March 22, 2017
Dominating the higher education news today is a closer look at how President Trump’s proposed budget might impact college and universities nationwide. The New York Times explores how the City University of New York, the largest urban public...
March 20, 2017
More than 560 college and university presidents sent a letter March 16 to President Trump in support of the “Dreamers,” a group of undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children.
Budget and Appropriations
March 17, 2017
While the "skinny budget" does not contain detailed information on all programs, what was identified would represent the largest cuts to student aid and research funding proposed in decades.
March 16, 2017
ACE and 38 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.
Signed by more than 560 college and university presidents, this letter thanks President Trump for his positive comments about “Dreamers” and asks him to allow these productive and high-achieving individuals to continue working and studying while his...
March 8, 2017
President Trump signed a new executive order March 6 outlining his revised immigration travel ban, which aims to address the range of legal issues with the original order signed on Jan. 27.
March 7, 2017
On March 6, 2017, President Trump signed a new executive order which revokes the controversial Jan. 27, 2017, executive order that temporarily banned visitors from seven predominantly Muslim countries. This issue brief gives an overview of the key...
Higher Education Act
Letter of support for S.J. Res. 26, a resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act to block implementation of an October 2016 rule related to teacher preparation programs.
March 6, 2017
In response to the Trump administration’s second executive oder on immigration, an effort to clarify the first executive order on issued on Jan. 27.
ACE President Molly Corbett Broad says that while a step in the right direction, the order still creates a climate where it is hard to view the United States as a welcoming place for study and research.