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Sen. Charles Schumer and a group of 16 Democratic senators sent a letter last week to the Obama administration on the need to develop a permanent solution to allow graduate students to receive subsidized student health insurance coverage.
Senior level higher education administrators who are planning to seek a college presidency within the next two years should apply now for ACE’s Advancing to the Presidency 2016 workshop.
The survey is the oldest, most comprehensive and in-depth source of information about the college presidency and the leadership pipeline in higher education. Make sure your institution's president is included.
The U.S. Supreme Court on June 23 issued its long-awaited decision in the second hearing of Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin (UT), voting 4-3 to uphold UT’s diversity in admissions policy.
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July 01, 2016
An analysis in The Washington Post looks at whether the Supreme Court’s Fisher decision means an end to the legal fight over race-conscious admissions. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports on a “pathways” program in Arkansas that could help...
Labor and Employment
June 29, 2016
The June 17 ACE webcast discussing the potential challenges campuses will face in implementing the new Fair Labor Standards Act overtime pay regulation is now archived and available for free viewing.
Law and the Courts
June 23, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court has voted 4-3 to uphold the University of Texas at Austin's consideration of race and ethnicity in college admissions.
Diversity in Leadership
June 22, 2016
Designed to increase diversity among senior leaders in higher education, the October Spectrum Aspiring Leadership Program will combine interactive programming focused on honing leadership skills with networking opportunities and strategic career...
Higher Education Act
The House Education and the Workforce Committee has approved five higher education measures focused on improving the financial aid process, enhancing consumer information and strengthening federal programs that support the work of minority-serving...
June 15, 2016
ACE last week hosted the Institute for Leading Internationalization, a three-day professional development program for campus leaders who have a critical role in advancing internationalization.
Aspiring and senior women leaders have opportunities to hone their leadership skills through ACE programs later this year.
Budget and Appropriations
June 08, 2016
The Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations subcommittee yesterday approved a $162 billion funding bill for FY 2017 that restores year-round Pell Grants and increases the maximum grant award from $5,815 to $5,935.
June 06, 2016
Last month, the U.S. Department of Labor released its long-anticipated final rule on overtime pay. This issue brief will help campuses prepare before the new rule goes into effect on Dec. 1.
Health Care Reform
May 27, 2016
A free video and powerpoint slides are now available of the May 12 ACE webinar exploring whether helping graduate students pay for student health insurance could trigger penalties for colleges and universities under the Affordable Care Act.
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UPCEA and the American Council on Education (ACE) invite you to a Summit for Online Leadership. This event will address such timely topics as emerging technology and design, marketing and student success, leadership and strategy, and program...
This live ACE webcast featured a four-person panel of experts discussing the potential challenges campuses will face in implementing the new federal Fair Labor Standards Act overtime pay regulation unveiled May 17 by the Department of Labor.
In this webinar, we discussed the critical role that faculty plays in achieving stellar outcomes in student success, including developing and promoting Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) and Competency Based Education (CBE) Programs.
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