Faces of Dreamers: Rosa Ruvalcaba Serna, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

To pursue her dream of helping others and becoming a practicing nurse, Rosa Ruvalcaba Serna advocated for Dreamer nursing students in Arkansas.

The Current Climate for International Students in the United States

On Episode 04 of dotEDU, Brad Farnsworth, vice president for global engagement at ACE, discusses recent trends in international student enrollment, delays in issuing student visas, global partnerships, and whether the Trump administration’s policies and rhetoric are impacting international higher education.

HSIs Are Narrowing Racial Gaps for Latinx Students

Hispanic student enrollment in higher education has doubled in the last decade. Where are these students going, what do they need, and how do Hispanic-serving Institutions (HSIs) fit into the equation? On Episode 03 of dotEDU, John Aguilar of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities and our hosts explore those issues and more.

Lifting Up Men of Color in Higher Ed

In the latest episode of dotEDU, Victor Saenz talks about his work as part of the Project MALES (Mentoring to Achieve Latino Educational Success) Student Fellows Mentoring Program at the University of Texas at Austin – a research and mentoring project focused on learning about and supporting Latino men in the Central Texas community.

Closing the College Success Gap for Low-income Students

Listen to the inaugural episode of dotEDU, ACE’s new podcast. Co-hosts Jon Fansmith and Lorelle Espinosa talk with Jim McCorkell about College Possible’s flagship initiative—an intensive curriculum of coaching and support to help low-income students enroll in college—as well as the newer Catalyze Program, which supports student persistence and success directly on college campuses.

Report Looks at Connection Between Education and the Workforce

A recent report by Emsi compares career outcomes for varying degrees in order to gain insight into the real-world connection between education and the workforce.

Career Pathways: Navigating Job Changes of PhD Degree Holders

A recent brief by the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) examines the career pathways of PhD degree holders. According to the findings, many PhD holders change jobs early in their career, with some changes happening as they move into mid-career.

Webinar: Navigating the Legal Issues of Residence Hall Life

ACE is co-sponsoring an upcoming webinar presented by the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) on “Navigating the Legal Issues of Residence Hall Life.” The event, slated for Aug. 15 from 12-2 p.m. EDT, will look at best practices for addressing common legal issues as colleges and universities re-open their residence halls to… Read more »

Improving Postsecondary Access for Rural America

A recent brief by the National Conference of State Legislatures discusses how colleges and universities can help improve postsecondary access and completion for rural communities in the United States.

Research Highlights Need for Higher Ed IT to Improve Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

A recent report by CUPA-HR, Diversity in Higher Education Information Technology: From Today’s Workforce to Tomorrow’s Leaders, highlights the need for higher education information technology (IT) to address the improvement of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Report Provides Guidance on Financial Aid Programs and Federal Nondiscrimination Law

A recent report released by the College Board, Education Counsel, and the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators provides guidance on how institutions can design and implement scholarship and financial aid programs that improve the outcomes of students from diverse backgrounds in legally sustainable ways.

Report Finds Bipartisan Consensus on Areas of Higher Education Accountability

The American Enterprise Institute and Third Way recently released the results of a survey examining the views of higher education experts on accountability, identifying areas of agreement and disagreement between partisan groups.