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...
Higher Education Act
March 7, 2017
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.
February 6, 2017
Letter to leaders of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce in support of H. J. Res. 58, a resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act to block implementation of an October 2016 rule related to teacher preparation...
February 3, 2017
On Feb. 3, the higher education community sent a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly to express concerns about President Trump’s Jan. 27, 2017 executive order, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United...
February 1, 2017
Letter to Rep. Lloyd Dogged (D-TX) in support of the Expand American Educational Opportunity Act of 2017, a bill to enhance access to college by making important reforms to the American Opportunity Tax Credit (AOTC) and Lifetime Learning Credit.
January 31, 2017
ACE and 50 other higher education associations sent this letter to Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly on maintaining the United States as the destination of choice for the world’s best students, faculty and scholars.
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).
Budget and Appropriations
October 24, 2016
Letter from ACE and 33 other higher education groups expressing strong support for the restoration of year-round Pell Grants in the FY 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies appropriations bill.
October 20, 2016
ACE and six higher education associations submitted this letter in support of comments filed by Internet2 and EDUCAUSE in the Federal Communications Commission’s Business Data Services proceeding.