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April 14, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in The Chronicle of Higher Education article "Incentives to Attend Private Colleges Could Save States Money and Raise Graduation Rates" (Read)

April 3, 2017
AASCU Statement on Senator Sanders' College Affordability Proposal (Read)

April 3, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in The Daily Iowan article "Budget Endangers Pell Grants" (Read)

 

March 27, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Inside Higher Ed article "Long Road for Regulatory Rollbacks" (Read)

March 23, 2017
AASCU Federal Highlights, 12th Week of 115th Congress (Read)

March 22, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Inside Higher Ed article "Do Pell Grants Discourage Marriage?" (Read)

March 16, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Diverse article "Higher Ed Leaders Lambaste Federal Budget Proposal." (Read

March 16, 2017
AASCU Statement on Proposed "Skinny Budget" (Read

March 16, 2017
AASCU Federal Highlights, 11th Week of 115th Congress (Read

March 8, 2017
AASCU quoted in The Chronicle of Higher Education article "Senate Does Away With Obama Teacher-Prep Regulations." (Read

March 7, 2017
Coalition letter to Senate leaders on teacher preparation programs (Read)  

March 6, 2017
Student Aid Alliance letter on Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations Bill (Read

March 6, 2017
AASCU's Makese Motley quoted in Buzzfeed News article "Campus Rape Victims Are Waiting Years For Title IX Complaints to Be Resolved." (Read

March 6, 2017
AASCU statement on travel ban cited in Inside Higher Ed story "Trump Signs New Travel Ban." (Read)  

March 6, 2017
AASCU Letter to U.S. Senate regarding Teacher Preparation Regulations (Read)

March 1, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Bloomberg article "A Bitter Fight Begins Over an Obama Education Legacy." (Read

February 27, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in The Virginian-Pilot article "Watchdog agency warns of costly student loan data errors." ( Read)

February 21, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Reveal article "For nearly 200 for-profit colleges, taxpayers pay the bills." ( Read

February 20, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Spartan Newsroom article "Threatened cut in federal funds would hurt research, low-income students." ( Read

February 8, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Inside Higher Ed article "The DeVos Agenda." ( Read

February 7, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Diverse article "DeVos Confirmation Fails to End Uncertainty." ( Read

February 7, 2017
AASCU Letter to the U.S. House Education and Workforce Committee regarding Teacher Preparation Regulations ( Read

February 7, 2017
AASCU Statement on the Confirmation of Betsy DeVos as U.S. Secretary of Education ( Read)  

February 6, 2017
Coalition letter to Rep. Foxx and Rep. Scott re: Resolution of disapproval to block implementation of the Teacher Preparation Rule ( Read

February 3, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in the News and Advance article "Private college memo could be Falwell task force playbook." ( Read)

February 3, 2017
AASCU cited in The Hill article "598 colleges have 'concerns' on Trump travel ban." ( Read

February 3, 2017
Coalition, campus-sign on letter to Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly regarding immigration ( Read

February 2, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Bloomberg article "No, Trump can't cut UC-Berkley's Federal Funding by Himself." ( Read

February 2, 2017
AASCU's Federal Highlights -- 5th Week of 115th Congress ( Read

February 2, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Buzzfeed article "This Congresswoman Just Called Trump a 'Bully' For Threatening to Cut a University's Funding." ( Read

January 31, 2017
Coalition letter to Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security John Kelly regarding President Trump's Executive Order on immigration and its effects on international students ( Read

January 30, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Chicago Tribune story "Universities advise some students, scholars not to travel abroad." ( Read

January 29, 2017
AASCU Statement Re: President Trump's Executive Order on immigration ( Read

January 28, 2017
AASCU's message to public college leaders regarding President Trump's Executive Order on immigration ( Read

January 19, 2017
AASCU Federal Highlights - 3rd Week of the 115th Congress ( Read)

January 18, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Diverse Issues in Higher Education article "DeVos Calls for Higher Ed Reset at Factious Hearing." ( Read

January 17, 2017
Joint letter with APLU to U.S. Department of Education regarding the Pell Dissaggregates in the IPEDS Outcome Measures ( Read)  

January 17, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in the The Daily Beast story "Will Trump Clamp Down on For-Profit Colleges---or Reverse Obama's Regulations?" ( Read

January 15, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quote in The Inquirer story "The challenge for college presidents under Trump: When to speak out." ( Read

January 12, 2017
Coalition letter to Senators Graham and Durbin supporting the Bridge Act ( Read

January 9, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in The Washington Post article "Feds say too many career-training programs, for-profit schools leaving graduates saddled with debt." ( Read

January 5, 2017
AASCU's Makese Motley quoted in Buzzfeed News article "Senators Urge Trump Not to Roll Back Federal Rules on Campus Rape." ( Read

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