Press

  • Executive Director Julie Peller Among National Education, Policy, and Workforce Experts Appointed to Lumina’s Quality Credentials Task Force

  • Hechinger Report: Is college enrollment among older adults increasing? Depends who you ask

    Julie Peller is quoted in a Hechinger Report article looking at trends in adult student enrollment

  • EdSurge: As the Higher Ed Opportunity Act Turns 10, Here’s How the Landscape Has Changed

    Op-ed takes a look back at ten key trends that have impacted the world of higher education since the…

  • Inside Higher Ed: Education Dept.’s Deregulation Push Gets Mixed Reviews

    “Too often, quality and innovation are pitted against each other in the national discourse around higher education policy..."

  • Education Dive: Aim Higher and PROSPER on the table: What’s the takeaway for higher ed leaders?

    "Both pieces of legislation do deal with expanding student aid into short-term programs, competency-based education, both look at the…

  • Campus to Congress: What policymakers can learn from today’s student affairs

    Executive Director Julie Peller and NASPA President Kevin Kruger wrote an op-ed in The Hill urging a revamp of…

  • Fixing accreditation: The third rail of higher education reform

    Emily Bouck writes in The Hill bipartisan leaders are now recognizing the urgency of modernizing our system of quality…

  • DIVERSE: Issues in Higher Education: Higher Ed Policy Forum Encourages Action on Access, Affordability, Accountability

    Julie Peller, executive director of Higher Learning Advocates, a nonprofit organization working to on federal policy that impacts higher…

  • NCAN Blog: Financial Aid Beyond the Traditional Degree: Can it Work?

    "In general, an increased focus on non-traditional educational pathways to meaningful employment is welcome. Institutions of higher education and…

  • The EvoLLLution: Putting Today’s Students Back at the Center of Federal Policies

    "None of this will be easy. Technological, economic and demographic changes are happening at breakneck speed, continuously raising the…

  • Education Dive: What approval of the budget deal really means for higher ed

    "We need to ensure students in economically distressed communities use their federal aid at institutions with the strongest outcomes—not…

  • The Chronicle of Higher Education: Barriers to Starting and Finishing College

    In a new special report on adult learners, The Chronicle of Higher Education featured executive director Julie Peller and board member Teresa…