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  • Financial Aid

    March 19, 2015

    Federal Watch: No, It Doesn’t. Report Concludes Federal Student Aid Does Not Drive Tuition Increases

    ACE’s Terry W. Hartle, senior vice president for government and public affairs, recaps higher education-related activity on Capitol Hill.

  • March 19, 2015

    By the Numbers: Undergraduate Student Veterans

    Data from the U.S. Department of Education’s 2011-2012 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study is analyzed to better understand the needs of the growing, post-traditional undergraduate population.

  • College and Career Readiness

    March 19, 2015

    Data Wise: A Liberal Arts College’s Commitment to Outcomes Transparency

    St. Olaf College (MN)—the first liberal arts institution to receive the Council for Higher Education Accreditation’s award for Outstanding Institutional Practice in Student Learning Outcomes—believes sharing student outcomes is imperative.

  • College and Career Readiness

    March 19, 2015


    How to Explode a Myth: Reshaping the Conversation About the Liberal Arts

    If you think “liberal arts graduate” is a synonym for “unemployable,” you haven’t been paying attention.

  • Student Issues

    February 23, 2015

    Higher Ed Spotlight: Basic Facts on Higher Education and How Students Finance Their Education

    ​ACE’S Center for Policy and Research Strategy has released two new infographics in the Higher Ed Spotlight series—one that gives a general overview of institutions and students and a second on how these students pay for their education.

  • December 17, 2014

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    The (Less-) Big Picture

    Recently released figures confirm what many higher education leaders are experiencing firsthand: America’s enrollment decline is real, no matter where an institution is located. The days of reliable year-over-year growth are numbered, but colleges...

  • Innovative Practices

    December 17, 2014

    University of Cincinnati

    Growing Through the Great Contraction

    Despite a projected 7 percent drop in Ohio high school graduates overall, the University of Cincinnati’s enrollment last year broke institutional records. University of Cincinnati President Santa J. Ono details his institution’s successful...

  • Campus Internationalization

    December 17, 2014


    Going International

    For many institutions, international student enrollment has become an indispensable part of the equation. But enrollment is just part of the picture.

  • December 17, 2014

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    Best Practices: Enrollment Success Stories

    CEOs of Lawrence University (WI), Georgia Gwinnett College, Dickinson College (PA), and North Carolina Central University share directly how their institutions are successfully overcoming enrollment challenges.

  • Innovative Practices

    December 17, 2014

    From Our President: Winter 2015

    ACE President Molly Corbett Broad asserts that as the pool of traditional-age students shrinks, our commitment to improving the lives of students must continue to grow, broadening our reach to more nontraditional students, including more underserved...