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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

  • October 20, 2017

    Today's Headlines

    HEADLINES: Today's Top Higher Education News

    Inside Higher Ed covers the release of a letter signed by nearly 800 college and university presidents urging Congress to pass legislation protecting Dreamers, and The Washington Post looks at how the life of a high school athlete and Dreamer has...

  • Immigration

    October 11, 2017

    Protect Dreamers Coalition

    Higher Education Community Asks Congress to Pass Legislation Protecting Dreamers

    Higher education associations representing a broad range of U.S. colleges and universities have formed the Protect Dreamers Higher Education Coalition to help urge Congress to pass legislation protecting undocumented young people brought to this...

  • Students

    October 11, 2017

    Students on campus

    ACE, AACRAO, and CHEA Release Statement on Transfer of Credit

    ACE, the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers and Council for Higher Education Accreditation last week issued a joint statement​ on the transfer and award of college credit, intended to serve as a guide for...

  • Institutional Effectiveness

    October 04, 2017


    New Infographic Highlights Value of the ACE Fellows Program

    A new infographic highlights the gender and racial composition of the ACE Fellows Program from its inception in 1965 until 2015. Specifically, the infographic underscores the strides made toward increasing the number of women and minority Fellows.

  • Budget and Appropriations

    October 04, 2017

    Close-up capitol

    ACE, Higher Education Groups Oppose House Budget Resolution

    The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote tomorrow on its FY 2018 budget resolution, which is central to Republican efforts to advance tax reform legislation.

  • Institutional Capacity

    October 02, 2017


    Submit Applications by Nov. 1 for ACE Fellows Program Class of 2018-19

    For five decades, the ACE Fellows Program has strengthened institutions in American higher education by identifying and preparing nearly 1,900 faculty, staff and administrators for senior positions in college and university leadership.

  • Institutional Capacity

    October 02, 2017

    Coworkers around table

    Registration Open for January Department Chairs Workshop in San Diego

    The workshop will help prepare department chairs for their roles as academic leaders in their programs and institutional leaders contributing to the larger mission of their colleges or universities.