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Higher Education Policy Brief released at annual TRACS Conference

Director Roy Atwood at the Founders Institute's table at the TRACS Conference 2015 in Dallas, TX.
Director Roy Atwood at the Founders Institute’s table at the TRACS Conference 2015 in Dallas, TX.

The Founders Institute participated in the 2015 TRACS convention in Dallas, TX, released its new public policy brief on higher education, Top Issues to Watch Heading into 2016, for college and university administrators attending the annual accreditation meeting. Dr. Roy Atwood, the Institute’s director and a Morthland College professor, represented the Institute at the conference.

Dr. Tim Morthland, one of the Institute’s Research Fellow, and president , as well as  Executive Vice President Emily Hayes and Registrar Beverlee Atwood from Morthland College also attended the TRACS conference.

The brief highlighted four key issues facing private higher education institutions to watch heading into the new calendar year and the next presidential election cycle. They included:

  • Post-Obergefell Fallout
  • Accreditation
  • HHS Abortifacient Mandate, and
  • Free Junior College & Dual Credit

Access to that policy brief, Top Issues to Watch Heading into 2016, is available to Leaders Roundtable Members and supporting and sustaining members who login at Reports on this website. To join, go to the Membership page and sign up for immediate access!

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