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NAICU's 2017 Annual Meeting Registration Underway

NAICU Washington Update
November 15, 2016

With a new Administration and a new Congress convening in January, it is important for NAICU members to join together to discuss current and emerging public policy questions.

Department Publishes Pell Tables Early to Accommodate October 1 FAFSA

NAICU Washington Update
October 19, 2016

Due to the earlier availability of the FAFSA, the Department of Education has moved up the release of its Pell payment and disbursement schedules for the 2017-18 award year.

Final Teacher Prep Regulations Maintain Flawed Construct

NAICU Washington Update
October 19, 2016

The Department of Education released its teacher preparation regulations which maintain the flawed construct of rating programs based on federally defined criteria for the purposes of TEACH Grant eligibility.

VA Postpones Publication of Institutional Graduation Rates for Veterans

NAICU Washington Update
October 17, 2016

The Department of Veterans Affairs is suspending the publication of graduation rates of veterans who received benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill as the rates were not accurate indicators of success.

30 NAICU Schools Earn Significant Grants to Prepare Students for the Global Workplace

NAICU Washington Update
October 14, 2016

The Department of Education announced $71 million in new and non-competing continuation grants under the Fulbright-Hays Act.

Student Loan Default Rates Continue Drop

NAICU Washington Update
October 3, 2016

The overall student loan cohort default rate dropped from 11.8 percent to 11.3 percent.

House Subcommittee Re-Examines Endowments and Student Aid

NAICU Washington Update
September 30, 2016

The House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee held its second hearing in less than a year on college and university endowments.

Higher Education Community Offers Response to Proposed State Authorization of Distance Education Regulations

NAICU Washington Update
September 30, 2016

NAICU joined the 5 other presidential higher education associations to jointly submit comments to the Department of Education on the proposed state authorization of distance education regulations.

Congress Avoids Government Shutdown

NAICU Washington Update
September 30, 2016

Congress passed a continuing resolution two days before the end of the fiscal year in order to avoid a government shutdown.

Proposed Regulations on Form 1098-T Reporting Will Have Significant Impact on Colleges

NAICU Washington Update
September 15, 2016

The Internal Revenue Service has proposed changes to the Form 1098-T that will require separate tracking and reporting of information by colleges and universities.

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