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The Presidency

Winter 2013

On The Cover

Libby Nelson

​As President Obama enters his second term, the basic shape of federal higher education policy is already beginning to emerge.

Features

  • Erasure at a chaulkboard

    A Banner Year for Higher Education?

    Robert L. Caret

    Will Washington take the opportunity to build a strong partnership with public higher education to keep America competitive?

  • A to-do list

    A Chance to Address Unfinished Business

    Libby A. Nelson

    As President Obama enters his second term, the basic shape of federal higher education policy is already beginning to emerge.

  • A Look Back

    Terry W. Hartle

    The first Obama administration offers interesting perspective on the four years ahead.

  • Keyboard with an "Education" key

    Reinventing College Productivity

    Jamie P. Merisotis

    Productivity has an important role to play in reaching national attainment goals.

Columns

  • From Our President

    ACE President Molly Corbett Broad discusses the increased federal support for student assistance—as well as the additional scrutiny and heightened willingness to regulate higher education that has come with it.

  • Legal Watch: Balancing Act—How Can Boards Effectively Work with University Administrators and Preserve Public Trust?

    The ACE general counsel discusses the challenge of balancing power between the board of directors, the administration, and the faculty of a university.

  • Up Front: Winter 2013

    New Report on the Potential Effects of MOOCs; U.S. Department of Education Provides Strategies for Student Success; ACEnet.edu—Redesigned with You in Mind; Report Suggests High Tuition Rates May Not Deter Students; New Online Tool for Planning Student Loan Repayment