While some higher education regulations are well intentioned and implemented for valid accountability purposes, many of these higher education regulations are not consistent across federal agencies, and/or are inappropriately applied to universities or are out of proportion to the true risks associated with the regulated activity. AAU supports the report issued by the Task Force on Federal Regulation of Higher Education, led by Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nick Zeppos and then-Chancellor Brit Kirwan of the University of Maryland System, and is working with policymakers to implement the report recommendations.
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AAU, Associations Submit Comments on OMB’s RFI on Race & Ethnicity Statistical Standards for Data Collection
AAU joined the American Council on Education (ACE) and 15 other higher education associations in a comment letter to the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) request for information (RFI) on the proposed changes to the collection of the “statistical standards used to collect data on race and e