New Report, Webinar Explain Role of Trustees in Accreditation Process
April 2, 2018
Experts recommend trustees serve a central role in the process and stay informed about institutional and programmatic accreditation to ensure quality and student success.
Announcing the ACCT Student Trustee Advisory Committee
January 24, 2018
ACCT is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for student trustees to become more closely involved with ACCT. The ACCT Board of Directors recently approved the creation of the S
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.
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