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.
March 25, 2019
The NCAA and major college conferences will appeal a judge's ruling that the governing body violated antitrust laws by limiting education-related benefits to athletes . . . Inside Higher Ed explores how the admissions scandal could affect the...
Inclusion and Freedom of Expression
March 22, 2019
President Trump signed an Executive Order on campus free speech that links federal research funding to institutions agreeing to promote free inquiry. ACE President Ted Mitchell called the order "unnecessary and unwelcome.
March 20, 2019
Lawmakers in the House should swiftly pass a newly introduced bill protecting Dreamers, states a letter sent to House leaders by ACE and 37 other higher education associations.
Articulating Global Strategy
Colleges and universities ready to transform their campuses’ approaches to global education should apply now for the 17th cohort of ACE’s Internationalization Laboratory. Selected participants will begin 20 months of work in August 2019.
Budget and Appropriations
March 19, 2019
ACE and other higher education institutions and organizations sent a letter this week urging members of Congress to continue their bipartisan support of federal student aid programs to enable low- and middle-income students to succeed.
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