Effective public policy is vital to sustaining a high-quality, affordable and accessible American public higher education system. AASCU serves as a valued resource to its members and stakeholders throughout the nation by providing both federal and state policy research, analysis and advocacy for sound public policy that advances higher education across the United States.
This site contains AASCU’s Public Policy Agenda—an annual summary of the association’s top federal and state higher education policy priorities—as well as continuous updates, resources and publications on policy issues central to maintaining the world’s best quality and most accessible higher education system.
AASCU Federal Policy Actions
June 17, 2013
Coalition letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau regarding student lending practices (Read)
June 7, 2013
AASCU signs on to ACE Amicus Brief on Digital Copyright (Read)
June 4, 2013
Comments to Negotiated Rulemaking Session (Read)
May 16, 2013
Coalition letter to Senate leaders Re: Student Loan Affordability Act (Read)
For more Federal Policy Actions, visit Federal Policy section
AASCU State Policy Actions
June 14, 2013
AASCU EdLines 14 June 2013 (Read)
June 12, 2013
AASCU's Dan Hurley quoted in Associated Press article "College laud, faculty fret over tax-free zones." (Read)
June 10, 2013
AASCU's Dan Hurley quoted in Washington Times story "Remedial Education: College presidents learn they can't hide from scandal in social media age." (Read)
June 7, 2013
AASCU EdLines 7 June 2013 (Read)
May 31, 2013
AASCU EdLines 31 May 2013 (Read)
For more State Policy Actions, visit State Policy section.