December 30, 1899
On Nov. 16, 2018, the U.S. Department of Education issued its long-awaited notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) regarding additional regulations implementing Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The NPRM was officially published in the Federal Register Nov. 29, marking the start of a 60-day period for public comment by any interested party.
ACE and 60 higher education associations submitted comments on the proposed rule Jan. 30, 2019.
The groups believe while there are some elements in the proposed regulations that could be effective, on the whole, they are problematic. The comments note provisions of the the groups believe would help institutions address sexual harassment, provisions that could undermine these efforts, and provisions that require clarification.
July 16, 2019
ACE President Ted Mitchell and National Center for Learning Disabilities President and CEO Lindsay Jones discuss ending the stigma for college students with learning disabilities in a Hechinger Report op-ed . . . Inside Higher Ed writes that a...
Higher Education Act
July 15, 2019
ACE and other higher education associations have for the third time in seven months sent a letter asking the Department of Education to clarify the reporting requirements for foreign gifts.
Budget and Appropriations
The House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday that includes provisions targeted at stemming perceived academic espionage at U.S. research universities.
Global Higher Education
July 10, 2019
The Global Forum on Academic Freedom, Institutional Autonomy, and the Future of Democracy convened in Strasbourg, France June 20-21, producing a declaration outlining the responsibilities of higher education on these topics.
July 8, 2019
ACE President Ted Mitchell has urged the Alaska State Legislature to override the governor’s budget veto and change course on the proposed draconian cut to the state’s public higher education system.
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