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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 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
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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
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
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