Press

  • 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…

  • University World News: Republicans seek more transparency in higher education

    “Issues of quality, outcomes and accountability are on the forefront of members’ minds in a way they haven’t been…

  • Education Dive: ‘The sky is falling, stuff is tanking!’

    "...As Julie Peller, executive director of Higher Learning Advocates, pointed out, despite Congress’s best intentions to move away from…

  • EdSurge: What’s In? What’s Out? And What’s Likely? Decoding Higher Ed Act Reauthorization

    "Today’s college student isn’t the same student Virginia Foxx went to school with. And as it turns out, it…

  • Report: Federal HED policy must undergo dramatic shift

    A new policy framework identifies a three-pronged plan to shift the focus of federal policy from higher education to…

  • National Skills Coalition: PROSPER Act moves forward in the House

    The PROSPER Act, in its current form, extends Pell eligibility to short-term programs that are at least 300 clock…