David Baime

David Baime

Senior Vice President, Government Relations and Research, American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)

David Baime serves as senior vice president for government relations and policy analysis for the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). In this role, he directs the national advocacy efforts for the nation’s close to 1,200 community colleges and their students. Prior to joining AACC, he served as director of education funding for the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities. He has also worked as assistant director of government relations for the Association of American Medical Colleges.

Baime has made a number of radio, television, and Web appearances, including on CNN, MSNBC, C-SPAN, and National Public Radio, and is frequently quoted in The Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed, and other education publications.

Baime holds a bachelor’s degree from Haverford College and a master’s degree in economics from the London School of Economics.

General Session and Keynote Presentation III – Congress and the Colleges: An Update From Washington, D.C.

Ballroom A

Do you know about the most current community college-specific legislation and regulations currently being discussed in Washington, D.C.? This up-to-the-minute overview will provide you with an insider’s view of federal higher education legislation and policies, giving you insights that will help you better prepare your college to respond to federal initiatives, understand the compliance and […]