2020 Press Releases

Dr. Crystal Newby Appointed as NACAC’s First Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (Dec. 14, 2020)

NACAC Commends Federal Appeals Court Decision Upholding Harvard’s Admission Practices (Nov. 12, 2020)

NACAC, NASFAA Awarded Lumina Grant to Reimagine College Admission, Financial Aid Processes to Enhance Equity (Nov. 9, 2020)

University President and Former Chief Transformation Officer in the Obama Administration Join NACAC Board of Directors (Nov. 9, 2020)

Survey: COVID-19 Upends Data Sources Used in College Recruitment (Oct. 19, 2020)

NACAC Opposes DHS Proposed Rule to Eliminate Duration of Status for International Students in the US (Sept. 25, 2020)

University of Denver Vice Chancellor Todd Rinehart Assumes NACAC Presidency (Sept. 24, 2020)

NACAC Announces 2020 National Award Winners (Sept. 24, 2020)

NACAC CEO Calls for Putting Students First in Higher Ed (Sept. 22, 2020)

NACAC Offers Roadmap to Reimagine Higher Education as a “Public Good” (Sept. 17, 2020)

NACAC, WACAC, and PNACAC Urge Support for Students Affected by Wildfires in the Western US (Sept. 10, 2020)

NACAC Virtual College Fair for Students is on Sept. 13 (Sept. 8, 2020)

NACAC Encourages Public Institutions and Systems to Make Submitting Standardized Admission Test Scores Optional for the 2021–22 Admission Cycle (Aug. 26, 2020)

NACAC Calls for Changes in Standardized Testing Policies (Aug. 18, 2020)

Nearly 400 NACAC-Member Colleges and Universities Affirm Test-Optional Means Test-Optional (Aug. 7, 2020)

NACAC Opposes Latest Effort to Repeal DACA Program (July 30, 2020)

NACAC Launches Inaugural Season of Virtual College Fairs (July 30, 2020)

NACAC Opposes Presidential Memorandum Aimed at Undocumented Immigrants (July 21, 2020)

NACAC Announces All Fall Programming to Go Virtual (July 21, 2020)

NACAC Pleased with Withdrawal of ICE Rule (July 15, 2020)

NACAC Opposes ICE Move to Limit International Students at US Universities (July 7, 2020)

NACAC Expresses Disappointment Over Failure to Override Presidential Veto of Borrower Defense Resolution (June 29, 2020)

NACAC Opposes New US Policies Impacting International Student Enrollment (June 24, 2020)

NACAC Applauds Supreme Court Decision to Uphold DACA Program (June 18, 2020)

New from NACAC: Data Needs of Admission Professionals White Paper (June 15, 2020)

NACAC Opposes Department of Education Decision to Block Aid to Undocumented, International, and Other Students (June 12, 2020)

NACAC Expresses Disappointment Over Presidential Veto of Borrower Defense Resolution (June 2, 2020)

GWI Conference Adopts Virtual Format in Response to Coronavirus Crisis (May 27, 2020)

NACAC Applauds House Passage of HEROES Act (May 16, 2020)

NACAC's College Openings Update (May 5, 2020)

NACAC Announces New CEO (May 4, 2020)

NACAC Statement on Standardized Testing During the COVID-19 Emergency (April 29, 2020)

NACAC Opposes Administration Policies Toward Undocumented Students in New Emergency Relief, Public Health Measures (April 23, 2020)

New from NACAC: Expanded College Admission Status Update Offers More Information for College-Bound Students and Families (April 23, 2020)

NACAC Applauds Passage of Legislation Addressing COVID-19 Pandemic (March 27, 2020)

New NACAC Resource Catalogs Admission-Related Services Provided by Secondary Schools During COVID-19 Emergency (March 23, 2020)

New NACAC Tool Helps Students Navigate College Admission Process Amid Coronavirus Outbreak (March 18, 2020)

NACAC Cancels 2020 National College Fairs Spring Season (March 13, 2020)

NACAC Update: Coronavirus Outbreak (March 9, 2020)

Survey: Colleges Consider Student Character Traits in Admission Decisions (Feb. 12, 2020)

NACAC Opposes President’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget (Feb. 11, 2020)

NACAC, ACT, College Board, and Common App Join International ACAC Presidents to Encourage Support for Those Impacted by the Coronavirus Outbreak (Jan. 31, 2020)

NACAC Supports Passage of Annual Spending Bill (Dec. 19, 2019)

NACAC Comments on Antitrust Complaint and Proposed Consent Decree Filed by the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice (Dec. 12, 2019)

NACAC Applauds Passage of Funding Bill for Minority-Serving Institutions (Dec. 11, 2019)

NACAC Applauds Committee Passage of HEA Reauthorization (Oct. 31, 2019)

Report: High School Performance Matters Most in College Admission Decisions (Oct. 30, 2019)

NACAC and International ACAC Urge Flexibility for Applicants Testing Outside the US (Oct. 23, 2019)

NACAC Urges Support, Flexibility for Students Affected by Disasters, Disruptions (Oct. 23, 2019)

NACAC Supports Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (Oct. 15, 2019)

NACAC Unveils New E-Learning Course on Admission Ethics (Oct. 15, 2019)

NACAC Applauds Court Decision on Harvard Admission Practices (Oct. 2, 2019)

New Data Visualization Project from NACAC Highlights Equity Gaps in School Counseling (Oct. 1, 2019)

NACAC Honors College Admission Leaders for Service to Students and the Profession (Sept. 30, 2019)

Jayne Fonash Assumes NACAC Presidency, Vows Continued Commitment to Ethical Practices in College Admission (Sept. 28, 2019)

NACAC Chooses President-Elect and New Board Members for 2019-20 (Sept. 28, 2019)

NACAC Opposes the Senate's Partial Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (Sept. 27, 2019)

NACAC Announces 2019 Video Essay Contest Winners (Sept. 23, 2019)

NACAC Urges Passage of Funding Bill for Minority-Serving Institutions (Sept. 19, 2019) Donates $25K to the NACAC Imagine Fund (Aug. 8, 2019)

NACAC Opposes Decision to Eliminate Gainful Employment Regulations (July 2, 2019)

New NACAC Research Brief Offers Insights into the Use of Agents in International Student Recruitment (July 1, 2019)

NACAC Selects Committee to Lead Executive Search (June 27, 2019)

NACAC Addresses College Admissions Fairness Act (June 19, 2019)

NACAC Launches College Admissions Decoded Podcast Series (June 18, 2019)

NACAC Applauds Passage of Legislation Intended to Help Undocumented Students (June 5, 2019)

NACAC Applauds Supreme Court Decision to Support Transgender Students (May 28, 2019)

NACAC E-Learning Course on Advising Student-Athletes Now Available (May 20, 2019)

NACAC CEO Joyce E. Smith to Retire in 2020 (May 7, 2019)

NACAC Backs Legislation to Help Undocumented Students (March 26, 2019)

NACAC Supports Legislation Protecting Students and Taxpayers (March 26, 2019)

NACAC Supports New Legislation to Help Undocumented Students (March 21, 2019)

NACAC Urges Recommitment to Integrity in Wake of College Bribery Scandal (March 12, 2019)

NACAC Opposes Trump 2020 Budget Proposal (March 11, 2019)

NACAC Research Finds Counselors Well Informed about Community Colleges, Need Additional Knowledge about Transfer Policies, For-Profit Colleges (Feb. 13, 2019)

NACAC Responds to Federal Commission on School Safety Findings (Dec. 19, 2018)

Admission Groups Act to Help Students Impacted by Catastrophic Weather Events (Dec. 5, 2018)

NACAC Report Sheds Light on College Admission Process (Nov. 9, 2018)

In Time for 2018 Elections, NACAC Survey Shows Student Activism is on the Rise (Nov. 2, 2018)

NACAC Statement Regarding Trump Administration’s Reported Transgender Policy (Oct. 25, 2018)

Stefanie Niles Assumes NACAC Presidency (Oct. 1, 2018)

NACAC Honors College Admission Leaders for Service to Students and the Profession (Oct. 1, 2018)

NACAC Chooses President-Elect and New Board Members for 2018-19 (Sept. 29, 2018)

NACAC Announces 2018 Video Contest Winners (Sept. 20, 2018)

Survey Suggests Secondary and College Admission Counselors Would Benefit from More Financial Aid Training (Sept. 19, 2018)

Survey of Counselors Reveals Strong Opposition to Arming Educators (Sept. 17, 2018)

NACAC Argues Against Rescinding Gainful Employment Regulations (Sept. 13, 2018)

NACAC Responds to Supreme Court Decision on Trump’s Travel Ban (June 26, 2018)

NACAC President Comments on Justice Department Inquiry into
Information Sharing Practices Related to Early Decision Programs (April 9, 2018)

NACAC Urges President Trump, Congress to Take Meaningful Steps to Address Gun Violence in Schools (March 16, 2018)

NACAC Cooperating with DOJ Inquiry (Jan. 10, 2017)

NACAC Assembly Adopts New Code of Ethics and Professional Practices for College Admission Profession (Sept. 18, 2017)

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