For Immediate Release
APSCU Announces Top Priorities for Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act
Washington, D.C. – With members assembled in Washington, DC for their annual Hill Day, the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) announced their priorities for the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA).
"Our priorities are centered on three key goals: affordability and addressing the skills gap; simplification; and accountability and transparency. To address the needs of current and future post secondary students, reauthorization should focus on affordability as it relates to addressing our growing skills gap, a more streamlined and easy to understand financial aid system that continues to support access for all students; and improved transparency that leads to greater accountability," said Sally Stroup, APSCU Executive Vice President of Government Relations and General Counsel. "In the coming weeks and months we will be working with our higher education colleagues and members of Congress to help ensure that these three priorities are a central part of the reauthorization conversation."
APSCU will advocate for initiatives such as: