CGS Releases Report on Broadening Participation in Graduate Education

On April 23rd, the Council on Graduate Schools (CGS) released its latest report Broadening Participation in Graduate Education at a legislative forum featuring Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) and Congressman Mike Honda (D-CA). CGS Overview: The U.S. system of higher education is arguably the best in the world, but there is a leak in the pipeline…. Read More


Campus Safety Act Passes House

On February 3rd, the House of Representatives passed the Campus Safety Act of 2009 (HR 748) by voice vote. The legislation was sponsored by Congressman Robert C. Scott (D-VA), chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security. The measure has drawn bipartisan support, including that of the subcommittee’s ranking member, Louie… Read More


Nomination Sought for Advisory Panel on Burdensome Regulations within Higher Education Act

A provision in the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), enacted late last year, mandates that an existing federal student aid advisory group begin collecting information on burdensome federal regulations and develop recommendations to improve institutional compliance and reduce duplication and inefficiency. To comply with its new charge, the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance –… Read More