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December 30, 1899


Higher Education & National Affairs (HENA) is ACE's biweekly email newsletter covering events in Washington that impact higher education. HENA also keeps you updated on ACE's activities in areas such as international education, leadership, research and analysis, and adult learning and attainment, along with the latest posts from our blog, Higher Education Today and the top higher education headlines from around the country.

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Leadership & Advocacy News

  • April 17, 2019

    Today's Headlines

    HEADLINES: Today's Top Higher Education News

    The Department of Education has issued recommendations for colleges to improve the transparency of financial aid offered to students . . . The Chronicle of Higher Education looks at whether a proposal for Massachusetts to regulate private colleges...

  • Student Mobility

    April 15, 2019

    Roanoak College student

    Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Program Act Introduced in Senate

    ACE is among the organizations supporting the newly introduced Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Program Act, which creates a competitive grant program for higher education institutions to expand study abroad opportunities for American college...

  • Higher Education Act

    April 11, 2019

    Flag and Capitol

    Congressional Hearings Look at Accountability, Priorities for Higher Ed

    The Senate HELP Committee held the latest in a series of panels on issues that will be addressed in the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, while Education Secretary DeVos visited the House Committee on Education and Labor to discuss her...

  • Immigration

    April 08, 2019

    Capitol steps and pillars

    ACE, Higher Education Groups Support Senate Dream Act

    ACE and 33 other higher education associations sent a letter to Senate leaders in support of the Dream Act of 2019, legislation introduced last week that would create a path to citizenship for Dreamers.

  • Institutional Capacity

    March 27, 2019

    Stairs leading up

    ACE Names 39 Emerging Higher Education Leaders to ACE Fellows Program

    ACE has selected 39 emerging college and university leaders for the 2019-20 class of the ACE Fellows Program, the longest-running leadership development program in the United States. The new class will begin work this fall.

  • Immigration

    March 27, 2019

    Capitol building

    Senators Introduce Bill to Protect Dreamers

    Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) reintroduced legislation Tuesday to create a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children, an effort lawmakers have attempted for nearly two...

  • Immigration

    March 26, 2019

    U.S. Capitol Building

    Statement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on the Senate Dream Act of 2019

    ACE President Ted Mitchell applauds Sens. Lindsey Graham and Dick Durbin for introducing the bipartisan Dream Act of 2019.