January 12, 2017
Letter from ACE and 20 other higher education associations to Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) in support of the Bar Removal of Individuals Who Dream and Grow Our Economy (BRIDGE) Act (S. 128).
ACE2017 - The ACE Annual Meeting
January 4, 2017
ACE2017, ACE’s 99th Annual Meeting, will give attendees an informed look at the future of higher education just weeks after Donald J. Trump is sworn into office and the 115th Congress convenes.
Labor and Employment
December 19, 2016
ACE and 12 other associations filed this brief with Region 5 of the National Labor Relations Board in the matter of The George Washington University and the Service Employees International Union Local 500, involving the issue of whether college and...
December 5, 2016
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.
December 2, 2016
This ACE Issue Brief addresses concerns such as the data Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals applicants submitted in their applications; sanctuary campuses; institutional pledges of non-cooperation; and complying with requests by federal...
November 28, 2016
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.
Law and the Courts
November 16, 2016
Amicus brief to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia concerning the applicability of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act “safe harbors” to broadband internet providers.
October 31, 2016
The new rules apply a uniform federal standard for the handling of student loan discharges in cases where borrowers assert fraud or abuse by institutions.
Budget and Appropriations
October 26, 2016
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.
Health Care Reform
October 24, 2016
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.