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  • Law and the Courts

    April 30, 2015

    Issue Brief: The Department of Education's Guidance on the Role and Responsibilities of Title IX Coordinators

    Issue brief on the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights new guidance package on campus Title IX coordinators. The brief summarizes aspects of the new guidance and flags selected points that OCR has not previously conveyed.

  • Law and the Courts

    April 1, 2015

    Summary: Campus Accountability and Safety Act (114th Congress)

    This memo addresses provisions in the Campus Accountability and Safety Act relating to matters such as confidential advisors; climate surveys; Clery Act reporting obligations; agreements with law enforcement agencies; definitions; and terminology.

  • Law and the Courts

    September 5, 2014

    Summary: The Campus Accountability and Safety Act

    Summary and analysis on the Campus Accountability and Safety Act (CASA) (S. 2692), introduced by Sen. Claire McCaskill and cosponsors on July 30, 2014.

  • Law and the Courts

    July 10, 2014

    Net Neutrality Principles From the Higher Education Community

    A group of higher education and library organizations, including ACE, released these principles expressing that network neutrality protections are essential to protecting freedom of speech, educational achievement and economic growth.

  • Law and the Courts

    April 28, 2014

    Ethics Guidance for Inviting Government Officials to Campus

    The guidance summarizes the rules that ACE member institutions should follow to ensure compliance with federal ethics and reporting requirements when inviting a federal official as a commencement speaker.

  • Law and the Courts

    April 1, 2013

    Summary: 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.

  • Law and the Courts

    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.

  • Law and the Courts

    July 15, 2011

    The Repeal of Federal Credit Hour and State Authorization Regulations

    Guidance on H.R. 2117 (offered in 2011), which would repeal the Education Department's controversial regulations on state authorization (which particularly impacts distance education) and credit hour.

  • Law and the Courts

    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.

  • Law and the Courts

    May 17, 2011

    SUMMARY: The America Invents Act

    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...