Higher Education Act
December 1, 2017
Statement on the comprehensive bill released by the House Committee on Education and the Workforce to reauthorize the Higher Education Act (HEA), last renewed in 2008.
September 4, 2017
ACE responds to Trump administration's reported announcement to rescind the Obama-era program designed to protect so-called Dreamers, undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as young children.
July 27, 2017
ACE and 31 other higher education organizations issued this statement on the imprisonment of Princeton University graduate student Xiyue Wang in Iran.
June 16, 2017
ACE responds to the Trump administration's announcement to continue the Obama-era program designed to protect so-called Dreamers, undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as young children.
June 14, 2017
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has announced the department's intention to establish rulemaking committees on borrower defense to repayment and gainful employment regulations.
Budget and Appropriations
May 23, 2017
President Trump's budget for FY 2018 envisions drastic cuts to federal student aid and research funding of a magnitude not seen in nearly four decades.
May 1, 2017
The budget agreement released today demonstrates strong, bipartisan support for the students and families our colleges and universities serve, and for the advancement of medical and scientific research.
March 6, 2017
In response to the Trump administration’s second travel ban, an effort to clarify the first executive order issued on Jan. 27.
September 21, 2016
Statement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on the Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions' new review policy, which will further scrutinize institutions with low graduation rates.
Labor and Employment
August 23, 2016
The National Labor Relations Board has ruled 3-1 that students who work as teaching or research assistants at private colleges and universities are employees and eligible to be unionized.