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.

Mapping College Attainment

A recent article and accompanying interactive map by the Center for American Progress highlights the postsecondary attainment rates for racial and ethnic groups across the nation, as well as the gaps that exist for people of color.

Faces of Dreamers: Marco Ortiz Sanchez, University of California, Irvine

Growing up in San Diego, Marco Ortiz Sanchez slept in blankets on the floor—his family didn’t own any mattresses. He came to this country with his parents when he was just six months old and is now a sophomore business administration major at the University of California, Irvine.

Report Shows Educational and Economic Impact of HBCUs

A recent report released by the United Negro College Fund examines enrollment and graduate outcomes at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). According to the report, HBCUs make up only 3 percent of all postsecondary institutions and 8.5 percent of the nation’s four-year institutions, but graduate about one-third of all Black STEM degree seekers and one-quarter of Black bachelor’s degree seekers overall.

Erasing the Community College Stigma

ACE’s Jon Turk argues that community colleges are the solution to many of the challenges we face around higher education affordability, access, and success. But how do we convince students and families of their value?