June 19, 2012
Resolution passed by the ACE Board of Directors, June 19, 2012. The resolution endorses the Guidelines for Assessment and Accountability in Higher Education as presented by the New Leadership Alliance for Student Learning and Accountability.
ACE Resolution on the Guidelines for Assessment and Accountability in Higher Education
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July 24, 2017
Inside Higher Ed covers a study showing that for every $1,000 cut from per-student state and local appropriations, the average student can be expected to pay $257 more per year in tuition and fees -- and the rate is rising. The Wall Street Journal reports on a study indicating that U.S. college tuition is growing at the slowest pace in decades, and The Washington Post looks at a letter by higher education organizations expressing concerns that a new Department of Homeland Security immigration proposal could keep out talented internationals students.
July 21, 2017
The House Budget Committee voted along party lines late Wednesday night to approve a budget resolution for Fiscal Year 2018 that would require more than $200 billion in cuts to mandatory programs and set the path for a major overhaul of the tax code.
ACE filed an amicus brief this week on behalf of 19 other higher education associations in the first federal appeals court review of whether a bankruptcy trustee—charged to locate and collect an insolvent party’s assets—should be able to force an institution that has received payments from a parent for a child’s education to give that money back to the insolvent parent’s bankruptcy trustee.
July 20, 2017
ACE has announced that Ted Mitchell, a former college president and top federal policy maker, has been named the Council's 13th president, effective Sept. 1, 2017.
July 19, 2017
The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs voted to approve a bipartisan bill to expand the Post-9/11 GI Bill, primarily by redefining eligibility and removing the 15-year cap for benefits that had forced veterans to “use it or lose it.”