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Statement from David L. Warren Regarding the RADD Report on Student Unit Record Data

NAICU News Release
March 11, 2014

Support for student privacy is a policy position that the NAICU membership has taken throughout our existence, encompassing support of the Family Educational Rights and Responsibility Act (FERPA)—as well as opposition to the collection of student unit record data. Protection of student privacy was one of the six principles that guided our policy development on the Higher Education Act reauthorization work that began in 2002. So, it is certainly true that the NAICU membership supported a ban on the establishment of a student unit record data system and continues to do so.

Shenandoah University President Tracy Fitzsimmons, Ph.D. Appointed Chair of NAICU Board

News Release
February 6, 2014

Shenandoah University (Winchester, VA) President Tracy Fitzsimmons, Ph.D., has been appointed chair of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU).  Fitzsimmons leads a list of four new board officers and 15 new board directors who assumed their responsibilities on February 5, 2014 at the close of the NAICU 2014 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

 

NAICU Presents U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) with the 2014 Award for Advocacy of Independent Higher Education

News Release
February 4, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) received the 2014 Award for Advocacy of Independent Higher Education today from the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU). 

Legal Volunteers Receive 2014 Paley Award for Service to Independent Higher Education

News Release
February 4, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C.  — The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) Legal Services Review Panel is the recipient of the 2014 Henry Paley Memorial Award, presented today during the Association’s 2014 Annual Meeting. The meeting is being held in Washington, D.C., at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill.

NAICU President David Warren Statement on White House Summit on College Opportunity

News Release
January 16, 2014

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama convened a national summit on enhancing college opportunity for low income students.  More than 140 leaders from public and private colleges and universities, corporations, foundations, non-profit groups attended the event and made organizational commitments to launch or expand new programs designed to meet the President’s goal of increasing college opportunities for disadvantaged students. NAICU President David Warren attended with summit along with more than 60 presidents from private, nonprofit colleges and universities.

Keeping Pell on Track to Help Low-Income Americans Afford College

Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success
December 16, 2013

The Save Pell Coalition, of which CLASP is a member, has released new findings on the current state of the Pell Grant program and the many students who are counting on it. Key takeaways include: Pell grants have already been hit hard and students rely on Pell Grants more than ever. 

Private College Tuition Increases at Lowest Rate in Four Decades

NAICU News Release
October 10, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 10, 2013) — Students and families entering the nation’s private, nonprofit colleges and universities this academic year experienced the lowest tuition and fee rate increases in at least four decades.  According to an annual survey of its members, the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) reports published tuition and fees increased by just 3.6 percent for the 2013-2014 academic year. At the same time, institutional student aid budgets at private colleges increased an average of 6.9 percent for 2013-14.

NAICU President David Warren Comments on the 2012 NACUBO Tuition Discounting Survey

NAICU News Release
May 6, 2013

WASHINGTON – The National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) today released the 2012 edition of the NACUBO Tuition Discounting Survey.  David Warren, president of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, issued the following statement on the report:

NAICU Welcomes New Officers, Members to Board of Directors

NAICU News Release
February 25, 2013

The members of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) have selected four new board officers and 15 new board directors. They assumed their new responsibilities on Feb. 6 at the NAICU 2013 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Kalamazoo College President Eileen B. Wilson-Oyelaran Named Chair of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities

NAICU News Release
February 14, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 14—Dr. Eileen B. Wilson-Oyelaran, president of Kalamazoo College, has been named chair of the board of directors of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) for 2013-14. She assumed her position on Feb. 6, at the NAICU 2013 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

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