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.

College Student Mental Health and Well-Being: A Survey of Presidents

To better understand how campuses are navigating the challenge of student mental health and well-being, ACE conducted a survey of 400 college and university presidents at the end of April. Read what they had to say.

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.

GAO Report Looks at Student Veterans Affected by School Closures

A recent report released by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) looks at how college closures impact the academic outcomes of student veterans.

NCES Outlines Preliminary Educational and Employment Experiences of Recent Graduates

A report recently released by the National Center for Educational Statistics discusses the preliminary findings on employment and educational outcomes of bachelor’s degree recipients participating in the 2016/17 Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study.

Campus Healthcare Benefits for Domestic Partners on the Decline

A recent report by the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) highlights the change in healthcare benefits that were offered to domestic partners of employees at colleges and universities.