Law and the Courts
December 11, 2013
Sent to the Senate Judiciary Committee to communicate the views of the higher education community on the Patent Transparency and Improvements Act (S. 1720).
Supporting Student Veterans
December 3, 2013
As colleges and universities have been gearing up programs and services to meet the growing veteran student enrollment since the Post-9/11 GI Bill, this report assesses whether student veterans/service members are engaged in both academic programs...
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.
November 8, 2013
Sent to the House Judiciary Committee to communicate the views of the higher education community on The Innovation Act (H.R. 3309).
Budget and Appropriations
November 1, 2013
ACE and 34 higher education associations sent this letter to Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. Patty Murray to request they consider eliminating the FY 2014 sequestration spending reductions and prioritize investments in higher education and research in any...
October 31, 2013
ACE and a group of 41 higher education associations submitted this brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit in the ongoing diversity in admissions case, Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin.
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.
October 10, 2013
Statement from the leaders of ACE and five higher education associations expressing concern over the Oct. 2013 shutdown and the ongoing political paralysis in Washington, DC.
October 7, 2013
Letter to Rep. Alison Schwartz endorsing the College Affordability Act of 2013, which will make important enhancements to the American Opportunity Tax Credit.
September 30, 2013
ACE, the National Association of College and University Business Officers, and a group nine higher education associations submitted these comments Sept. 30 on the Department of Defense’s proposed rule for its Tuition Assistance program memorandum of...