September 27, 2017
Letter from ACE and 21 other higher education association to House and Senate leaders, urging them to bring the Perkins Loan Extension Act (H.R. 2482) to the floor for a vote this week. The program is set to expire on Sept. 30.
Health Care Reform
September 25, 2017
Letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer on the healthcare legislation recently proposed by Senators Graham, Cassidy, Heller and Johnson on behalf of ACE and about 20 other higher education associations.
September 20, 2017
The department’s call for comments was part of the Trump administration’s regulatory reform efforts outlined in the executive order issued February 24, 2017, that required all federal agencies to begin identifying regulations to eliminate.
September 12, 2017
ACE and 78 other associations sent this letter urging Congress to pass legislation as soon as possible to permanently protect the nearly 800,000 individuals currently protected under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
September 6, 2017
Letter to Secretary Betsy DeVos requesting that the Department of Education reallocate unexpended funds in the Federal Supplemental Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) program to institutions in the path of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
Budget and Appropriations
September 5, 2017
Letter from 72 organizations urging Senate appropriators to reject any further cuts to Pell Grants when they mark up their FY 2018 Labor, Health, Human Services and Education spending bill.
August 30, 2017
These comments emphasize that preserving an open Internet is essential for research, education, the free flow of information, and other public interests served by universities and libraries, reinforcing comments the associations filed in July.
August 29, 2017
ACE and 36 other associations sent a letter to President Trump on August 29 urging the administration to keep DACA intact until a permanent solution can be reached.
Higher Education Act
August 7, 2017
ACE and 19 other higher education associations sent this letter to the Department of Education's (ED) task force on agency reform, offering feedback on ways in which ED can "best serve the needs of America's students, families, and educators and...
July 25, 2017
ACE and five other higher education associations sent this letter to Johnny Isakson (R-GA), chair of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs, and Ranking Member Jon Tester (D-MT) in support of this comprehensive, bipartisan legislation. The House...