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Veteran Students Study Harder, But Are Less Engaged in Campus Life, Says New ACE Report

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
New report finds student veterans/service members are more likely to be the first in their family to attend college, are older, and are more selective about their campus life and academic activities.

ACE Research Brief Explores Credit for Prior Learning Practices

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
A new ACE research brief finds that many higher education institutions recognize the potential value of extending credit for prior learning experiences.

ACE Publication Explores Dynamics Between Presidents and Their Boards

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
Presidents and chancellors of higher education institutions nationwide must contend with buffeting governance forces that didn't exist a generation ago, according to a new publication released by ACE.

New ACE/Fidelity Investments Award to Highlight Innovative Institutional Transformation

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
ACE has announced the creation of an annual award to recognize institutions that have responded to higher education challenges in innovative and creative ways.

ACE Launches Enhanced Online Toolkit for Institutions Serving Student Veterans

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
The updated Toolkit for Veteran Friendly Institutions features blogs and interactive discussion forums for participating institutions.

ACE, SUNY COIL Center Announce Internationalization Technology Awards

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
ACE and the SUNY Center for Collaborative Online International Learning have created an awards program to recognize the use of technology to enhance institutional internationalization and the global competence of U.S. students.

University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly Named ACE Presidential Advisor for Leadership

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
ACE today named Kevin P. Reilly presidential advisor for leadership. Reilly, currently president of the University of Wisconsin System, will join the Council in January 2014 after nearly nine years in that position.

Louis Soares, Joan Wodiska Named ACE Vice Presidents

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
ACE today announced the appointment of Louis Soares as vice president for policy research and strategy and Joan Wodiska as vice president and chief leadership officer.

ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on City College of San Francisco Accreditation Action

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
“The City College of San Francisco is a historic institution which since 1935 has served the postsecondary needs of hundreds of thousands of Californians. The action by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges is regrettable— and absolutely necessary.

ACE Launches Presidential Innovation Lab

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
Fourteen presidents from diverse institutions to explore the potential of new educational technologies to help address attainment gaps.

ACE Launches National Challenge for Higher Education to Promote Faculty Work-Life Balance

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
The National Challenge for Higher Education: Retaining a 21st Century Workforce campaign asks college and university presidents to promote faculty career flexibility on their campuses.

New ACE Brief Calls for Strategic Diversity Leadership in Higher Education

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
A new ACE brief asserts that campus diversity is no longer just a question of moral and social responsibility but is critical to achieving excellence and competing in the 21st century knowledge economy.

ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on the Retirement of The Ohio State University President Gordon Gee

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
Few leaders in the past 25 years have had such a profound impact on American higher education as E. Gordon Gee. He is an iconic leader, unparalleled in skills and widely respected among presidents, chancellors, policymakers and business leaders at both the state and federal levels.

Report Finds Demographics of College Graduates Do Not Reflect Changes in Overall Student Body

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
A new analysis from ACE finds that individuals who earned their baccalaureate degrees in 2007-08 were not nearly as racially diverse as the overall undergraduate student body.

ACE Brief Examines Scarcity of Asian Pacific Islander American Leaders in Higher Education

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
An examination of the barriers to advancement for Asian Pacific Islander Americans and a call on the higher education community to take immediate steps to ameliorate the situation.

ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on President Obama's FY 2014 Budget

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
As the major coordinating body for all the nation's higher education institutions, ACE welcomes many of the proposals included in the president’s Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request.

ACE Brief Calls for Strategic Leadership on Campus Retirement Transitions

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
Retirement Transitions in Higher Education encourages campus leaders to expand their view of traditional retirement, as professors and presidents seek to move from full-time work on campus to an encore career or find new opportunities for involvement with the institution.

ACE Names 50 Faculty and Administrators to Fellows Program

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
ACE has selected 50 college and university senior faculty and administrators for the 2013-14 class of the ACE Fellows Program. Established in 1965, the ACE Fellows Program—the longest running leadership development program in the United States—focuses on identifying and preparing senior leadership for the nation's colleges and universities.

ACE Names Feldeisen and Young Adult Learners of the Year

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
Bette A. Feldeisen, a plumbing supervisor and honors graduate, and Joshua John Young, a police officer and Army veteran, today were named ACE's 2012 Adult Learners of the Year.

ACE Honors Johnnetta B. Cole With the 2013 Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
ACE named Johnnetta B. Cole, director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art and former president of Spelman College (GA) and Bennett College (NC), the 2013 recipient of the Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award.

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