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Letter to the House Education and the Workforce Committee in Advance of the HEA Bill Markup

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Letter to the House Education and the Workforce Committee in Advance of the HEA Bill Markup

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.

The committee is scheduled to mark up the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform (PROSPER) Act (H.R. 4508), introduced by Chair Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY) on Dec. 12.

Along with ACE, associations signing the letter include:

  1. ACPA-College Student Educators International
  2. American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  3. American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  4. American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine
  5. American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  6. American Association of Community Colleges
  7. American Association of State Colleges and Universities
  8. American Association of University Professors
  9. American Indian Higher Education Consortium
  10. Association of American Colleges and Universities
  11. Association of American Law Schools
  12. Association of American Universities
  13. Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities
  14. Association of Community College Trustees
  15. Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges
  16. Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities
  17. Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
  18. Association of Research Libraries
  19. Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area
  20. Council for Advancement and Support of Education
  21. Council for Opportunity in Education
  22. Council of Graduate Schools
  23. Council of Independent Colleges
  24. EDUCAUSE
  25. Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
  26. NAFSA: Association of International Educators
  27. NASPA -Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
  28. National Association for College Admission Counseling
  29. National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education
  30. National Association of College and University Business Officers
  31. National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
  32. National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  33. The Common Application
  34. The Phi Beta Kappa Society
  35. UNCF
  36. UPCEA

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