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EDUCAUSE Joins Letter Supporting FY2010 Appropriations for HEA Programs
May 21, 2009

EDUCAUSE recently joined other higher education associations in a May 15 letter asking that Congress continue its support for the federal funding of Higher Education Act (HEA) programs. It was d…

HEA: A Huge, Exacting Accountability Bill
August 1, 2008

As Congress finally passes the sweeping college legislation, 5 years late, views on its significance and potential impact vary widely. As Congres…

Recording and Movie Industries Win Out Over Colleges in Higher-Education Bill
July 30, 2008

"In the longstanding battle between the higher-education community and the entertainment industry over how aggressive colleges should be in trying to stop the swapping of music and video…

7 Years, 1,158 Pages ... and Almost Done
July 30, 2008

House-Senate panel reaches agreement on compromise legislation to renew the Higher Education Act, prompting more relief than satisfaction. Hous…

Higher Education Opportunity Act: Understanding Authorization versus Appropriations Funding Levels
January 7, 2009

The Department of Education recently posted a 219-page document summarizing the various provisions included in the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA).  While there are many grant prog…

E08 Podcast: Digging Deep with P2P: Understanding Students' Media Habits
November 19, 2008

This thirteen-minute podcast features a panel update recorded at the EDUCAUSE 2008 Annual Conference. The panel discussion is entitled, " Digging Deep with P2P: Understanding Students'…

House approves MPAA-backed college antipiracy rules
February 7, 2008

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a higher-education funding bill that includes controversial new antipiracy obligations for universities. The 354-58 vote…

Swiftboating Higher Education on P2P
November 15, 2007

"The latest salvo in the entertainment industry’s campaign against illegal downloading of movies and music — aided and abetted by Congress — is wrong, and students shoul…

A Controversial Antipiracy Measure Re-emerges
October 8, 2007

After the most recent republican supported HEA proposal, intended to combat music and movie piracy on campus computer networks, the primary backers members of the Motion Picture Association of Am…

McKeon-Keller Proposed Higher Education Act Bill
October 5, 2007

This is a proposed bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965. This is a proposed bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965. …