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Community Statement on Shutdown of the Federal Government

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Community Statement on Shutdown of the Federal Government

October 10, 2013

Statement from the leaders of ACE and five higher education associations expressing concern over the Oct. 2013 federal government shutdown and the ongoing political paralysis in Washington, DC. Signers include:

  • Walter G. Bumphus, President
    American Association of Community Colleges
  • Muriel A. Howard, President
    American Association of State Colleges and Universities
  • Molly Corbett Broad, President
    ACE
  • M. Peter McPherson, President
    Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
  • Hunter R. Rawlings III, President
    Association of American Universities
  • David L. Warren, President
    National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities

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