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 Latest News

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November 27, 2023
​A Q&A with Michele Spires, assistant vice president of ACE Learning Evaluations
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Bridging the Skills Gap: The Promise of Learning and Employment Records
News
November 27, 2023
Bridging the Skills Gap: The Promise of Learning and Employment Records
Press Release
November 1, 2023
ACE and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching have announced a series of changes to modernize the Carnegie Classifications, the framework used for five decades to classify American colleges and universities.
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Carnegie Classifications to Make Major Changes in How Colleges and Universities Are Grouped and Recognized, Set Clear Threshold for Highest Level of Research
Press Release
November 1, 2023
Carnegie Classifications to Make Major Changes in How Colleges and Universities Are Grouped and Recognized, Set Clear Threshold for Highest Level of Research
News
September 8, 2023
After a monthlong break, the Senate and House returned to work with a looming deadline to fund the federal government for the upcoming fiscal year by Sept. 30.
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Federal Budget Uncertainty Casts Doubt on the Fate of Federal Work-Study, Funding for Other Higher Ed Programs
News
September 8, 2023
Federal Budget Uncertainty Casts Doubt on the Fate of Federal Work-Study, Funding for Other Higher Ed Programs
News
August 11, 2023
The population of current presidents throughout U.S. higher education is still not representative of the students served.
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Higher Ed Stakeholders Begin Work to Address Equity and Parity in College Presidency
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August 11, 2023
Higher Ed Stakeholders Begin Work to Address Equity and Parity in College Presidency
Statement
March 29, 2023
As leading higher education organizations, we support the efforts of our colleges and universities to provide a high-quality educational experience to all who attend.
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Joint Statement by ACE and the American College Health Association on Safeguarding Student Health and Well-being
Statement
March 29, 2023
Joint Statement by ACE and the American College Health Association on Safeguarding Student Health and Well-being
News
February 6, 2023
The Biden administration announced last week that it will end the COVID-19 national and public health emergencies on May 11.
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COVID State of Emergency Ends in May; Federal Pandemic Aid was Key to Supporting Students
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February 6, 2023
COVID State of Emergency Ends in May; Federal Pandemic Aid was Key to Supporting Students
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Facts in Hand: Supporting Veterans Through the Post–9/11 GI Bill
February 2, 2023
Facts in Hand: Supporting Veterans Through the Post–9/11 GI Bill
Educational benefits are vital for ensuring that veterans can succeed in higher education. In terms of funding and number of beneficiaries, the Post–9/11 GI Bill is the largest of the VA's benefit programs.
Facts in Hand: Measuring Student Loan Default Today
August 30, 2022
Facts in Hand: Measuring Student Loan Default Today
With the student loan repayment pause going on for over two years now, federal policy makers and isntitutions need a new way to measure the share of borrowers who default on their debts.
Facts in Hand: College Enrollment During the Pandemic
July 26, 2022
Facts in Hand: College Enrollment During the Pandemic
While overall enrollment in postsecondary education has been declining over the past decade, the pandemic appears to have exacerbated this trend, especially at community colleges and among nontraditional students.
Facts in Hand: Students of Color and Degree Attainment
June 22, 2022
Facts in Hand: Students of Color and Degree Attainment
Over two million students will receive college degrees this year, and a record share of them will be students of color. These gains in degree attainment, particularly among Hispanic students, are especially strong in STEM fields.
Facts in Hand: Who Is Borrowing for College?
May 17, 2022
Facts in Hand: Who Is Borrowing for College?
Data show that undergraduate student borrowing patterns are similar across sectors, an indicator that higher education is trying to minimize undergraduate debt. Graduate student borrowing data, however, offer a note of caution.
Facts in Hand: Keeping the United States Competitive
March 14, 2022
Facts in Hand: Keeping the United States Competitive
U.S. colleges and universities play a vital role in expanding our nation’s STEM capacity and building a strong STEM workforce. Partnerships between the federal government and postsecondary institutions are crucial in this work.
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