Sunday Mid-day Learning Opps

Washington Update: Advocating for Higher Education in a Changing Political Landscape

  • Sunday, July 30
  • 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM
  • Minneapolis Conv Ctr
  • 102C
  • SK


Liz Clark

Senior Director, Federal Affairs


Washington, District of Columbia

Megan Schneider

Assistant Director, Federal Affairs


Washington, District of Columbia


With President Trump in the White House and the GOP in control of the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives, what does this mean for the higher education landscape in the months and years ahead? NACUBO staff members will offer observations and analysis of major legislative and regulatory changes, exploring both challenges and opportunities ahead for colleges and universities. Learn what impact federal lawmakers could have on your campus and how you can be an advocate for higher education in your own community.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain insight into new legislation and Congressional actions that impact colleges and universities.
  • Understand regulatory changes that will impact campuses in the coming months.
  • Assess the possible effects of federal budget.
  • Explore the role of the business officer as a public advocate for higher education.