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Joint Statement on The Baccalaureate Degree as Entry-level Preparation for Professional Nursing Practice

December 14, 2017

On behalf of the nation’s 1,108 community colleges and the more than 6,500 elected and appointed governing board trustees, we write to express our strong opposition to the position statement entitled, “The Baccalaureate Degree as Entry-level Prepa

2017-18 ACCT Board of Directors Election Results

October 3, 2017

Washington, D.C. - New officers and members of the ACCT Board of Directors were elected during the 2017 ACCT Leadership Congress in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Tuesday, September 26 and Wednesday, September 27.

ACCT association awardees

2017 ACCT Association Awardees Announced

October 2, 2017

WASHINGTON—The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual Association Awards for community college trustees, equity programs, chief executive officers, faculty members, and professional boa

Statement on October 1, 2017 Shooting in Las Vegas

October 2, 2017

From September 25 – 28, the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) convened its 48th Annual ACCT Leadership Congress in Las Vegas, Nevada. The association’s board, staff and members join the rest of the country in mourning the devastation visited upon the City of Las Vegas last night.

Statement Regarding Unprecedented Hurricane Season

September 19, 2017

A number of community colleges thus far have sustained substantial damages in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Our nation’s community colleges have weathered these storms with admirable resilience, serving as resources for their communities even after enduring great hardships. With a historic third category-five hurricane moving through the Caribbean, ACCT is concerned for those in Maria's path.

ACCT Statement on the Termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program

September 5, 2017

Today, the Trump Administration announced the rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, providing a six-month window to begin winding down the program for the nearly 800,000 affected recipients.

ACCT Urges Trump Administration to Maintain DACA

August 29, 2017

According to recent reports, officials from the Trump Administration have indicated that President Donald J. Trump presently is weighing options relating to the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

2017 Regional ACCT Awards Announced

Outstanding Community College Leaders Receive Regional Awards

July 31, 2017

WASHINGTON - The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual Regional Awards for community college trustees, equity programs, chief executive officers, faculty members, and professional boar

ACCT's 2020 Vision: Two Strategic Goals for Community College Boards

July 13, 2017

In 2016, the ACCT Board of Directors adopted a new vision and a set of new strategic priorities designed to further deepen our impact and to leverage the great momentum of community colleges around student success and completion.

ACCT Statement on Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals Program

June 16, 2017

The Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is of critical importance to thousands of community college students. We welcome that on the fifth anniversary of the creation of DACA that the Department of Homeland Security has issued information indicating that DACA will remain in place for current recipients.

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