseACE filed an amicus brief in the first federal appeals court review of whether a bankruptcy trustee should be able to force an institution that has received payments from a parent for a child’s education to give that money back to the insolvent parent’s bankruptcy trustee.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Ted-Mitchell-Named-President-of-the-American-Council-on-Education.aspxTed Mitchell Named President of ACEACE 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/House-Committee-Approves-Bill-to-Expand-GI-Bill-Benefits.aspxHouse Committee Approves Bill to Expand GI Bill BenefitsThe 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.”http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/First-of-Its-Kind-ACE-Report-Finds-MSI-Completion-Rates-Higher-Than-Federal-Data-Indicate.aspxFirst-of-Its-Kind ACE Report Finds MSI Completion Rates Higher Than Federal Data IndicateA 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Webinar-to-Explore-Connections-Between-Instructional-Quality-Student-Outcomes-and-Institutional-Finances.aspxView ACE Webinar on Connections Between Instructional Quality, Student Outcomes and Institutional FinancesA free June 15 ACE webinar that examined whether improvements in instructional quality can increase a postsecondary institution’s net revenue is now archived and available for viewing.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Lumina-Foundation-to-Establish-Alliance-for-Global-Innovation-in-Tertiary-Education.aspxACE, Lumina Foundation to Establish Alliance for Global Innovation in Tertiary EducationACE is collaborating with Lumina Foundation to create a global learning community for the exchange of innovative practices shown to increase postsecondary degree attainment.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Register-Now-for-ACE-Webinar-on-the-Power-of-Apprenticeship-Programs.aspxStill Time to Register for July 13 ACE Webinar on the Power of Apprenticeship ProgramsA free July 13 ACE webinar will explore the potential of work-based earn-and-learn models that offer pathways to postsecondary credentials and careers with family-sustaining wages.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Supreme-Court-Allows-Limited-Trump-Travel-Ban-to-Go-Into-Effect-Foreign-Students-Appear-Safe-for-Now.aspxSupreme Court Allows Limited Trump Travel Ban to Go Into Effect; Administration Issues New GuidelinesThe 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Groups-Urge-Senate-to-Fix-Problems-With-Health-Bill.aspxACE, Higher Education Groups Urge Senate to Fix Problems With Health Care BillIn 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/NIH-Director-Testifies-on-Budget-Request-for-FY-2018.aspxNIH Director Testifies on Budget Request for FY 2018National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins testified June 22 before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on his agency’s FY 2018 budget, which the White House is proposing to cut by $7.2 billion for the upcoming fiscal year.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Comprehensive-Demographic-Profile-of-American-College-Presidents-Shows-Slow-Progress-in-Diversifying-Leadership-Ranks.aspxComprehensive Demographic Profile of American College Presidents Shows Slow Progress in Diversifying Leadership Ranks, Concerns About FundingThe American College President Study 2017 is the eighth edition of the leading and most comprehensive study of presidents from all types of higher education institutions, public and private, two- and four-year.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Institute-for-Leading-Internationalization-Participants-Broaden-the-Boundaries-of-Global-Learning.aspxInstitute for Leading Internationalization Participants Broaden the Boundaries of Global LearningA group of provosts, senior international officers, deans and other administrators with a critical role in advancing internationalization met in Washington last week for the ACE Institute for Leading Internationalization, where they discussed strategies for globalizing learning and the challenges they face.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Webinar-Exploring-ACE-Report-on-Key-Predictors-of-Upward-Transfer-Now-Available.aspxWebinar Exploring ACE Report on Key Predictors of Upward Transfer Now AvailableA May 18 webinar hosted by Hobsons and ACE that reviewed the findings and discussed strategies for taking action on key predictors of upward transfer for students who enroll in community college directly after high school is now available for viewing.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Molly-Corbett-Broad-on-Trump-Administration-Decision-to-Continue-DACA-Program.aspxStatement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on Trump Administration Decision to Continue DACA ProgramACE responds to the Trump administration's announcement to continue the Obama-era program designed to protect so-called Dreamers, undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as young children.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Interrelatedness-of-Quality-Outcomes-Finances-Webinar.aspxInterrelatedness of Instructional Quality, Student Outcomes, and Institutional Finances WebinarACE commissioned a white paper as part of the Council’s collaboration with Strada Education Network to explore whether improvements in instructional quality can increase a postsecondary institution’s net revenue. This webinar will focus on insights from the white paper, Instructional Quality, Student Outcomes, and Institutional Finances, and offer how faculty development at one university has had a demonstrable impact at an institutional level.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Molly-Corbett-Broad-on-the-Department-of-Educations-Regulatory-Review-Announcement.aspxStatement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on the Department of Education's Regulatory Review AnnouncementSecretary of Education Betsy DeVos has announced the department's intention to establish rulemaking committees on borrower defense to repayment and gainful employment regulations.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Releases-Signature-Mapping-Internationalization-on-U-S-Campuses-Report.aspxACE Releases Signature Mapping Internationalization on U.S. Campuses ReportAccording to the latest edition of the report, internationalization is continuing to gain traction among U.S. colleges and universities, with nearly three-quarters of institutions reporting that it has accelerated on their campuses in recent years.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Urges-Support-for-National-Institutes-of-Health-as-HHS-Secretary-Prepares-to-Defend-Administrations-FY-2018-Budget.aspxACE Urges Support for National Institutes of Health as HHS Secretary Defends Administration’s FY 2018 BudgetACE's letter to HHS Secretary Tom Price and Mick Mulvaney, director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, expresses strong opposition to the Trump administration’s proposed $7.2 billion spending cut for NIH in FY 2018.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Groups-Ask-Congress-to-Continue-Support-for-Student-Aid-Research.aspxACE, Higher Education Groups Urge Congress to Continue Support for Student Aid, ResearchACE and 34 other higher education associations wrote to the leaders of the House and Senate budget and appropriations committees, asking them to maintain Congress’s “historic commitment” to financial aid and research in FY 2018.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Visiting-Scholar-Investigates-U-S-Higher-Education-Partnerships-with-India.aspxVisiting Scholar Explores U.S. Higher Education Partnerships with IndiaACE's Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement's and visting scholar Kaoushikk Mukherjee are exploring the dynamics of institutional collaboration in a particularly unique and exciting context: India.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Trump-Budget-Slashes-Higher-Education-Along-With-Other-Domestic-Programs.aspxTrump Budget Slashes Higher Education Along With Other Domestic ProgramsThe president's $4.1 trillion budget proposal for FY 2018 makes deep cuts to higher education, which ACE President Molly Corbett Broad said in a statement would have a crushing impact on low-income and working-class Americans.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Molly-Corbett-Broad-on-President-Trumps-Fiscal-Year-2018-Budget.aspxStatement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 BudgetPresident Trump's budget for FY 2018 envisions drastic cuts to federal student aid and research funding of a magnitude not seen in nearly four decades.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/To-Enhance-UK-US-Collaboration-Clarify-Capitalize-and-Think-Broadly-Says-ACE-Report.aspxTo Enhance U.K.-U.S. Collaboration, Clarify, Capitalize and Think Broadly, Says ACE ReportColleges and universities in the United Kingdom and the United States face a parallel set of challenges regarding internationalization and globalizing student learning. A new report released by ACE’s Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement provides a comprehensive assessment of this collaboration and explores areas for further opportunity.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Report-Identifies-Key-Predictors-of-Upward-Transfer-for-Community-College-Students.aspxRegister Now for May 18 Webinar Exploring ACE Report on Key Predictors of Upward TransferNew research from ACE’s Center for Policy Research and Strategy, with support from Hobsons, illuminates the policies and practices that can ensure students have the best opportunities to achieve their educational goals.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Shared-Leadership-Key-to-Confronting-Modern-Higher-Education-Challenges-Paper-Finds.aspxShared Leadership Key to Confronting Modern Higher Education Challenges, Paper FindsShared leadership is a key factor for organizations that are best able to learn, innovate, perform and adapt to the types of external challenges confronting campuses.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Other-Associations-Express-Concern-Over-Public-Service-Loan-Forgiveness-Program.aspxACE, Other Associations Express Concern Over Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program​ACE and 36 other higher education groups sent a letter last week to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, expressing concern with recent reports regarding the Department of Education’s Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/With-Support-from-Campus-Leaders-COIL-Programs-Expand-Access-to-Global-Learning-At-Home.aspxWith Support from Campus Leaders, COIL Programs Expand Access to Global Learning At Home​Teams from a variety of U.S. and Japanese higher education institutions gathered April 27-28 in Washington, DC, for ACE’s first-ever ACE COIL Leadership Academy.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Molly-Corbett-Broad-on-Fiscal-Year-2017-Budget-Agreement.aspxStatement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on Fiscal Year 2017 Budget AgreementThe budget agreement released today demonstrates strong, bipartisan support for the students and families our colleges and universities serve, and for the advancement of medical and scientific research.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Budget-Deal-Restores-Year-Round-Pell-Grants-Boosts-NIH-Funding-by-2-Billion.aspxBudget Deal Restores Year-Round Pell Grants, Boosts NIH Funding by $2 Billion​Congressional negotiators have reached an agreement on a $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the federal government for the remainder of FY 2017.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACEs-Center-for-Education-Attainment-and-Innovation-Webinars-Provide-Information-for-Wide-Range-of-Higher-Education-Profes.aspxACE Attainment and Innovation Webinars Provide Information for Wide Range of Higher Education ProfessionalsUpcoming and archived webinars by ACE’s Center for Education Attainment and Innovation offer looks inside a wide range of higher education topics.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACEs-2016-American-College-Application-Campaign-Reaches-Record-Number-of-Students.aspxACE’s 2016 American College Application Campaign Reaches Record Number of StudentsEstimates show that the American College Application Campaign® (ACAC) last fall reached more than 5,700 high schools nationwide, resulting in more than 773,000 applications submitted by about 460,000 seniors.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/U-S-Mexico-Report-Catalogues-Academic-Ties-Provides-Roadmap-for-Future.aspxU.S.-Mexico Report Catalogues Academic Ties, Provides Roadmap for FutureA report released by ACE’s Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement, U.S.-Mexico Higher Education Engagement: Current Activities, Future Directions, provides a comprehensive assessment of academic ties between the two countries.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Other-Associations-Express-Concern-Over-Suspension-of-Federal-Data-Retrieval-Tool.aspxACE, Other Associations Express Concern Over Suspension of Federal Data Retrieval Tool​ACE and 25 other higher education associations expressed “grave concern” in a letter to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos about the suspension of the IRS data tool that makes the student financial aid application process quicker and more accurate.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Higher-Ed-Spotlight-Basic-Facts-on-Higher-Education-and-How-Students-Finance-Their-Education.aspxHigher Ed Spotlight: Basic Facts About Higher Education and How Students Finance Their EducationACE’S Center for Policy and Research Strategy has released updated versions of two 2015 infographics using the most recent publicly available data as part of its ongoing Higher Ed Spotlight series.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Higher-Education-Coalition-Urges-Congress-to-Protect-Strengthen-Federal-Investment-in-Student-Aid.aspxHigher Education Coalition Urges Congress to Protect, Strengthen Federal Investment in Student Aid​ACE is among the 576 organizations and higher education institutions sending a letter to Congress urging members to protect the federal student loan program and strengthen Pell Grants.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Associations-Request-Congress-Finalize-Funding-for-FY-2017.aspxAssociations Request Congress Finalize Funding for FY 2017Thirty-five groups, including ACE, wrote to congressional leaders encouraging them to finalize work on the FY 2017 appropriations process “in the most expedient and least disruptive way” and opposing the cuts to student aid and research proposed by the Trump administration.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Names-46-Emerging-Higher-Education-Leaders-to-ACE-Fellows-Program.aspxACE Names 46 Emerging Higher Education Leaders to ACE Fellows ProgramACE has selected 46 emerging college and university leaders for the 2017-18 class of the ACE Fellows Program, the longest running leadership development program in the United States.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Other-Groups-Call-on-FCC-to-Uphold-Net-Neutrality-Rules.aspxACE, Other Groups Call on FCC to Uphold Net Neutrality Rules​ACE and a number of other organizations sent a letter March 29 to Federal Communications Commission Chair Ajit Pai outlining a set of net neutrality principles they recommend should form the basis of any review of the FCC’s Open Internet Order.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Supports-Bill-to-Promote-Equal-Access-to-Education-for-Students-with-Disabilities.aspxACE Supports Bill to Promote Equal Access to Education for Students with DisabilitiesACE sent a letter today to Reps. Phil Roe (R-TN) and Joe Courtney (D-CT) in support of their bill to establish an independent commission to develop voluntary accessibility guidelines for postsecondary electronic instructional materials.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Higher-Education-Leaders-Send-Letter-on-Dreamers-to-President-Trump.aspxHigher Education Leaders Send Letter About Dreamers to President Trump​More than 560 college and university presidents sent a letter March 16 to President Trump in support of the “Dreamers,” a group of undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Trump-Budget-Proposes-Deep-Cuts-for-Student-Aid-Research-Funding.aspxTrump Budget Proposes Deep Cuts for Student Aid, Research FundingWhile the "skinny budget" does not contain detailed information on all programs, what was identified would represent the largest cuts to student aid and research funding proposed in decades.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Launches-National-Search-for-13th-Council-President.aspxACE Launches National Search for 13th Council President​The ACE Board of Directors will work with the executive search firm Spencer Stuart to conduct a national search for the Council’s 13th president, in a process that begins immediately.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Judy-C-Miner-Chancellor-of-Foothill-De-Anza-Community-College-District-Elected-ACE-Board-Chair.aspxJudy C. Miner, Chancellor of Foothill-De Anza Community College District, Elected ACE Board ChairACE's membership also elected Barbara R. Snyder, president of Case Western Reserve University, as vice chair; and R. Barbara Gitenstein, president of The College of New Jersey, secretary.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Releases-Paper-Examining-Links-Between-Instructional-Quality-Student-Outcomes-and-Institutional-Efficiency.aspxACE Releases Paper Examining Links Between Instructional Quality, Student Outcomes and Institutional EfficiencyThe paper commissioned as part of the Council’s collaboration with Strada Education Network, formerly USA Funds, to examine higher education instruction and assess the connections between quality teaching and student success.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Brandman-University-and-Agnes-Scott-College-Receive-ACEFidelity-Investments-Award-for-Institutional-Transformation.aspxBrandman University and Agnes Scott College Receive ACE/Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional TransformationThe award was created to recognize institutions that have responded to higher education challenges in innovative and creative ways and achieved dramatic changes in a relatively brief period, and includes a $10,000 prize.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Council-of-FellowsFidelity-Investments-Mentor-Award-Posthumously-Bestowed-to-Earl-H-Potter-III.aspxACE Council of Fellows/Fidelity Investments Mentor Award Posthumously Bestowed to Earl H. Potter III​The late Earl H. Potter III, former president of St. Cloud State University, was awarded today with the 2017 Council of Fellows/Fidelity Investments Mentor Award during the opening plenary of ACE2017, ACE's 99th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Summary-Outlines-Revised-Travel-Bans-Potential-Impact-on-Higher-Education.aspxACE Summary Outlines Revised Travel Ban’s Potential Impact on Higher Education​President Trump signed a new executive order March 6 outlining his revised immigration travel ban, which aims to address the range of legal issues with the original order signed on Jan. 27.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Molly-Corbett-Broad-on-President-Trumps-Revised-Immigration-Executive-Order.aspxStatement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on President Trump’s Revised Travel BanIn response to the Trump administration’s second travel ban, an effort to clarify the first executive order issued on Jan. 27.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Trump-Signs-New-Travel-Ban-Clarifies-Potential-Impact-on-Student-Visa-Holders.aspxTrump Issues New Travel Ban, Clarifies Potential Impact on Student Visa HoldersACE President Molly Corbett Broad says that while a step in the right direction, the order still creates a climate where it is hard to view the United States as a welcoming place for study and research.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-to-Honor-Cal-State-Fullerton-President-Mildred-Garcia-With-2017-Reginald-Wilson-Diversity-Leadership-Award.aspxACE to Honor Cal State Fullerton President Mildred García With 2017 Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership AwardGarcía, president of California State University, Fullerton, will be presented with the award during the closing plenary of ACE2017, ACE's 99th Annual Meeting, on March 14 in Washington, DC.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACEAIEA-Internationalization-Collaborative-2017-Focuses-on-Globalizing-the-Co-curriculum.aspxACE/AIEA Internationalization Collaborative 2017 Focuses on Globalizing the Co-curriculum​Over 100 higher education leaders gathered in Washington Feb. 18 to discuss strategies for internationalizing the co-curriculum at this year’s ACE/AIEA Internationalization Collaborative.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/CIGEs-Barbara-Hill-Recognized-for-Lifetime-Service-to-International-Higher-Education.aspxCIGE’s Barbara Hill Recognized for Lifetime Service to International Higher Education​ACE’s Barbara Hill received the AIEA Charles Klasek Award at the Association of International Education Administrators Annual Conference in celebration of her long-term and exceptional service to the field of international education.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Judy-Genshaft-to-Receive-Donna-Shavlik-Award-at-ACE2017.aspxJudy Genshaft to Receive Donna Shavlik Award at ACE2017ACE has announced that Judy Genshaft, president of the University of South Florida System, will receive the 2017 Donna Shavlik Award. The award will be presented at ACE2017, ACE’s 99th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Mid-Term-Meeting-of-ACEs-14th-Internationalization-Laboratory-Considers-Current-Global-Climate.aspxMid-Term Meeting of ACE’s 14th Internationalization Laboratory Considers Current Global ClimateThe cohort’s 11 members reported on efforts to transform campus internationalization during large and small group discussions and networking sessions.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Names-West-Virginia-Resident-Tara-Turley-2016-Student-of-the-Year.aspxACE Names West Virginia Resident Tara Turley 2016 Student of the Year​Tara Turley, a single mother and electrician who employed her skills to assist her flood-ravaged West Virginia community, is ACE’s 2016 Student of the Year.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/DeVos-Confirmed-as-Secretary-of-Education-Higher-Education-Agenda-Largely-Unknown.aspxDeVos Confirmed as Secretary of Education; Higher Education Agenda Largely Unknown​Betsy DeVos, a wealthy Republican advocate and donor to K-12 charter schools and voucher programs, was confirmed by the Senate yesterday as the new secretary of education.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Presidents-Tell-DHS-Secretary-About-Important-Role-International-Students-and-Scholars-Play-in-the-U-S.aspxPresidents Tell DHS Secretary About Critical Role International Students and Scholars Play in the U.S.​Six hundred college and university presidents have written to the secretary of Homeland Security, expressing concern about President Trump’s order imposing a 90-day travel ban on seven Muslim countries and freezing refugee admissions.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Report-Underscores-Need-for-Comprehensive-Leadership-Development.aspxACE Report Underscores Need for Comprehensive Leadership DevelopmentThe report, “Looking Back and Looking Forward: A Review of the ACE Fellows Program,” shares select findings from a comprehensive review of the Council’s signature leadership development program.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Other-Associations-Write-Secretary-of-Homeland-Security-John-Kelly-About-Maintaining-U-S-as-Destination-of-Choice.aspxAssociations Write Homeland Security Secretary on Maintaining U.S. as Destination of Choice for International Students, ScholarsACE and 50 other higher education associations have written to Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly to offer assistance with the challenges the department faces in connection with international students, faculty and scholars.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Credly-Launch-New-Digital-Credential-Program-to-Recognize-Workforce-Training.aspxACE, Credly Launch New Digital Credential Program to Recognize Workforce TrainingParticipants in ACE’s College Credit Recommendation Service (CREDIT®) will now be able to issue digital credentials through Credly.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Prominent-Higher-Education-Economists-to-Explore-Value-of-Higher-Education-at-ACE2017.aspxProminent Higher Education Economists to Explore Value of Higher Education at ACE2017​A pair of noted higher education economists will take part in a broad-based discussion about the value of higher education for promoting both economic opportunity and an engaged citizenry at ACE2017, ACE’s 99th Annual Meeting, March 11-14 in Washington, DC.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Releases-Paper-Exploring-Intersection-Between-College-Instruction-and-Student-Outcomes.aspxACE Releases Paper Exploring Intersection Between College Instruction and Student Outcomes​Effective college instruction leads to engaged and successful students who are more likely to be satisfied with their education and earn a postsecondary degree, finds a paper released today by ACE.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Instruction-and-Student-Outcomes-Webinar.aspxInstruction and Student Outcomes WebinarThis webinar focuses on a recently release ACE paper on the impact of improved instruction on student outcomes such as postsecondary degree attainmnet, engagement, and satisfication.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Senate-Panel-Questions-DeVos-in-Contentious-Confirmation-Hearing-for-Education-Secretary.aspxSenate Panel Questions DeVos in Contentious Confirmation Hearing for Education Secretary​While Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next secretary of education, offered little clarity around her views on higher education, her responses to several questions did hint at what the agency’s higher education agenda might look like in the future, should she be confirmed.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Groups-Back-BRIDGE-Act-for-DACA-Recipients.aspxACE, Higher Education Groups Back BRIDGE Act for DACA RecipientsSens. Lindsey Graham and Dick Durbin have introduced a bill to provide temporary relief from deportation and employment authorization for recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status and DACA-eligible individuals.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-President-Molly-Corbett-Broad-Announces-Plans-to-Leave-Post.aspxACE President Molly Corbett Broad Announces Plans to Leave PostACE President Molly Corbett Broad, who became ACE’s 12th president in 2008 and is the first woman to lead the organization since its founding in 1918, has announced that she will step down on Oct. 31, 2017.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Influential-Leaders-to-Spark-Conversations-at-ACE2017.aspxInfluential Leaders to Spark Conversations at ACE2017​An internationally recognized activist and venture capitalist, a leading public university president, and provocative thinkers from the ideological left and right are among the roster of speakers who will be featured at ACE2017, ACE’s 99th Annual Meeting, March 11-14, in Washington, DC.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Roundtable-Examines-Issues-of-Academic-Integrity-and-Intercollegiate-Athletics.aspxACE Roundtable Examines Issues of Academic Integrity and Intercollegiate AthleticsIntercollegiate athletics programs should be part of an institutional culture of integrity that stresses the primacy of the academic mission and ensures that student-athletes are first and foremost students, says a new ACE paper.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Molly-Corbett-Broad-on-USA-Funds-Announcement.aspxStatement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on USA Funds AnnouncementWe applaud USA Funds’ new direction and its continued commitment to exploring innovative ways to expand access to postsecondary education for a wide range of students.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Christine-Brennan-to-Headline-Womens-Leadership-Dinner-at-ACE2017.aspxChristine Brennan to Headline Women’s Leadership Dinner at ACE2017​Christine Brennan, an award-winning sports columnist for USA Today and best-selling author and speaker, will give the keynote address at the Women’s Leadership Dinner during ACE2017, ACE’s 99th Annual Meeting, March 11-14 in Washington, DC.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Releases-Brief-on-the-Post-Election-Climate-for-the-Deferred-Action-for-Childhood-Arrivals-Program-Sanctuary-Campuses.aspxACE Releases Brief on the Post-Election Climate for the DACA Program, “Sanctuary Campuses”Amid uncertainty about the future of the nation’s immigration laws under the Trump administration, ACE has released a new issue brief that can help frame the discussion about these questions and concerns.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Co-Sponsors-Crowdsourced-Competition-to-Close-Skills-Gap.aspxACE Co-Sponsors Crowdsourced Competition to Close Skills Gap​ACE is teaming up with Credly and the American Society of Association Executives for a Lumina Foundation-supported competition to identify breakthrough ideas in training and credentialing for high-demand skills and competencies.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Federal-Judge-Blocks-Obama-Administrations-Overtime-Pay-Rule.aspxFederal Judge Blocks Obama Administration's Overtime Pay Rule​A federal district judge in Texas last week at least temporarily blocked the Department of Labor’s overtime rule set to go into effect Dec. 1, a decision that could have a substantial impact on colleges and universities.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/2015-17-Internationalization-Laboratory-Embed-Internationalization-on-Campus.aspx2015-17 Internationalization Laboratory: “Embed” Internationalization on Campus​During the closing seminar of ACE’s 13th Internationalization Laboratory last week, the cohort wrapped up nearly two years of collaboration during which they developed goals and strategic plans for internationalization at their institutions.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/To-Achieve-Integration-and-Inclusivity-Leaders-Move-Beyond-International-Recruiting.aspxTo Achieve Integration and Inclusivity, Leaders Move Beyond International RecruitingThe dialogue at ACE’s Executive Forum for Leading Internationalization—held by the Council’s Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement last week in Washington, DC—spanned small towns, cities, countries and continents.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-President-Molly-Corbett-Broad-on-the-Election-of-Donald-J-Trump.aspxACE President Molly Corbett Broad on the Election of Donald J. TrumpACE congratulates Donald J. Trump on his election as the nation’s 45th president.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Education-Department-Releases-Final-Borrower-Defenses-Regulations.aspxEducation Department Releases Final Borrower Defense RegulationsThe new rules apply a uniform federal standard for the handling of student loan discharges in cases where borrowers assert fraud or abuse by institutions.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/LTE-to-NYT-on-College-Accreditation-Standards.aspxLetter to the Editor of The New York Times (as submitted; not yet published)Letter to the Editor of The New York Times from ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on the accreditation standards of U.S. colleges and universities.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Louis-Soares-to-Oversee-ACEs-Strategic-Alliances-Advancement-Initiatives.aspxLouis Soares to Oversee ACE’s Strategic Alliances, Advancement Initiatives​Louis Soares, a nationally recognized expert in higher education policy and innovation, is assuming a new role at ACE overseeing organizational strategy and advancement initiatives.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Groups-Restore-Year-Round-Pell-Grants.aspxACE, Higher Education Groups: Restore Year-Round Pell Grants​ACE and 33 other higher education groups sent a letter to House and Senate Appropriations Committee leaders expressing strong support for restoring year-round Pell Grants in any spending bill they devise for the rest of FY 2017.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Administration-Allows-Colleges-and-Universities-to-Continue-Subsidizing-Graduate-Student-Health-Plans.aspxAdministration Allows Colleges and Universities to Continue Subsidizing Graduate Student Health Plans​Three federal agencies last week announced that colleges and universities can continue providing subsidized student health insurance plans to graduate students under the Affordable Care Act.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/UVA-President-Teresa-Sullivan-to-Keynote-ACE2017-Atwell-Plenary.aspxUVA President Teresa Sullivan to Keynote ACE2017 Atwell Plenary​Teresa A. Sullivan, president of the University of Virginia, will keynote the Robert H. Atwell Plenary at ACE2017, ACE's 2017 Annual Meeting.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-USA-Funds-to-Explore-How-Effective-College-Instruction-Can-Lead-to-Greater-Student-Success.aspxACE, Strada Education Network to Explore How Effective College Instruction Can Lead to Greater Student SuccessACE and Strada Education Network today announced a groundbreaking collaboration to examine higher education instruction and assess the connections between quality teaching and student success.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Expanding-Collaboration-Between-US-and-Ibero-American-Higher-Education.aspxExpanding Collaboration Between U.S. and Ibero-American Higher EducationHeather H. Ward of ACE’s Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement shares highlights on the recent seminar, “Partnering with U.S. Higher Education,” held Oct. 5-7 in Miami.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Education-Groups-Submit-Brief-to-Connecticut-Supreme-Court-in-Study-Abroad-Liability-Lawsuit.aspxACE, Education Groups Submit Brief to Connecticut Supreme Court in Study Abroad Liability LawsuitACE, along with 23 higher education and independent schools associations, has submitted a brief to the Connecticut Supreme Court in the so-called Hotchkiss School “tick-bite case,” a study abroad liability suit.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Education-Department-Releases-Final-Teacher-Preparation-Regulations.aspxEducation Department Releases Final Teacher Preparation Regulations​The regulations require states to report on and rate programs using a number of measures including student learning outcomes, placement and retention rates and feedback from graduates and their employers.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Associations-Comment-on-Proposed-Web-Accessibility-Rules.aspxACE, Associations Comment on Proposed Web Accessibility RulesACE and 12 other higher education associations submitted comments last week in response to a Department of Justice request for input on revising the regulations governing the accessibility of state and local government websites—including those of public universities—under the Americans with Disabilities Act.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Supreme-Court-Denies-Petitions-To-Hear-NCAA-v-OBannon.aspxSupreme Court Denies Petitions To Hear NCAA v. O'Bannon​The U.S. Supreme Court has denied requests by both parties to review last year’s federal appeals court decision in O’Bannon v. NCAA, a case involving federal antitrust laws and restrictions on the compensation of intercollegiate athletes.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/MIT-Media-Lab-Director-Joi-Ito-to-Address-ACE2017.aspxMIT Media Lab Director Joi Ito to Address ACE2017​Joichi “Joi” Ito, an internationally prominent activist, entrepreneur and venture capitalist, will be the keynote speaker at the ACE2017 Monday luncheon plenary session on innovation.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Supports-Legislation-Promoting-Equal-Access-to-Education-for-Students-with-Disabilities.aspxACE Supports Legislation Promoting Equal Access to Education for Students with Disabilities​ACE believes that equal access to higher education for students with disabilities is a critical issue, and strongly supports the Accessible Instructional Materials in Higher Education (AIM HE) Act.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Groups-Submit-Testimony-on-Endowments-to-House-Ways-Means-Subcommittee.aspxACE, Groups Submit Testimony on Endowments to House Ways & Means Subcommittee​ACE and six other higher education associations submitted testimony for the record last week to the House Ways & Means Oversight Subcommittee as a follow-up to a Sept. 13 hearing on college and university endowments and their potential impact on areas such as college access and affordability.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/NCAA-Asks-College-Presidents-to-Commit-to-Diversity-and-Inclusion.aspxNCAA Asks College Presidents to Commit to Diversity and Inclusion​The NCAA has asked presidents and chancellors at NCAA member institutions to sign a pledge affirming their commitment to ethnic, racial and gender diversity when conducting searches for athletics administrators.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-and-Board-Chair-on-NCAA-Diversity-and-Gender-Equity-Pledge.aspxStatement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad and ACE Board Chair John J. DeGioia, President of Georgetown University, on the NCAA Diversity and Gender Equity PledgeStatement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad and ACE Board Chair John J. DeGioia, President of Georgetown University, on the NCAA's diversity and gender equity pledge released Sept. 21.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Molly-Corbett-Broad-on-C-RACs-New-Review-Policy.aspxStatement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on C-RAC’s New Review PolicyStatement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on the Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions' new review policy, which will further scrutinize institutions with low graduation rates.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACEs-American-College-Application-Campaign-Gears-Up-for-Continued-Growth-New-Collaborations.aspxACE’s American College Application Campaign Gears Up for Continued Growth, New CollaborationsThe American College Application Campaign® has joined forces with the ACT Center for Equity in Learning as it works to assist high school seniors in navigating the college admissions process.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Internationalization-Laboratory-Cohort-Explores-New-Pathways-Together.aspxACE Internationalization Laboratory Cohort Explores New Pathways Together​During the Aug. 26 kickoff meetubg, members of the 2016-18 cohort of ACE's Internationalization Laboratory explored the challenges to moving their campuses toward comprehensive internationalization.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Associations-Urge-Permanent-Solution-to-Graduate-Student-Health-Insurance-Issues.aspxACE, Associations Urge Permanent Solution to Graduate Student Health Insurance IssueIn a letter to three federal agencies, the groups urge permanent guidance that will allow universities to continue providing subsidized health insurance plans for their graduate students under the Affordable Care Act.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Associations-Comment-on-Proposed-Rules-for-State-Oversight-of-Distance-Education.aspxAssociations Comment on Proposed Rules for State Oversight of Distance Education​​ACE and a group of 17 higher education associations submitted comments to the Education Department on the proposed regulations on state authorization requirements for postsecondary distance education.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Peter-McDonough-Statement-on-NLRB-Ruling.aspxStatement by ACE Vice President and General Counsel Peter McDonough on NLRB’s Columbia University RulingThe National Labor Relations Board has ruled 3-1 that students who work as teaching or research assistants at private colleges and universities are employees and eligible to be unionized.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Working-With-Northeastern-GE-on-Federal-Initiative-Seeking-New-Education-and-Training-Models.aspxACE Working With Northeastern, GE on Federal Initiative Seeking New Education and Training Models​ACE is providing its quality assurance expertise as part of a collaboration with Northeastern University and General Electric through the Department of Education’s EQUIP program.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Associations-Comment-on-Proposed-Borrower-Defenses-Regulations.aspxACE, Higher Education Associations Comment on Proposed Borrower Defenses Regulations​ACE and a group of 13 other higher education associations have submitted comments on proposed regulations for discharge of federal loans when colleges have defrauded students.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Infographic-Highlights-the-Federal-Perkins-Loan-Program.aspxACE Infographic Highlights the Federal Perkins Loan ProgramSee the latest installment in the ACE Center for Policy and Research Strategy's Higher Ed Spotlight series, which covers relevant and timely issues of interest to higher education stakeholders.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/CPRS-Research-Informs-Pressing-Issues-in-Higher-Education.aspxACE CPRS' Research Informs Pressing Issues in Higher EducationCPRS produces papers, briefs, blog posts, infographics and convenings that explore emergent practices with an emphasis on solutions for an evolving higher education landscape and changing American demographic.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Competency-Based-Education-Rising-Interest-Gradual-Implementation.aspxCompetency-Based Education: Rising Interest, Gradual ImplementationA survey of leaders at 251 colleges and universities active or interested in competency-based education reveals that even while interest in CBE is rising, implementation of CBE courses and programs remain gradual.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Department-of-Education-Proposes-Rules-on-Oversight-of-Online-Courses.aspxDepartment of Education Proposes Rules on Oversight of Online Courses​The proposed regulations on state authorization requirements for postsecondary distance education outline how colleges and universities that offer online education programs to students in other states should be regulated.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Blog-Series-on-Data-Offers-Campus-Leaders-Ideas-to-Spur-Institutional-Change.aspxACE Blog Series on Data Offers Campus Leaders Ideas to Spur Institutional Change​A recent three-part blog series on ACE’s Higher Education Today blog looks at financial data issues in higher education and offers insights for leaders looking to improve the way they use data in everyday decision-making.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Memo-Outlines-Rules-Governing-Political-Activity-on-Campus.aspxACE Memo Outlines Rules Governing Political Activity on CampusACE’s memo on Political Campaign-Related Activities of and at Colleges and Universities can help campuses learn more about the appropriate ways to become involved in elections.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/House-Committee-Passes-FY-2017-Education-Appropriations-Bill.aspxHouse Committee Passes FY 2017 Education Appropriations Bill​The full House Committee on Appropriations voted 31-19 July 14 to approve the FY 2017 spending bill for Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, which does not restore year-round Pell Grants.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/House-Approves-Five-Higher-Education-Bills.aspxHouse Approves Five Higher Education Bills​The House has passed five higher education bills that aim to improve the financial aid process, enhance consumer information and strengthen federal programs that support the work of minority-serving institutions.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/After-a-Year-of-Change-2015-16-Class-of-ACE-Fellows-Gather-for-Final-Retreat.aspxAfter a Year of Change, 2015-16 Class of ACE Fellows Gathers for Final Retreat​For many members of the 2015-16 class of the ACE Fellows Program, the institutions they will be returning to this fall will look and feel drastically different than when they left.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/House-Appropriations-Subcommittee-Approves-FY-2017-Labor-HHS-Education-Bill.aspxHouse Appropriations Subcommittee Approves FY 2017 Labor-HHS-Education BillThe House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education has approved its spending bill for FY 2017. The bill does not restore year-round Pell Grants.