National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities

Type: Organization
Name: National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Levin Floor Statement on GOP Higher Education Tax Benefits Bill

Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI) today made the following floor statement in opposition to H.R. 3393, the GOP Higher Education Tax Benefits Bill:What Republicans are trying to do here is to soften their image. But they can't ... [Published Noodls - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

House Passes Student Tax Credit Simplification Bill

The House approved legislation to consolidate four different tax incentives for higher education into a single tax credit.Diane BlackThe bill, known as the Student and Family Tax Simplification Act, would consolidate the Hope Credit, the American Opportunity ... [Published Accounting Today - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Are private institutions truly independent?

Scott D. Miller is President and M.M. Cochran Professor of Leadership Studies at Bethany College.“No, it’s been going on for about 23 years,” I answered — the amount of time I’ve served as a college president.To the normal rewards and expected burdens ... [Published State Journal - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Tensions at Mary Baldwin College signal competing understandings of liberal education

In March 2013, when the Faculty Senate at Mary Baldwin College met with the college’s president, tensions were running high. Professors at the private women’s college in Staunton, Va. had not received raises in six years. And a mandate from the Board ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

There Is a Fast Track Through College

Like many friends from her graduating class, Daranie Ounchaidee attended a community college not far from their Indianapolis high school. In the corridors, the classmates often stopped to commiserate about the twists, turns, and missteps they had already ... [Published TIME.com - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

"Death Spiral" - Harvard Professor Predicts Up To Half Of US Universirites May Fail In 15 Years

Soaring student debt, competition from online programs and poor job prospects for graduates are shrinking the applicant pools for many universities and, as Bloomberg reports , the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities warns ... [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Gates Foundation Lobbies for Feds to Collect Data on College Graduates' Lives

A study released by the Gates Foundation is promoting a system that would track the careers of college graduates long after they receive their degrees, attacking the National Association for Independent Colleges and Universities for promoting laws ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 21 2014]

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"However, as we discussed in our attached letter of April 4, 2014 to Ways and MeansMeans Committee members, there are a number of other changes in the legislation which cause us great concern."
...Low-income and middle-income graduate students would lose out," he said. "In 2013, the Lifetime Learning Credit, which this bill eliminates, served nearly two million students with incomes at or below $75,000, including 1 million with an income of $40,000 or less.”"
...In a recent shift in practice, new faculty hired in the residential college will be expected to teach "across the college -- some courses in a hybrid format, some courses in the graduate programs" Fox said
...” Upon explaining how the system would work – "For example, educational data could be connected to earnings data from the Social Security Administration and de-identified to provide files to the Department of Education, aggregated by program or institution, that exclude students’ names, Social Security numbers, and other identifying information" – the concerns are clear

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Levin Floor Statement on GOP Higher Education T... [Published Noodls - Jul 25 2014]
House Passes Student Tax Credit Simplification ... [Published Accounting Today - Jul 24 2014]
Are private institutions truly independent? [Published State Journal - Jul 23 2014]
Tensions at Mary Baldwin College signal competi... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Jul 21 2014]
There Is a Fast Track Through College [Published TIME.com - Jun 18 2014]
"Death Spiral" - Harvard Professor Predicts Up ... [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 15 2014]
Gates Foundation Lobbies for Feds to Collect Da... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 21 2014]
Raymond D. Cotton to Present at National Associ... [Published EON Communications - Jan 30 2014]
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There Is a Fast Track Through College [Published TIME.com - Jun 18 2014]
Like many friends from her graduating class, Daranie Ounchaidee attended a community college not far from their Indianapolis high school. In the corridors, the classmates often stopped to commiserate about the twists, turns, and missteps they had already ...
"Death Spiral" - Harvard Professor Predicts Up ... [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 15 2014]
Soaring student debt, competition from online programs and poor job prospects for graduates are shrinking the applicant pools for many universities and, as Bloomberg reports , the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities warns ...
Gates Foundation Lobbies for Feds to Collect Da... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 21 2014]
A study released by the Gates Foundation is promoting a system that would track the careers of college graduates long after they receive their degrees, attacking the National Association for Independent Colleges and Universities for promoting laws ...
Raymond D. Cotton to Present at National Associ... [Published EON Communications - Jan 30 2014]
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Raymond D. Cotton, VP of Higher Education of ML Strategies and a Member of Mintz Levin, will present at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities. ...
Raymond D. Cotton to Present at National Associ... [Published EON Manufacturing - Jan 30 2014]
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Raymond D. Cotton, VP of Higher Education of ML Strategies and a Member of Mintz Levin, will present at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities. ...
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