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December 30, 1899


Higher Education & National Affairs (HENA) is ACE's biweekly email newsletter covering events in Washington that impact higher education. HENA also keeps you updated on ACE's activities in areas such as international education, leadership, research and analysis, and adult learning and attainment, along with the latest posts from our blog, Higher Education Today and the top higher education headlines from around the country.

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Leadership & Advocacy News

  • April 19, 2018

    Today's Headlines

    HEADLINES: Today's Top Higher Education News

    The American Talent Initiative—an effort to recruit and graduate low-income students—now stands at 100 colleges. NPR talks with four presidents about the initiative . . . Inside Higher Ed looks at the impact of Purdue’s tuition freeze . . . The...

  • Labor and Employment

    April 18, 2018

    Student and professor

    Labor Department Fact Sheet Addresses Questions About Campus Overtime Pay

    The Department of Labor has issued a fact sheet on "Higher Education Institutions and Overtime Pay Under the Fair Labor Standards Act" to clarify some key issues about exemptions to federal overtime pay requirements for campus employment.

  • Leading Internationalization

    April 11, 2018

    Institute for Leading Internationalization

    Charged with Advancing Internationalization on Your Campus?

    ACE’s Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement is accepting applications for the 2018 Institute for Leading Internationalization, to be held June 10-12 in Alexandria, VA.

  • Institutional Capacity

    April 02, 2018

    Connected dots

    Calling All New CAOs

    The ACE Institute for New Chief Academic Officers helps provosts within their first three years of service transition into the role and gain skills to achieve long-term success. Apply now for the 2018-19 cohort.

  • Institutional Capacity

    March 26, 2018

    ACE Leadership Academy to Help Department Chairs Advance the Academic and Institutional Mission

    Register now for the July 17 ACE Leadership Academy for Department Chairs in Alexandria, VA. Department chairs, division heads, program directors, and unit leaders will gather for this 2-day workshop that focuses on the chair as a unit leader and as...

  • Budget and Appropriations

    March 26, 2018

    FY 2018 Omnibus Spending Bill: Student Aid and Research

    Provisions and funding levels for student aid and scientific research in the Fiscal Year 2018 Consolidated Appropriations Act, the FY 2018 omnibus spending bill.

  • Budget and Appropriations

    March 23, 2018

    Capitol building

    President Signs Omnibus Spending Bill Boosting Funds for Student Aid, Research

    The bill, which covers the remainder of FY 2018, increases overall spending for the Department of Education by $3.9 billion and is being widely characterized as a repudiation of President Trump’s priorities outlined in his budget request.