July 27, 2016
Higher education and now-official Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s college plan continue to be a focus of discussion and coverage as the Democratic National Convention continues in Philadelphia. In other news, Bloomberg looks at the...
Higher Education Act
July 25, 2016
The Department of Education today published proposed regulations on state authorization requirements for postsecondary distance education, outlining how colleges and universities that offer online education programs to students in other states...
Law and the Courts
July 20, 2016
ACE’s memo on Political Campaign-Related Activities of and at Colleges and Universities can help campuses learn more about the appropriate ways to become involved in elections.
Budget and Appropriations
July 18, 2016
The full House Committee on Appropriations voted 31-19 July 14 to approve the FY 2017 spending bill for Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, which does not restore year-round Pell Grants.
July 12, 2016
The House has passed five higher education bills that aim to improve the financial aid process, enhance consumer information and strengthen federal programs that support the work of minority-serving institutions.
July 8, 2016
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education has approved its spending bill for FY 2017. The bill does not restore year-round Pell Grants.
Labor and Employment
June 29, 2016
The June 17 ACE webcast discussing the potential challenges campuses will face in implementing the new Fair Labor Standards Act overtime pay regulation is now archived and available for free viewing.
Health Care Reform
June 27, 2016
Sen. Charles Schumer and a group of 16 Democratic senators sent a letter last week to the Obama administration on the need to develop a permanent solution to allow graduate students to receive subsidized student health insurance coverage.
June 24, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court on June 23 issued its long-awaited decision in the second hearing of Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin (UT), voting 4-3 to uphold UT’s diversity in admissions policy.
June 23, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court has voted 4-3 to uphold the University of Texas at Austin's consideration of race and ethnicity in college admissions.