- Terry Hartle, one among larger schooling’s most prolific coverage voices, will retire from his senior place on the American Council on Schooling, the sector’s prime foyer, on the finish of the yr.
- Hartle, senior vice chairman for presidency relations and public affairs, has been with ACE for almost three a long time, its president, Ted Mitchell, stated in a message to larger ed associations Tuesday.
- After Hartle steps down and the group names his successor, he’ll function an ACE senior fellow, Mitchell stated. A seek for his alternative will start instantly.
Hartle made the leap to ACE in 1993 after six years as a high-ranking aide with what was then the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Assets, chaired on the time by the late Democratic Sen. Ted Kennedy.
Since then, Hartle devoted greater than 25 years to the lobbying group, coordinating efforts to affect Capitol Hill lawmakers on points starting from federal pupil support to science analysis.
Mitchell referred to Hartle’s larger ed data as encyclopedic and credited him for “ little bit of what constitutes the present Larger Schooling Act,” Congress’ major car for postsecondary schooling coverage.
Hartle extra just lately helped information associations’ efforts to safe federal coronavirus support funding from Congress, which amounted to about $78 billion for establishments and college students.
His tenure “might be longer than Terry might need needed to remain, however as all the time Terry put ACE first and led us by essentially the most tumultuous interval within the fashionable historical past of upper schooling,” Mitchell stated.
Hartle, who’s recurrently quoted in larger schooling commerce publications, earned a doctorate from George Washington College and a grasp’s in public administration from Syracuse College.
He’s a trustee board member of Smith School, a girls’s establishment in Massachusetts.