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  • Community College Daily: Can they find common ground on HEA?

    Julie Peller was on a panel at the Inside Higher Education Leadership Series event, where she discussed challenges Congress may encounter while working toward …

  • Inside Higher Ed: Overhauling Rules for Higher Ed

    Julie Peller was quoted in Inside Higher Ed on the Department of Education’s intention to encourage more innovation in higher education without addressing the …

  • The Chronicle of Higher Education: Cutting Oversight of Accreditation Will Spur Innovation, Education Dept. Says. Critics Say Not So Fast.

    Julie Peller was quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education. She argued that the U.S. Department of Education is raising the right questions during negotiated…

  • Diverse Issues in Higher Education: Experts Tie Student Success to Bridging Education and Workforce

    Champions Network event featured in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.

  • Podcast: Year Ahead in Higher Education

    To a Degree by the Gates Foundation featured Julie Peller on their latest podcast.

  • Podcast: A Voice for Change in Education

    Education Trends by the Mission featured Julie Peller on their latest podcast.

  • Clayton County News: CPE President Aaron Thompson appointed to Champions Network

  • Education Dive: Older Americans don’t know who today’s college students are

    "The general public knows college is expensive and many students must work to afford attendance, but fewer are aware most students live off-campus, are financi…

  • Inside Higher Ed: Oversight Agenda of a Democratic House

    Julie Peller is quoted in an Inside Higher Ed article looking at a potential oversight agenda for a Democratic-controlled House Education and Workforce Committ…

  • The Hill: Congress is playing catch-up with today’s students

    Former Congressman George Miller and executive Director Julie Peller argue that federal policy needs to catch up with changing student needs and pathways

  • 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