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ACE Report Underscores Need for Comprehensive Leadership Development

3 hours 56 min ago
The report, “Looking Back and Looking Forward: A Review of the ACE Fellows Program,” shares select findings from a comprehensive review of the Council’s signature leadership development program.

ACE Names Illinois Resident Mario Sankis 2015 Student of the Year

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 03:02
​Mario Sankis, of Round Lake Beach, IL, will be presented with ACE's Student of the Year Award at ACE2016 during the March 14 morning plenary session.

Fifteen More Institutions Join ACE’s Alternative Credit Consortium

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 03:02
The selected institutions have demonstrated a strong commitment to access and attainment, particularly in the area of serving non-traditional students

Renu Khator, University of Houston President and System Chancellor, Elected ACE Board Chair

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 03:02
Khator became board chair during ACE's 97th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. ACE's membership also elected Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia vice chair; and Nancy J. McCallin, president of the Colorado Community College System, secretary.

Georgia State University and Governors State University Receive ACE/Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional Transformation

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 03:02
The awards were presented at ACE’s 97th Annual Meeting and were accepted by Georgia State University President Mark P. Becker and Governors State University President Elaine P. Maimon​ on behalf of their institutions.

Holtschneider Receives 2015 ACE Council of Fellows/Fidelity Investments Mentor Award

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 03:02
​The Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., president of DePaul University (IL), was presented today with the 2015 Council of Fellows/Fidelity Investments Mentor Award* during the opening plenary of ACE's 97th Annual Meeting.

ACE Names Indiana Resident Jeffery Gearhart 2014 Student of the Year

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 03:02
​Jeffery “L.J.” Gearhart II, a McDonald’s restaurant general manager and student at Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana, is ACE's 2014 Student of the Year.

Madlyn Hanes, Penn State Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses, to Receive Donna Shavlik Award

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 03:02
The award will be presented at ACE's 97th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, during the Women's Leadership Dinner on Saturday, March 14.

American College Application Campaign Sees Record Year

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 03:02
​As President Obama proclaims November National College Application Month, the only nationwide college application initiative is in the midst of a record-setting year.

ACE Releases Paper Exploring Intersection Between College Instruction and Student Outcomes

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 03:02
​Effective college instruction leads to engaged and successful students who are more likely to be satisfied with their education and earn a postsecondary degree, finds a paper released today by ACE.

Lucie Lapovsky to Receive Donna Shavlik Award at ACE2016

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 03:02
The award will be given at ACE2016, ACE’s 98th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, during the Women's Leadership Dinner. The Michigan ACE Network for Women Leaders in Higher Education also will be recognized.

ACE to Honor University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann With 2015 Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 03:01
​The award was presented at ACE's 97th Annual Meeting, which began March 14, 2015.

Lynn M. Gangone Named ACE Vice President for Leadership Programs

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 03:02
Lynn M. Gangone, currently dean of Colorado Women’s College at the University of Denver, will oversee ACE’s suite of programming for current and future higher education leaders.

ACE Unveils Alternative Credit Project Course Pool

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 03:02
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

Sat, 09/02/2017 - 03:01
​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

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 03:01
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.

Geography Shapes Equity and Opportunity in Higher Education, Paper Finds

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 03:01
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

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 03:01
Effort examines potential of new education innovations to boost national college attainment rate.

ACE Names 31 Faculty and Administrators to Fellows Program

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 03:01
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

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 03:01
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.

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