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Sept. 26, 2017—ACE President Ted Mitchell responds to the federal investigation into the college basketball corruption scheme.
Sept. 5, 2017—ACE responds to Trump administration's reported announcement to rescind the Obama-era program designed to protect so-called Dreamers, undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as young children.
June 16, 2017—ACE responds to the Trump administration's announcement to continue the Obama-era program designed to protect so-called Dreamers, undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as young children.
June 14, 2017—Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has announced the department's intention to establish rulemaking committees on borrower defense to repayment and gainful employment regulations.
May 1, 2017—The budget agreement released today demonstrates strong, bipartisan support for the students and families our colleges and universities serve, and for the advancement of medical and scientific research.
May 23, 2017—President Trump's budget for FY 2018 envisions drastic cuts to federal student aid and research funding of a magnitude not seen in nearly four decades.
March 6, 2017—In response to the Trump administration’s second travel ban, an effort to clarify the first executive order issued on Jan. 27.
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Dec. 7, 2016—We applaud USA Funds’ new direction and its continued commitment to exploring innovative ways to expand access to postsecondary education for a wide range of students.
Nov. 9, 2017—I join more than 4,000 college and university presidents and other higher education leaders across the country in wishing President-elect Trump well as he prepares to embark on his term in January and address the many challenges facing our nation at home and abroad.
Sept. 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.
Sept. 21, 2016—Statement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad and ACE Board Chair John J. DeGioia, President of Georgetown University, on the NCAA's diversity and gender equity pledge released Sept. 21.
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.
June 14, 2016—Statement of ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on the Death of St. Cloud State University President Earl Potter, whose passing represents an enormous loss to SCSU and all of higher education.
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.
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Nov. 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.
Oct. 2, 2015—The establishment of GEDWorks™ and the partnership between GED Testing Service and some of the nation’s largest employers marks a significant step toward our goal of expanding the pipeline of adult learners equipped to compete in today’s global economy.
Oct. 23, 2015—Margaret Spellings is an experienced leader who helped set a national higher education agenda around affordability and accountability, and she now brings that experience to the University of North Carolina.
Oct. 1, 2015—Statement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on the Shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon on Oct. 1.
Sept. 30, 2015—Student-athletes are first and foremost students, and transforming them into paid professionals would harm the quality of their overall educational experience.
Sept. 29, 2015—A former president of the University of Michigan and the University of Iowa, Coleman will assume her new role on June 1, 2016.
Sept. 14, 2015—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.”
Sept. 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.
Aug. 17, 2015—NLRB has ended an attempt by Northwestern University football players to unionize.
Aug. 10, 2015—Hillary Clinton has rolled out a $350 billion proposal designed to help millions pay for college and reduce interest rates for people with student loans.
June 29, 2015—The U.S. Supreme Court has again agreed to hear a legal challenge to the race-conscious admissions policy at the University of Texas at Austin, first decided by the court in 2013.
June 25, 2015—The Department of Education is now planning a consumer-oriented website that will not include a scoring system or any evaluations of colleges.
March 10, 2015—The president's proposed "Student Aid Bill of Rights" would streamline the system for servicing student loans.
Feb. 27, 2015—We mourn the passing but celebrate the remarkable life and profound legacy of Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh.
Feb. 12, 2015—This report contains an in-depth examination of how the federal oversight of higher education has expanded and evolved over the years and offers a set of recommendations aimed at streamlining and simplifying regulations.
Jan. 9, 2015—President Obama has presented an extremely bold proposal, a potential game-changer that could encourage millions more students to consider, apply and enroll in postsecondary education.
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