September 26, 2016
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.
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...
September 21, 2016
Statement 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.
September 13, 2016
Testimony for the record submitted to the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight for the Sept. 13 hearing, Review of Tax-Exempt College and University Endowments.
Health Care Reform
September 12, 2016
In 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.
Higher Education Act
September 7, 2016
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.
September 6, 2016
Letter to the departments of Treasury, Labor and Health and Human Services on the need for guidance that will permit universities to continue providing subsidized student health insurance coverage to their graduate students.
August 24, 2016
The proposed regulations deal with states' oversight of online courses offered by out-of-state colleges and universities, as well as state oversight of educational programs offered at foreign locations of domestic institutions.
Labor and Employment
August 23, 2016
The 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.
August 4, 2016
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.