Racial/Ethnic Minority Students
July 5, 2018
The Trump administration has rescinded a number of Obama-era guidance documents that outlined how colleges can consider race as a factor in admissions, a move ACE President Ted Mitchell said sent “precisely the wrong message to institutions that are...
Law and the Courts
June 27, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld President Trump’s travel ban in a 5-4 vote, ruling that the Sept. 24, 2017, proclamation is within the president’s constitutional authority.
June 26, 2018
In the current climate of harsh rhetoric on immigration, the travel ban contributes to the perception that this country is no longer a welcoming place for study and research by the world’s best and brightest international scholars and students.
May 30, 2018
NACUBO and ACE issued this statement on their collaboration to develop model agreements with performance-rights organizations (PROs) that NACUBO and ACE members and the PROs may use to facilitate the negotiation of blanket performance rights...
April 25, 2018
The case, Trump v. Hawaii, examines President Trump's third attempt to ban refugees and immigrants from several majority-Muslim countries.
Security and Crisis Management
April 12, 2018
ACE, together with the Association of American Univerisities, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, and the Council on Governemental Relations, issued a joint statement April 11, 2018, for the House Committee on Space, Science, and...
ACE and seven other associations filed an amicus brief April 12 in the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in the case Jennifer Sweda et al. v. The University of Pennsylvania on the topic of 403(b) retirement plans.
March 29, 2018
ACE and 32 other higher education associations submitted this amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in the case examining President Trump's third travel ban, issued in September 2017 via Presidential Proclamation 9645, which places restrictions of...
ACE and 32 other higher education associations submitted an amicus brief today to the U.S. Supreme Court in a case examining President Trump's third attempt to ban refugees and immigrants from several majority-Muslim countries.
March 26, 2018
ACE and a group of other associations issued a joint statement on March 23 in support of the bipartisan Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Act (S. 2559) and urging Congress to pass it swiftly. The bill would ratify and implement the Marrakesh Treaty...