THE HIGHER ED LOBBY IN WASHINGTON

:

WHAT¶S THAT ALL ABOUT?

By Jeff Vincent Assistant Vice Chancellor for Federal Relations Vanderbilt University The National Press Foundation, New York City October 31, 2006

³5 W¶s´
Who What When Where Why

5 W¶s of Higher Ed Lobby
Who Where Why What hoW

Who
Individual Universities Higher Ed Groups

³The Big Six´
American Council on Education (ACE) American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Association of American Universities (AAU) National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) National Association of State Universities and LandGrant Colleges (NASULGC)

Other DC Higher Ed Groups
ACT (ACT) American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) American Association of University Professors (AAUP) American College Personnel Association (ACPA) American Dental Education Association (ADEA) American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) APPA: The Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers (APPA) Association of Academic Health Centers (AHC) Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)

Other DC Higher Ed Groups - 2
Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) College Board (CB) College Fund/UNCF (UNCF) Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) The Council on Government Relations (COGR) Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) Educational Testing Service (ETS)

Other DC Higher Ed Groups - 3
EDUCAUSE Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) NAFSA: Association of International Educators (NAFSA) National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (NAFEO) National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) University Continuing Education Association (UCEA) Women's College Coalition (WCC)

Who
Individual Universities Higher Ed Groups Research Coalitions & Scientific Societies

Research Coalitions & Scientific Societies
Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF) Coalition for National Security Research (CNSR) Energy Sciences Coalition (ESC) The Science Coalition (TSC) Coalition for Advancing Medical Research (CAMR) American Institute of Physics (AIP), American Chemical Society (ACS), etc.

Who
Individual Universities Higher Ed Groups Research Coalitions & Scientific Societies Higher Ed ± Industry Alliances

Higher Ed ± Industry Alliances
Business ± Higher Education Forum (BHEF) Council on Competitiveness Government ± University ± Industry Research Roundtable (GUIRR) Task Force on Future of American Innovation

Where
Livin¶ Large in Lincoln . . . DC-based Federal Relations Offices

University Offices in D.C.
Carnegie Mellon University California State University System College of William and Mary Cornell University Emory University Florida International University Georgia Institute of Technology Harvard University Iowa State University Louisiana State University System Massachusetts Institute of Technology Michigan State University New York University Ohio State University Princeton University Purdue University Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Texas Tech University System Tuskegee University University of Alaska University of California System University of Central Florida University of Maryland University of Michigan University of Missouri University of North Carolina University of Pennsylvania University of South Carolina University of Southern California The University of Texas System Vanderbilt University Wayne State University University of Washington

Why ± Old School

As Mark Felt said to Bob Woodward . . . Research Dollars Student Aid

Why ± New School
A Seat at the Table . . . Competition ³Embassy´ CONNECTIONS

What
Whack-A-Mole . . . Research Dollars and Policy Student Aid Dollars and Policy Student Life Issues Higher Education Policy Tax Policy Intellectual Property Policy

How
But Do They Have Any Juice? Solid Lobbying Practices Unilateral Issues Shared Issues Executive Branch Congressional Delegations

THE HIGHER ED LOBBY IN WASHINGTON:

THAT¶S WHAT IT¶S ALL ABOUT!

By Jeff Vincent Assistant Vice Chancellor for Federal Relations Vanderbilt University The National Press Foundation, New York City October 31, 2006

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