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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 ...

Executive Director Update - April 28, 2016

Posted on April 28 2016by Michael Reilly

The national spotlight was cast on the state of North Carolina last month when Governor Pat McCrory signed House Bill 2 into law, effectively banning local governments from passing anti-discriminat...

Executive Director Update - February 18, 2016

Posted on February 18 2016by Michael Reilly

After nearly 50 years of renting office space in the National Center for Higher Education at One Dupont Circle in Washington, DC, the AACRAO Board of Directors has begun to explore the possibility ...

Executive Director Update - November 12, 2015

Posted on November 12 2015by Michael Reilly

Last year, the U.S. Department of Education released new NSLDS reporting guidelines related to the 150% subsidized Direct Loan eligibility. After lengthy discussions with the Department a...