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ACE Leadership to Transform Its Suite of Leadership Development Programs

13 hours 50 min ago
As part of revamping the Council's strategic priorities during its centennial year, ACE Leadership will transform its current suite of leadership development programs into a series of regional summits and a robust peer-to-peer online platform.

ACE Unveils Alternative Credit Project Course Pool

13 hours 50 min ago
ACE today announced the pool of courses selected as part of ACE's Alternative Credit Project,™ a groundbreaking initiative to boost the ability of millions of nontraditional learners to gain a college degree.

ACE Supports Legislation Promoting Equal Access to Education for Students with Disabilities

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 02:30
​ACE believes that equal access to higher education for students with disabilities is a critical issue, and strongly supports the Accessible Instructional Materials in Higher Education (AIM HE) Act.

ACE Study Illuminates Opportunities, Challenges of International Joint and Dual Degree Programs

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 02:30
New study looks at international joint and dual degree programs and their role in helping U.S. colleges and universities establish ongoing, multi-dimensional global partnerships.

ACE Survey Finds College Presidents Striving to Balance Free Speech With Inclusive Practices

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
Most presidents are concerned about protecting free speech and promoting inclusion, yet they also believe it is important to allow students to be exposed to all types of speech even if they may find it offensive or biased, according to a new ACE survey.

Geography Shapes Equity and Opportunity in Higher Education, Paper Finds

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
Education Deserts: The Continued Significance of “Place” in the Twenty-First Century is the first paper in Viewpoints, a new series by ACE’s Center for Policy Research and Strategy.

ACE Presidential Innovation Lab Papers Explore Higher Education Business Model Challenges, Changing Faculty Roles

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
Effort examines potential of new education innovations to boost national college attainment rate.

ACE Names 31 Faculty and Administrators to Fellows Program

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
ACE has selected 31 emerging college and university leaders for the 2014-15 class of the ACE Fellows Program

ACE, SUNY COIL Announce Second Round of Internationalization Technology Awards

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
ACE and the State University of New York Collaborative Online International Learning (SUNY COIL) Center today announced the winners of an inaugural internationalization online learning award.

New ACE Analysis Scrutinizes Impacts of College Ranking Systems

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
A new ACE issue brief finds that college rankings often have detrimental effects on institutions and that students—particularly low-income students—do not use them when choosing among their higher education options.

ACE Honors Charlene M. Dukes With the 2014 Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
Charlene M. Dukes, president of Prince George’s Community College (MD), is the 2014 recipient the award named in honor of Reginald Wilson, senior scholar emeritus at ACE and former director of the Council's Office of Minority Concerns.

ACE, SUNY Award Leaders in Internationalization Through Technology

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
ACE and The State University of New York, through its Center for Collaborative Online International Learning, today announced the winners of the first-ever Leaders in Internationalization Through Technology Awards.

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

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

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

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

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.

Governors State University President Elaine P. Maimon to Receive Donna Shavlik Award at ACE’s 96th Annual Meeting

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 02:30
University of Alabama’s Graduate Parent Support Program also to be recognized.

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

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

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

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.