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Higher Ed Groups Reiterate Request to Senate for $46 Billion More to Colleges

by | June 1, 2020 The American Council on Education (ACE), alongside dozens of other higher education groups, has Read more

Trump Vetoes Move to Ease Loan Forgiveness for Defrauded Students

by | May 31, 2020
President Donald Trump late on Friday vetoed a resolution that would have made it easier for st [...] Read more

Sen. Lamar Alexander: “I Would Be Planning on Going Back to School” in the Fall

| May 14, 2020
Senate Republican Lamar Alexander said that if he were president of a university today, he “w [...] Read more

Large-Scale Debt Forgiveness May Benefit High Income Borrowers: Higher Ed Associations

| April 20, 2020
The American Council on Education and 31 other higher education institutions on Monday wrote to [...] Read more

UNCF: $1 Billion for HBCUs, TCUs, MSIs in Federal Coronavirus Stimulus Package

by | March 25, 2020
Congress and the White House have agreed to provide $1 billion in emergency funds to historical [...] Read more

Sens. Booker, Jones Urge $1.5 Billion in Support for HBCUs, MSIs Amid Coronavirus Crisis

by | March 22, 2020
Senators Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Doug Jones (D-AL) on Thursday pressed for $1.5 billion in eme [...] Read more

Idaho Legislature Passes Bill Banning Trans Girls From Competing in Female College Athletics

by | March 20, 2020
The Idaho state legislature recently passed a bill, 24-11, banning trans and intersex girls fro [...] Read more

Idaho Senate Passes Anti-Affirmative Action Bill

by | March 17, 2020
Following a heated debate, the Idaho Senate voted 25-10 in favor of legislation that would forb [...] Read more

The Road to HBCU Self-Sustainability

by Marc A. Barnes | October 23, 2019
Having been in the trenches of HBCUs for most of my life as a student, administrator and instru [...] Read more

Can We Fix How We Judge and Pay for College?

by Jefferson Noël | September 23, 2019
You can get a rating on everything — from an Uber driver to a fast food place. But for a rece [...] Read more

Groups Stick Up for Grad Students in Letter to Lawmakers

| July 16, 2019
A laundry list of 32 higher education interests, student organizations and science societies th [...] Read more

Beto O’Rourke Galvanizes Texas HBCU Students and Leaders

by Sammy G. Allen | October 21, 2018
The U.S. Senate campaign of Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke has motivated students at HBC [...] Read more

Diversity at Stake in Kavanaugh Hearings

by | September 5, 2018
Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination is about institutionalizing the trend at the highest court to re [...] Read more

Minority-Serving Institutions Anxious Over Tax Bill

by | December 3, 2017
Income tax on graduate student waivers, fewer deductions on student loans and the taxation of e [...] Read more