• 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 include national, as well as campus-...

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  • 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 items AACRAO would like addressed in the u...

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  • 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 cautious as relief efforts get underway....

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  • 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 immigrants brought to the U.S. as infants ...

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  • 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 leader, understands that this storm has affec...

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  • 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 White House has not yet issued an officia...

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  • 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 campus of the University of Virginia. While...

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  • 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 Executive Order 13777, "Enforcing the...

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  • 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 Educational Assistance Act of 2017, expandi...

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  • Last week, AACRAO hosted one of our most well attended webinars with nearly 560 participants joining a discussion with the U.S Department of Education on compliance issues related to National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) enrollm...

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