topSkip to main content

Menu, Secondary

Menu Trigger


AAU, Associations Send Comments on the Creation of IPEDS for Finance Survey Component Working Group

AAU joined ACE and 4 other higher education associations in a letter commenting on the creation of an Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Finance survey component working group. The letter urges increased data transparency and for the Department of Education to consider the “different accounting principles for public, private nonprofit and for-profit institutions.” As the letter notes, “a diverse working group is the best way to ensure that resulting proposals consider necessary tradeoffs between maintaining the historical data trend, minimizing reporting burden, creating policy relevant data, and creating comparable measures across institutional types.”

Download the PDF