News Releases

  • Executive Director Julie Peller and Higher Learning Advocates’ Board Members Urge Congress to Support Students’ Immediate Needs

    WASHINGTON (November 30, 2020) — Executive Director Julie Peller and Higher Learning Advocates' Board of Directors wrote to Congress…

  • Higher Learning Advocates & Twenty-Seven Partner Organizations Call to Prioritize Higher Education in the Biden Administration

    WASHINGTON (November 23, 2020) — Twenty-eight organizations came together today to urge President-Elect Biden and his transition team to…

  • Higher Learning Advocates’ Statement Regarding the 2020 Elections

    WASHINGTON (November 9, 2020) — This morning, Julie Peller, Executive Director of Higher Learning Advocates, made the following statement…

  • Higher Learning Advocates & Forty-Six Partner Organizations Urge Congress to Support Student Parents

    WASHINGTON (September 18, 2020) — Forty-seven organizations came together today to urge Congress to provide more supports for student…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Applauds the Introduction of the Emergency Grant Aid for College Students Act

    WASHINGTON (August 10, 2020) — Julie Peller, executive director of Higher Learning Advocates, made the following statement to express…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Urges Congress to Prioritize Today’s Students in Final Coronavirus Package

    WASHINGTON (July 28, 2020) — Yesterday, Senate Republicans released their coronavirus relief plan, the HEALS Act, which is aimed…

  • Confronting Racial Inequalities in Higher Education 

    Together, our hearts are heavy. And, together we must take action. The protests across the country are not only…

  • Higher Learning Advocates’ Statement on Racial Injustice

    Higher Learning Advocates stands with Black Americans in the wake of the wrongful killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor,…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Urges Congress to Support the Supporting Connectivity for Higher Education Students in Need Act

    WASHINGTON (May 13, 2020) — Julie Peller, Executive Director of Higher Learning Advocates, made the following statement to express…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Submits Comment on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) Related to Distance Education and Innovation

    Higher Learning Advocates submitted a comment on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) related to distance education and innovation…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Submits Comment on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the Open Textbooks Pilot Program

    Higher Learning Advocates submitted a comment on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the Open Textbooks Pilot proposed…

  • Higher Learning Advocates & Fifty-Two Partner Organizations Urge Congress to Increase Broadband Access for Today’s Students in College

    WASHINGTON (April 24, 2020) — Fifty-three organizations came together today to urge Congress to better support students who are…