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Letter on the House Bills to Reauthorize the Higher Education Act

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Letter on the House Bills to Reauthorize the Higher Education Act

July 09, 2014

Letter to the House Education and the Workforce Committee regarding a package of three bills to reauthorize the Higher Education Act:

  • The Strengthening Transparency in Higher Education Act (H.R. 4982)
  • The Advancing Competency-Based Education Demonstration Project Act (H.R. 3136)
  • The Empowering Students through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act (H.R. 4984)

Along with ACE, associations signing the letter include:

  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • American Association of Community Colleges
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities
  • Association of American Universities
  • Association of Community College Trustees
  • Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges
  • Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities
  • Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
  • Council for Christian Colleges & Universities
  • Council for Opportunity in Education
  • Council of Graduate Schools
  • EDUCAUSE
  • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • UNCF

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