Prior Learning Assessments
November 25, 2013
This ACE research brief gives an overview of the current practice in earning academic credit or employer recognition for prior learning acquired outside of the traditional classroom.
Federal Financial Aid
October 15, 2013
This report summarizes the major federal student aid programs that are available, explaining how students and their families apply for and receive Title IV student aid and outlining what institutions must do to participate in the federal programs.
Student Financial Aid
April 1, 2013
In a new monograph written for ACE, Donald E. Heller argues there is scant evidence of a relationship between changes in federal student aid and tuition increases.
Security and Crisis Management
March 12, 2012
An in-depth white paper for university presidents or other senior administrators on ensuring Clery Act compliance at their institution.
September 1, 2009
College campuses are seeing an influx of military service members seeking an undergraduate education. Given this trend, it is useful to review what we know about veterans in general as well as veterans and military service members who were recently...
June 9, 2009
A paper discussing a last resort to alleviate severe financial difficulty for most institutions—the layoff of faculty members. The paper covers the role of faculty in institutional budget matters and the process of terminating faculty positions on...
The guide addresses federal tax considerations that a president faces as a college and university employee, as well as the special federal tax issues that arise by virtue of serving as the institution’s chief executive officer.