Higher Education’s Challenge: Disability Inclusion on Campus

When developing a culture of inclusion, colleges and universities have specific responsibilities to students with disabilities to ensure they can learn and achieve their goals.

Data Limitations Inhibit Support for AAPI Students

In partnership with the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) released a brief asserting that the umbrella categories of “Asian” and “Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander” mask performance differences between groups.

Prisoner Education Programs: Readiness Over Recidivism

A new report from the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) details how postsecondary education could transform the lives of incarcerated individuals throughout the United States.

The Impact of the Dual Pandemic on Black, Indigenous and Students of Color

New research from The Steve Fund Crisis Response Task Force explores the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on student well-being, specifically for students of color.

Centering Equity in Student Mental Health Task Forces: Lessons Learned From the University of Michigan

Based on their work with the University of Michigan’s Rackham Graduate School Task Force on Graduate Student Mental Health, Sara Abelson, Meghan Duffy, and Janelle Goodwill identify eight ways that university mental health task forces can center equity in their work.

One in Five Students Experienced Food Insecurity During COVID-19

The Student Experience in the Research University Consortium surveyed college students enrolled in large public research universities on their experiences with food insecurity from May through mid-July 2020. Read the results in a new report.

Love Can Save Higher Education From Itself

What does it mean to build a college on love? Russell Lowery-Hart, president of Amarillo College, explains.

HSI Cares Act Funding Lower Than Non-HSIs

A new report from Excelencia in Education highlights how CARES Act implementation may have adversely impacted Latino college students and their institutions.

Meeting Student Success Goals During a Crisis

Rebecca Karoff, associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at The University of Texas System (UT), and Susan Cates, CEO of ACUE, joined ACE’s Sherri Hughes for a conversation on how the UT System is making meaningful progress on student success goals in a volatile and stressful time for students, faculty, and institutions.

Lessons Learned from Rural Community Colleges’ Response to COVID-19

An array of challenges have shaped the response of rural community colleges to COVID-19. Yet an informal survey of rural institutions indicates that this is not a story of defeat, but one of creativity and commitment.

Equity in Career AND Technical Education

MDRC has published a brief following a review of community college Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs.

Nearly Half of U.S. States Allow Community Colleges to Offer Bachelors Degree Programs

A recent policy brief from the Education Commission of the States studies the recent growth of community college bachelor’s degree programs.