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  • Law and the Courts

    March 10, 2014

    Legal Watch: Lean On Me: Using Your General Counsel Effectively

    The ACE general counsel discusses the position of university council as a key leader on campus for a wide range of issues, who should be brought in early and often to address the legal needs of the campus community.

  • Law and the Courts

    March 5, 2014

    ACE Submits Comments to President’s Sexual Assault Task Force

    ACE and six higher education associations have submitted comments to the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault, outlining a series of recommendations to consider as it drafts a proposal in response to the president’s call to...

  • Law and the Courts

    February 5, 2014

    WEBINAR: Trends and Tricky Issues Under the Fair Labor Standards Act

    NACUA, in cooperation with ACE and CUPA-HR, will present a webinar Feb. 19 on the current climate of Fair Labor Standards Act litigation on college and university campuses.

  • Government Regulation

    January 24, 2014

    President Creates Task Force on Campus Sexual Assault

    President Obama vows to work with colleges and universities on strategies to keep students safe and help “put those plans into practice.”

  • Government Regulation

    January 8, 2014

    Workshop Scheduled on Addressing Student Sexual Misconduct

    The National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA), in cooperation with ACE and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, will hold a workshop Feb. 28-March 1 in Miami on “Student Sexual Misconduct: Addressing...

  • Accreditation and Standards

    December 15, 2013

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    Exploding Myths

    Too strict. Too lax. Too transparent, and not transparent enough. Regional accreditation, long an overlooked corner of postsecondary policy, has become the Rodney Dangerfield of higher education.

  • Government Regulation

    December 15, 2013

    Federal Watch: A Different HEA? Before Congress Reauthorizes, It Should Rethink.

    ACE's Terry W. Hartle discusses the interconnected relationship between the Department of Education, states, and accreditors.

  • Global Higher Education

    December 15, 2013

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    Going Global

    What can we learn from an assessment designed to measure the skills and knowledge of students all over the world? (Actually, that's a good question.)

  • Accreditation and Standards

    December 15, 2013

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    Higher Education's Higher Accountability

    Amid a recent spate of federal and state efforts to directly regulate higher education, accountability has gotten a bad reputation in academe. But colleges and universities already have a long history of effectively holding themselves to account.

  • Government Regulation

    December 15, 2013

    President Obama

    Rating Obama's Ratings Plan

    As President Obama's plan to rate insitutions slowly wends its way toward reality, college and university presidents are bracing for impact.