Budget and Appropriations
February 5, 2018
Letter from the Student Aid Alliance to the leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees, urging them to address the need for additional funding for federal student financial aid programs in the upcoming FY 2018 spending bill.
As Congress faces a deadline this week to pass funding legislation and keep the government open, ACE and 18 other associations are
urging lawmakers to also adopt legislation providing permanent legal status for DACA registrants and Dreamers.
January 5, 2018
Letter from ACE President Ted Mitchell to the Higher Learning Commission in support of Purdue University’s proposal to acquire Kaplan University and create and operate NewU.
December 21, 2017
ACE President Ted Mitchell sent this letter to President Trump on Thursday urging an appeal to Iran to free Xiyue Wang, a Princeton University graduate student jailed there while conducting academic research. ACE and 32 other higher education...
December 15, 2017
Letter from ACE and 36 other higher education associations thanking House leaders who signed on to a Dec. 5 letter to Speaker Ryan asking that Congress pass a permanent legislative solution for DACA recipients before the end of the year.
Higher Education Act
December 11, 2017
ACE and 36 other higher education associations sent a letter today to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce as it begins the process of reauthorizing the primary federal law governing higher education, last updated in 2008.
December 8, 2017
ACE and nearly 50 other higher education associations sent this letter to the Congressional tax reform conference committee ahead of its first meeting to produce unified legislation.
November 29, 2017
Letter expressing continued strong opposition to the provisions in the Senate bill that will make college more expensive and erode the financial stability of public and private, two-year and four-year colleges and universities.
November 28, 2017
Letter from ACE President Ted Mitchell urging the Senate to reject provisions in the House version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that repeal and make detrimental changes to important education tax benefits that help millions of students and their...
November 27, 2017
Letter from ACE President Ted Mitchell to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer on the endowment excise tax, referring Senate members to two articles discussing the fundamental flaws in the provision.