December 13, 2016

ED Denies ACICS Appeal and Terminates Recognition of the Accrediting Body

The Department of Education (ED) on Monday took its final step in ending federal recognition of the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), a […]
June 17, 2016

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the Borrower Defense to Repayment Regulations under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended.

Lynn B. Mahaffie, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Planning, and Innovation Delegated the Duties of Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education Subject: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on […]
June 10, 2016

Year-Round Pell

“​Reinstating year-round Pell grants –– a key area for community colleges –– is making some progress in Congress,” Community College Daily reports. “… On Monday, community […]
May 19, 2016

NASFAA Submits FSA Survey Results to Congress

On November 18, 2015, NASFAA President Justin Draeger provided testimony at a joint hearing of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and House Committee […]
February 8, 2016

Education Dept. Adds Requirements for Accreditors

“The U.S. Department of Education [last] week introduced several new requirements for accreditors, adding to the slightly beefed-up new rules it announced in November. The department […]
January 11, 2016

New Proposals for Reauthorization

With the upcoming reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, members of Congress unveil new proposals for the future of higher education on a continuous basis. NASFAA’s […]