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AICUM Statement on U.S. Department of Education on the Department’s proposed changes to Title IX

(Boston, MA) – January 23, 2019 – The Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts (AICUM) today submitted written comments to the U.S. Department of Education on the Department’s proposed changes to regulations implementing Title IX of the Education

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AICUM Recognizes Massachusetts Senate President Emerita Harriette Chandler at Annual Dinner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Media Contact: Cayenne Isaksen (617) 646 1028 cisaksen@oneillandassoc.com   AICUM Recognizes Massachusetts Senate President Emerita Harriette Chandler at Annual Dinner   (Boston, MA) – December 6, 2018 – At its 14th Annual Dinner, the Association of Independent

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Massachusetts remains a destination for international students

November 14, 2018     By Richard Doherty, AICUM President     Given the recent political discourse out of the Trump administration, it should come as no surprise that the number of international students coming to the United States for

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Efforts to increase college student voting participation rates

October 30, 2018     By Richard Doherty, AICUM President     As America heads to the voting booth next week, the eyes of many candidates, pollsters and pundits will be on the turnout rates of young voters, particularly college

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AICUM Featured on WGBH’s Greater Boston

AICUM President Richard Doherty joined Emerson College President Lee Pelton on WGBH’s Greater Boston, hosted by Jim Braude, recently to discuss the impact of the GOP tax proposals on higher education institutions and the students they serve. Check out the

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Statement from the Board of Directors, Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts, on the Recent Executive Order Concerning Immigration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 30, 2017   Statement from the Board of Directors, Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts, on the Recent Executive Order Concerning Immigration   As leaders of the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in

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AICUM Recognizes Governor Baker and State Senator Donoghue for Leadership on New College Savings Incentive

At its 12th Annual Dinner, the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts (AICUM) celebrated the Commonwealth’s new 529 College Savings Plan incentive for families which was passed by the Legislature this past summer. Governor Charlie Baker received AICUM’s

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STATEMENT: AICUM Applauds Passage of Economic Development Legislation that Includes Key College Savings Incentive

  The Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts (AICUM) applauds Sunday’s passage of an economic development bill that includes the creation of a tax deduction for a key college savings program. A provision in the bill creates a

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Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts (AICUM) Applauds Economic Development Legislation for Inclusion of Key College Savings Provision

An economic development bill released by the Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies today includes a measure to incentivize families to save for college.   The bill is the Committee’s redraft of an economic development bill filed by

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AICUM Featured on NECN’s DC Dialogue

AICUM President Richard Doherty joined NECN’s DC Dialogue hosts Eileen Curran and New England Council President Jim Brett last week to discuss college affordability and the economic impact of commencement season.  Among the topics discussed, Rich provided comment on the

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