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Allegheny College President James H. Mullen, Jr. Elected Board Chair of ACE

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
James H. Mullen, Jr., president of Allegheny College (PA), was elected chair of the ACE Board of Directors at ACE's 96th Annual Meeting in San Diego.

Hrabowski Receives 2014 ACE Council of Fellows/Fidelity Investments Mentor Award

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, president of The University of Maryland, Baltimore County, was presented with the 2014 Council of Fellows/Fidelity Investments Mentor Award during the opening plenary of ACE's 96th Annual Meeting.

Arizona State University Receives ACE/Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional Transformation

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
The new yearly award was presented at ACE’s 96th Annual Meeting and accepted by ASU President Michael M. Crow on behalf of his institution.

ACE Names Hammann 2013 Adult Learner of the Year

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
Chris Hammann, an employee and student at Northern Kentucky University, will be presented with the award at ACE’s 2014 Annual Meeting.

Adult Education Is a “Team Sport:” ACE Analysis of OECD Report Calls for New Approaches

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
A new issue brief from ACE examines the results of a November 2013 report on adult learning from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman to Be Given ACE Lifetime Achievement Award

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
ACE will present University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman with the ACE Lifetime Achievement Award at the Council’s 96th Annual Meeting next month in San Diego.

Daniel T. Madzelan Named ACE Associate Vice President for Government Relations

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
ACE today announced the appointment of Daniel T. Madzelan as associate vice president for government relations. In his role, Madzelan will help advance ACE’s advocacy on behalf of the higher education community, particularly the array of federal policies and issues critical to the missions of American colleges and universities and the students they serve.

Change and Innovation Lab to Focus on First-generation and Nontraditional Student Attainment

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
ACE's Change and Innovation Lab will help colleges and universities implement initiatives to increase the number of first-generation and nontraditional students who gain a college degree.

ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on Launch of 2014 GED Program

American Council on Education - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
This new, comprehensive GED program is a critical step forward in ACE's efforts to expand the pipeline of learners who are prepared for college-level work.

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.

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