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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...

Executive Director Update - June 22, 2017

Posted on June 22 2017by Mike Reilly

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 ...

Executive Director Update - June 8, 2017

Posted on June 8 2017by Michael Reilly

Yesterday, AACRAO released the report from the Transcript Disciplinary Notations Work Group. The association established the Work Group in April 2016 in response to growing interest from AACRA...

Executive Director Update - June 1, 2017

Posted on June 1 2017by Michael Reilly

In late March, AACRAO and representatives from other organizations met with Federal Student Aid staff at the Education Department to discuss the nearly 1,000 institutions who are out of compliance ...

Executive Director Update - May 25, 2017

Posted on May 24 2017by Michael Reilly

The Trump administration on Tuesday released its fiscal year 2018 budget request. The finalized version hews closely to the president's skinny budget unveiled in March, proposing deep cuts...

Executive Director Update - May 4, 2017

Posted on May 3 2017by Michael Reilly

As we close out this week, AACRAO is pleased that Congress has reached an agreement to fund the federal government through the end of the 2017 fiscal year with a 1665 page omnibus package. We ...

Executive Director Update - March 23, 2017

Posted on March 23 2017by Michael Reilly

Last week, President Trump released his budget which proposes $54 billion in cuts in discretionary spending across the federal government. More specifically, the budget proposal call...

Executive Director Update - March 2, 2017

Posted on March 2 2017by Michael Reilly

The Trump Administration clearly missed an opportunity to provide leadership on an important issue facing our country when it decided to rescind the Department of Education's guidance aimed at ...