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”Meet the AACRAO Staff" is an occasional Connect feature. It’s one way for members to get to know some of the folks hard at work in the AACRAO office. Another way? Come see us in... Read More

When did you start out with AACRAO? I’ve been at AACRAO for about 10 years now, but I’ve been in this particular role for about 4 years. I began as a student intern while I was finish... Read More

Higher education is going through a series of seismic shifts—including significant demographic changes, growing public concern about cost and completion rates, and unmet demands for preparedn... Read More

AACRAO Spotlight interviews are published biweekly before major professional development meetings. They feature our conversations with industry experts, highlighting key issues and promoting sessio... Read More

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday again agreed to hear a legal challenge to the race-conscious admissions policy at the University of Texas at Austin, setting the stage for new arguments i... Read More

Congress's Plans for NIH, Education

Posted on June 29 2015

Both congressional appropriations committees approved legislation last week that would set spending levels for the nation's health, education and workforce programs, setting up likely showdowns... Read More

Friday's Supreme Court decision that states must authorize and recognize gay and lesbian marriages could create major legal challenges for religious colleges -- primarily evangelical ... Read More

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage. What will the affect be on higher education? For most colleges, not much. But for o... Read More

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The federal government will not compare colleges or pass judgment on their relative merits as part of the ratings system the U.S. Department of Education plans to release before the end of the summ... Read More

This week, Congress advanced spending bills that would boost the maximum Pell Grant and block the Obama administration from implementing regulations relating to gainful employment for vocational pr... Read More

Three Democratic lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday that would close a loophole allowing for-profit colleges to take in increased amounts of federal money by collecting veterans'&nbs... Read More

A federal judge on Tuesday rejected the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities' (APSCU) legal challenge to the U.S. Education Department's gainful employment rule. The... Read More

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