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Executive Director Update - November 9, 2017

Posted on November 9 2017by Michael Reilly

This year, we have witnessed a number of natural disasters that have devastated communities, from Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana; Hurricane Irma in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and th...

Executive Director Update - October 12, 2017

Posted on October 12 2017by Mike Reilly

Next week, the higher education community will put a spotlight on issues relating to undocumented immigrants who arrived in the country as children, also known as Dreamers. DACA/Dreamer Week will i...

Executive Director Update - September 21, 2017

Posted on September 21 2017by Michael Reilly

Last Thursday, members of the AACRAO Board of Directors met with Members of Congress and congressional staff from their home state who sit on the House and Senate Education Committees to discuss it...

Executive Director Update - September 14, 2017

Posted on September 13 2017by Michael Reilly

This week, another major storm impacted the lives of our colleagues, member institutions, and students in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and the Caribbeans. We hope that everyone stays safe and ...

Executive Director Update - September 7, 2017

Posted on September 7 2017by Michael Reilly

AACRAO denounces President Trump's reprehensible actions to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The Obama-era program serves as a refuge for over 800,000 young im...

Executive Director Update - August 31, 2017

Posted on August 31 2017by Michael Reilly

So many of us sat in awe and dismay this week watching in real time the devastating impact of Hurricane Harvey and the resulting flooding in Texas and Louisiana. AACRAO, as a higher education leade...

AACRAO Joins Broad Coalition in Support of DACA

Posted on August 31 2017by Michael Reilly

This week, multiple sources reported that the Trump administration is poised to announced its plans regarding the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Although the W...

Executive Director Update - August 17, 2017

Posted on August 16 2017

The disturbing events in Charlottesville this past weekend have had a profound impact on many of us as we watched white supremist, anti-Semitic, and other racist groups march openly on the cam...

Executive Director Update - August 3, 2017

Posted on August 3 2017by Michael Reilly

In June, the U.S. Education Department sent out a request for comments on regulations that may be appropriate for repeal, replacement, or modification in accordance with Executi...

Executive Director Update - July 27, 2017

Posted on July 27 2017by Michael Reilly

This week, the House, as well as the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, approved a bipartisan deal to modernize the GI Bill, also known as the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Edu...