2014 Outreach to Congress and Administration

November 17, 2014
Coalition statement re: Copyright Issues in Higher Education for the Visually Impaired (Read

September 17, 2014
AASCU Letter to Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) endorsing the Fast Track to College Act (Read

September 15, 2014
Coalition comments to the Federal Communications Commission (Read

September 12, 2014
AASCU testimony on the Obama Administration's Postsecondary Institutions Ratings System (PIRS) (Read)

September 5, 2014
AASCU Letter to Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) on sexual assault prevention legislation (Read

September 5, 2014
Coalition Letter to Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) on sexual assault prevention legislation (Read

August 29, 2014

Coalition Letter to Senator Harkin re: Higher Education Act Reauthorization (Read

August 29, 2014
AASCU letter to Senator Harkin re: Higher Education Act (Read

August 29, 2014
Higher Education Task Force on Teacher Preparation letter to Sen. Tom Harkin (Read

August 11, 2014
Coalition letter to Sens. Harkin (D-IA) and Durbin (D-IL) on international education (Read

July 18, 2014
Coalition comments to the FCC re: Net Neutrality (Read

July 17, 2014
Coalition letter expressing concerns about the Student and Family Tax Simplification Act (Read

July 16, 2014
Coalition letter re: Extension of IRA Charitable Rollover (Read) (Legislation)

July 10, 2014
Coalition statement on Net Neutrality (Read

July 9, 2014
Coalition letter to House Education Chairman John Kline (R-MN) re: Higher Education Act bills (Read

June 24, 2014
Coalition Testimony on Higher Education and the Tax Code (Read)

June 20, 2014
AASCU letter to Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) on the Higher Education Act (HEA) reauthorization (Read)

June 9, 2014
Coalition letter in support of Sen. Warren student loan proposal (Read

May 27, 2014
TICAS Coalition comments on proposed Gainful Employment Regulations (Read)

May 27, 2014
Coalition comments on proposed Gainful Employment Regulations (Read)

May 27, 2014
AASCU comments on proposed Gainful Employment Regulations (Read)

April 29, 2014
Coalition letter to Rep. Bishop (D-NY) expressing support for the Protecting Students from Automatic Default Act of 2014 (Read

April 28, 2014
Letter to Sen. Sanders (I-VT) regarding dual enrollment legislation (Read

April 8, 2014
Student Aid Alliance letter opposing FY15 Budget Resolution (Read

April 4, 2014
Letter to Rep. Camp re: Higher Education Provisions in Tax Reform Act of 2014 Discussion Draft (Read)  

March 28, 2014
Coalition letter to House Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committee Leaders re: Extension of Expired Higher Education Tax Incentives (Read

February 28, 2014
Coalition letter to White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault (Read

February 27, 2014
Coalition letter to the IRS (Read
February 18, 2014
Coalition letter to House and Senate Appropriations Chairs re: 2015 Budget (Read
February 12, 2014
Coalition letter to U.S. House Speaker John Boehner and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor on immigration reform (Read
February 4, 2014
Coalition letter to President Obama Re: Gainful Employment (Read
January 16, 2014
AASCU's position on the Obama Administration's Proposed Postsecondary Institutions Ratings System (Read)
December 20, 2013
Coalition letter to Sec. Duncan re: Sallie Mae (Read)
December 19, 2013
Student Aid Alliance letter to House and Senate Appropriations Committee leaders (Read)
December 17, 2013
Coalition letter to Senate on Budget Agreement (Read)
December 16, 2013
Coalition letter on ESEA Flexibility Renewal Guidance (Read)
December 12, 2013
Letter from New Jersey Senior Colleges and Universities to Sec. Duncan re: college rating system (Read)
December 12, 2013
Coalition letter to House in support of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 (Read)
October 30, 2013
Student Aid Alliance Letter to FY 2014 House and Senate budget conference chairs re: federal student aid (Read)
October 7, 2013
Coalition letter to Rep. Schwartz (D-PA) endorsing the College Affordability Act of 2013 (Read)
September 5, 2013
AASCU signs on to amicus brief in Schuette vs. Coalition (Read)
August 2, 2013
Coalition letter to House Education Committee and Higher Education Subcommittee Leaders re: Higher Education Act Reauthorization (Read
July 29, 2013
Coalition letter to National Student Loan Data System Director regarding proposed revisions in the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) system of records (Read)
July 29, 2013
Coalition letter to House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on immigration reform (Read)
June 26, 2013
Coalition letter to Senate re: Immigration Legislation (Read)
June 4, 2013
Comments to Negotiated Rulemaking Session (Read)
May 16, 2013
Coalition letter to Senate leaders Re: Student Loan Affordability Act (Read)

May 15, 2013
Coalition letter to Rep. John Kline (R-MN) and Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) on the "Smarter Solutions for Students Act" (Read)

May 15, 2013
Testimony of AASCU President Dr. Muriel Howard on bills drafted "GI Bill Tuition Fairness Act of 2013" and "Veterans Education Equity Act of 2013" (Read


April 30, 2013
Coalition letter to Rep. Doggett (D-TX) endorsing the American Opportunity Tax Credit of 2013 (Read)

April 22, 2013
Letters to Sen. Landrieu and Rep. Sessions re: Collegiate Housing (Read-Sen. Landrieu) (Read-Rep. Sessions)

April 16, 2013
Committee for Education Funding letter to House and Senate Appropriations Committee chairs (Read)

April 15, 2013
Comments to the House Ways and Means Committee Tax Reform Working Group on Education and Family Benefits (Read)

April 15, 2013
Comments to the House Ways and Means Committee Tax Reform Working Group on Charitable/Exempt Organizations (Read)

April 12, 2013
Joint Statement for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means Debt, Equity, and Capital Group (Read)

April 11, 2013
AASCU Senior Fellow Susan Aldridge Testimony before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee (Read)

April 11, 2013
Coalition letter to Rep. Rangel on Student Loan Interest Deduction (Read)


March 2013

Coalition letter to Senate re: Budget Resolution (Read)

Coalition letter to House re: Budget Resolutions (Read)

Coalition letter to IRS re: Shared Responsibility for Employers Regarding Health Coverage (Read)

Coalition Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel re: Military Tuition Assistance program (Read)


February 2013

ASAE Testimony on Federal Travel and Conference Restrictions (Read)

Joint Letter from AASCU and APLU regarding the College Scorecard (Read)

Joint letter to Sen. Durbin and Rep. Cohen supporting Private Student Loan Bankruptcy Fairness Act of 2013 (Read Letter to Durbin) (Read letter to Cohen)    
January 2013

Letter to Rep. G.K Butterfield regarding Veterans Educational Equity Act of 2013 (Read)

Letter from Higher Education Presidential Associations to Sec. Duncan regarding international education (Read)

Coalition letter to VP Biden regarding guns on campus (Read)  

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