Cost Estimate for College Affordability Act

December 13, 2019


Cost Estimate for the College Affordability Act (Congressional Budget Office, December 10, 2019) “The Congressional Budget Office has released a cost estimate for H.R. 4674, the College Affordability Act, a bill to reauthorize the Higher Education Act, as requested by the House Committee on Education and Labor.”

USC’s Presidential Search Will Not Result in Formal Sanctions, School Says (The State, December 10, 2019) “The University of South Carolina will not face formal penalties from its accrediting body after the controversial presidential search this summer, the school said.”

Quality Education, Research Must For Social Uplift: Dr Ishrat Hussain (Academia [Pakistan], December 9, 2019) “The President of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, USA Dr. Judith S Eaton observed that all the partner countries may have different obstacles in terms of quality assurance, so such conferences provide a platform to share experiences mutually.”

ICE and DOJ Defend Creating Fake University in Michigan That Lured Foreign Students (Detroit Free Press/USA Today, December 9, 2019) “Defense attorneys for the students have said they believe they were entrapped and didn't realize the university was fake when they enrolled. The University of Farmington was listed on the website of ICE as a school approved by the U.S. government for students and it was also listed by an accreditation agency as an accredited school, said defense attorneys and an official with the accreditation agency.”

University of Alaska Regents Reject Consolidation Plan (Associated Press, December 5, 2019) “The University of Alaska Board of Regents has rejected a proposal to consolidate the state’s three separately accredited universities into one. State lawmakers last session included language in the operating budget asking regents to consider a plan for a single accredited institution and to prepare a report by Dec. 1.”