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  • May 1, 2015

    Today's Headlines

    HEADLINES: Today's Top Higher Education News

    In today’s headlines, President Obama has chosen the University of Chicago to host his future presidential library. And First Lady Michelle Obama will speak to Detroit high school students today at Wayne State University to emphasize the importance...

  • Higher Education Act

    April 29, 2015

    Risk-Sharing Proposals Would Have Negative Consequences for Students and Institutions

    Senate HELP Committee proposals to add risk and cost for institutions participating in federal financial aid programs would penalize all students and institutions in attempt to address the behaviors of a handful of bad actors.

  • Financial Aid

    April 22, 2015

    Campaign to Save Student Aid Launches

    The Student Aid Alliance launches a campaign to increase awareness and spur action against congressional threats to curtail federal student aid programs.

  • Budget and Appropriations

    March 23, 2015

    Congress Begins Work on FY 2016 Budget

    ​Congress took the first major step toward a FY 2016 budget last week with the passage of budget resolutions in the House and the Senate, both of which propose to greatly restrict available funding for student aid and research.

  • Student Financial Aid

    March 11, 2015

    President Proposes Student Aid Bill of Rights

    ​President Obama, in a visit yesterday to Georgia Tech, announced a plan to streamline the system for servicing federal student loans.

  • Financial Aid

    March 10, 2015

    Statement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on President Obama’s Student Loan Plan

    The president's proposed "Student Aid Bill of Rights" would streamline the system for servicing student loans.

  • Tax Policy

    March 2, 2015

    ACE, Higher Education Groups Support Schumer Tax Credit Bill

    ACE and 11 other higher education associations sent a letter Feb. 27 to Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) in support of his recently introduced bill to make a number of important reforms to the American Opportunity Tax Credit and Lifetime Learning Credit.

  • Higher Education Act

    February 25, 2015

    Senate HELP Committee Hears From Regulation Task Force Co-Chairs

    ​A Senate panel heard testimony yesterday from the two chancellors who co-chaired the Task Force on Federal Regulation of Higher Education, which released a report Feb. 12 examining how the federal oversight of colleges and universities has expanded...

  • Higher Education Act

    February 23, 2015

    ACE, Higher Education Groups Support Regulatory Relief Act

    Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the House and Senate to block some of the most controversial Department of Education regulations that impact colleges and universities.

  • Law and the Courts

    February 23, 2015

    Webinar Will Look at Assessing Compliance Programs

    ​The National Association of College and University Attorneys, in cooperation with ACE, will present a webinar next week on how to assess a compliance program on your campus.