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Hegji, Alexandra – Congressional Research Service, 2018
The Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA; P.L. 89-329), as amended, authorizes a broad array of federal student aid programs that assist students and their families with financing the cost of a postsecondary education, as well as programs that provide federal support to postsecondary institutions of higher education (IHEs). Programs authorized by the…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Federal Aid
Office of Postsecondary Education, US Department of Education, 2012
The American Overseas Research Centers Program provides grants to overseas research centers that are consortia of U.S. institutions of higher education to enable the centers to promote postgraduate research, exchanges, and area studies. Eligible applicants are those consortia of U.S. institutions of higher education centers that: (1) Receive more…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Higher Education, Area Studies, Nonprofit Organizations
Office of Postsecondary Education, US Department of Education, 2012
The Institute for International Public Policy program provides a single grant to assist a consortia of institutions of higher education in establishing an institute designed to increase the representation of minorities in international service, including private international voluntary organizations and the Foreign Service of the United States. A…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Minority Group Students
Office of Postsecondary Education, US Department of Education, 2012
The International Research and Studies Program supports surveys, studies, and instructional materials development to improve and strengthen instruction in modern foreign languages, area studies, and other international fields. The purpose of the program is to improve and strengthen instruction in modern foreign languages, area studies and other…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Second Language Learning
Office of Postsecondary Education, US Department of Education, 2012
The Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language Program provides funds to institutions of higher education, a consortia of such institutions, or partnerships between nonprofit organizations and institutions of higher education to plan, develop, and implement programs that strengthen and improve undergraduate instruction in…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Higher Education, Second Languages, Nonprofit Organizations
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Community College Journal, 2009
Lawmakers this year on Capitol Hill will weigh critical issues of importance to the nation's community colleges. The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) will be hard at work to ensure the interests of two-year institutions are well represented. This article takes a brief look…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Higher Education, Federal Aid, National Security
Wasley, Paula – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
Controversial faculty reassignments and resignations in March have left the Middle East Center at the University of Utah in turmoil. The problems come only a year before the university must reapply for the grant from the U.S. Department of Education that supports the center, which is among the oldest such academic units in the country. The…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Foreign Countries, Grants, Educational Policy
Millman, Sierra – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2007
According to a report released by the National Academies' National Research Council, the U.S. Department of Education needs a high-ranking official to oversee its efforts to expand Americans' proficiency in foreign languages and knowledge of international affairs. The report was prepared by a committee convened to review the "adequacy and…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Educational Policy, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
Brecht, Richard D.; Rivers, William P. – 1997
The years since the fall of the Soviet Union have seen dramatic changes in international relations, global economics, global communications, population migration, and international organized crime. A survey of language needs in the federal government identified 43 countries of primary importance, 19 of secondary importance, and 30 languages…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Federal Aid, Federal Government, Federal Legislation
Marcos, Kathleen M., Ed. – 1993
This bibliography is part of a series summarizing the activities carried out under Title VI of the Higher Education Act of 1965. These research and development activities include: surveys of status, needs, and priorities; specialized research and studies; development of instructional and research materials; research in language teaching methods;…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Area Studies, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Design
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1991
This volume presents transcripts of seven hearings held in May, 1991, on the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965. Of the hearings held in the District of Columbia the first focused on the Pell Grant and Stafford Loan programs and featured witnesses from around the country addressing educational finance. The second hearing focused…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Accreditation (Institutions), Black Colleges, College Students
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1985
Hearings on reauthorization of Titles II, VI, VIII, X, and XI of the Higher Education Act are presented. For Title II, the college library programs, Congress seeks acceptable criteria for providing library aid based on need and to determine needs for traineeships and fellowships for professional and paraprofessional librarians. Considerations for…
Descriptors: Area Studies, College Libraries, College Science, College Second Language Programs
Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, Oklahoma City. – 1976
Contents include: (1) an overview of the Oklahoma higher education system, and reports from individual institutions; (2) historical and statistical information on enrollments, degrees, accreditation, student aid, compliance with federal laws (Titles VI-A and VII of the Higher Education Act of 1965), Regents' publications, the Oklahoma College…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Annual Reports, Budgets, Capital Outlay (for Fixed Assets)
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Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1979
Transcripts of the hearing on the reauthorization of Title VI, Studies and Language Development, of the Higher Education Act of 1965 are presented. The history of federal legislation dealing with international education is reviewed including the provisions of Title VI of the National Defense Education Act of 1958, and the International Education…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Educational Quality, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation