Law and the Courts
October 19, 2016
ACE, along with 23 higher education and independent schools associations, has submitted a brief to the Connecticut Supreme Court in the so-called Hotchkiss School “tick-bite case,” a study abroad liability suit.
Higher Education Act
October 17, 2016
The regulations require states to report on and rate programs using a number of measures including student learning outcomes, placement and retention rates and feedback from graduates and their employers.
October 14, 2016
Amicus brief to the Connecticut Supreme Court in support of the Hotchkiss School’s position in Munn v. The Hotchkiss School.
October 12, 2016
ACE and 12 other higher education associations submitted comments last week in response to a Department of Justice request for input on revising the regulations governing the accessibility of state and local government websites—including those of...
October 7, 2016
Comments from ACE and 12 other higher education associations to the Department of Justice on the Supplemental Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking web accessibility at state and local government entities.
October 5, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied requests by both parties to review last year’s federal appeals court decision in O’Bannon v. NCAA, a case involving federal antitrust laws and restrictions on the compensation of intercollegiate athletes.
Labor and Employment
September 27, 2016
Letter to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce in support of a bill that would provide a six-month delay in implementing the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule, which more than doubles the Fair Labor Standards Act overtime salary...
September 26, 2016
ACE believes that equal access to higher education for students with disabilities is a critical issue, and strongly supports the Accessible Instructional Materials in Higher Education (AIM HE) Act.
ACE and six other higher education associations submitted testimony for the record last week to the House Ways & Means Oversight Subcommittee as a follow-up to a Sept. 13 hearing on college and university endowments and their potential impact on...
September 21, 2016
Statement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on the Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions' new review policy, which will further scrutinize institutions with low graduation rates.