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.
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.
May 17, 2016
Colleges and universities are major employers in many communities around the country, offering stable jobs with good wages and benefits to millions of individuals from many professions and walks of life.
November 5, 2015
There is no question that accreditors are being called upon to watch institutions—especially low-performing schools—more carefully and the Department of Education’s action comes in response to that imperative.
September 30, 2015
Student-athletes are first and foremost students, and transforming them into paid professionals would harm the quality of their overall educational experience.
September 21, 2015
Colleges and universities are working extremely hard to prevent sexual violence on campus, and climate surveys are one potentially valuable tool in these efforts.
September 14, 2015
The Department of Education has unveiled its new College Scorecard website, the tool it is offering in place of the administration's plan to rate colleges.
The White House has announced that the federal government allow students to apply for financial aid based on their family’s income from two years earlier instead of the immediately previous year, a concept known as “prior-prior year.”
August 17, 2015
NLRB has ended an attempt by Northwestern University football players to unionize.