News & Publications - Advocacy
Casting Light on the Reauthorization of the HEA
What CCCU institutions should watch for in the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act.
APRIL 30, 2019
CCCU Participates in Second Chance Month
National effort promotes increasing access to education for incarcerated individuals.
APRIL 2, 2019
Equality Act Fails to Provide Essential Religious Freedom Protections
Proposed laws would threaten faith-based higher education.
MARCH 13, 2019
Speaker Pelosi and Secretary DeVos Announced as Speakers for 2019 Presidents Conference
Annual conference brings 100 Christian college & university presidents to D.C.
JANUARY 28, 2019
CCCU Urges Repeal of Tax on Nonprofits
Problematic tax will undermine civil sector.
DECEMBER 7, 2018
Too Fast, Too Curious
The little-noticed, strange, and harmful tax on parking lots.
NOVEMBER 16, 2018
CCCU Comments on Education Department Rule-Making Topics
Process will help ensure faith-based higher ed is protected.
SEPTEMBER 17, 2018
CCCU Disappointed in Ruling on Trinity Western University Case
Canadian Supreme Court’s decision allows denial of accreditation and licensure for its law school.
JUNE 15, 2018
CCCU Welcomes Supreme Court Decision in Masterpiece
7-2 decision affirms that government must respect religion.
JUNE 5, 2018
CCCU Supports Second Chances Through Prison Reform
Increasing access to education will give incarcerated individuals a path toward success.
MAY 22, 2018
CCCU Partners to Promote Second Chance Month
Effort led by Prison Fellowship seeks to reduce barriers for formerly incarcerated Americans.
APRIL 9, 2018
Our Commitment to Pluralism Should Not Waver
It is important to ensure that the marketplace of ideas remains open to all.
APRIL 6, 2018
Unlocking a Brighter Future
Christian higher education can transform the lives of millions of Americans with a criminal past.
FEBRUARY 6, 2018
CCCU Urges Congress to Protect Dreamers Now
The CCCU urges Congress to pass a legislative solution for DACA recipients without further delay.
JANUARY 19, 2018
CCCU President Affirms Value of Criticized Countries
Shirley V. Hoogstra responds to disparaging remarks about Haiti, El Salvador, & countries in Africa.
JANUARY 12, 2018
CCCU Works to Reduce Harms of Tax Bill
In the final stretch, CCCU details negative impact of tax legislation on Christian higher education.
DECEMBER 5, 2017
From Capitol Hill: The Witness of Our Word
How should we communicate in an age of so much noise?
NOVEMBER 28, 2017
New Tax Bill Will Make College More Expensive
Several provisions important to affordability are threatened to be eliminated.
NOVEMBER 6, 2017
CCCU Supports Equal Disaster Relief Treatment
Proposed bill would ensure equal opportunity for religious and secular institutions.
OCTOBER 26, 2017
Protect Dreamers Higher Education Theme Week
Since DACA was rescinded, CCCU institutions have been working to support their students.
OCTOBER 16, 2017
CCCU Praises Protections for Religious Conscience
New interim rules reflect government's responsibility to protect religious freedom.
OCTOBER 10, 2017
CCCU Praises Legislative Efforts to Help DREAMers
CCCU advocates for policies that recognize the dignity with which God has endowed all people.
OCTOBER 5, 2017
CCCU Welcomes DOE’s Review of Title IX
CCCU will engage Department during comment period to ensure our campuses are heard.
SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
Statement by CCCU President on End of DACA
Congress must act now to protect those most impacted by this decision.
SEPTEMBER 5, 2017
CCCU Writes President in Support of Dreamers
Letter asks Trump administration to support undocumented students as it seeks immigration reform.
AUGUST 29, 2017
CCCU Supports New Efforts to Pass DREAM Act
Bipartisan bill would offer legal solution for many undocumented students.
JULY 24, 2017
CCCU Advocates for Members on Capitol Hill
CCCU leaders presented important perspective for lawmakers making federal policies.
JULY 21, 2017
Supreme Court Strikes Down Religious Discrimination
The Supreme Court affirmed the contributions that religious organizations make to our society.
JUNE 27, 2017
Statement on Executive Order on Religious Liberty
The CCCU commends affirmation of religious liberty and encourages steps for long-term protection.
MAY 5, 2017
CCCU Sends Letter in Support of BRIDGE Act
The CCCU reaffirms its support of undocumented students by sending letter in support of BRIDGE.
JANUARY 17, 2017