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  • Security and Crisis Management

    April 1, 2013

    New Requirements Imposed by the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act

    The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act, which President Obama signed into law on March 7, imposes new obligations on colleges and universities under its Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act provision. This memoradum gives a brief overview...

  • Government Regulation

    July 15, 2011

    Summary: District Court Ruling Against State Authorization Regulation

    Summary of U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia’s July 2011 ruling on Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities v. Arne Duncan, which struck down a portion of the Education Department's state authorization regulation.

  • Government Regulation

    June 14, 2011

    Support the America Invents Act

    Memo from a coalition of associations urging support for the America Invents Act (H.R. 1249), the culmination of a more than 6-year effort to reform U.S. patent law.

  • Government Regulation

    June 3, 2011

    Q&A: Final Gainful Employment Regulations

    Q&A on the Education Department's final gainful employment program regulations that took effect in July 2011.

  • Government Regulation

    June 3, 2011

    Summary: Final Gainful Employment Regulations

    Summary of the Education Department's final gainful employment program regulations that took effect in July 2011.

  • Government Regulation

    May 17, 2011

    Memo on the America Invents Act: Support H.R. 1249

    The memo urges member institutions to support the American Invents Act (H.R. 1249). The measure is similar to the Senate-passed version of the bill and worthy of support from the higher education community for the improvements it would make to the...

  • Law and the Courts

    July 2, 2010

    Summary of Decision in Christian Legal Society v. Martinez

    The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a student group’s first amendment challenge to a public law school’s policy of conditioning official recognition of student organizations on an organization’s agreement to open membership to all students. Voting 5-4,...

  • Tax Policy

    January 28, 2009

    IRS Form 990 Checklist

    A checklist for institutions for complying with the redesigned Internal Revenue Service Form 990.

  • Government Regulation

    September 24, 2008

    Implementing the Textbook Provision of the Higher Education Opportunity Act

    Summary of how higher education associations and institutions across the nation are implementing the textbook provision of the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008.

  • Technology

    August 11, 2008

    HEOA Campus File Sharing Requirements

    This memo outlines the regulatory provisions dealing with file sharing in the Higher Education Opportunity Act, a bill reauthorizing the Higher Education Act.