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Twenty-Five Institutions to Participate in ACE Alternative Credit Project

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 03:01
ACE announced today that 25 colleges and universities are joining an alternative credit consortium as part of an innovative initiative to create a more flexible pathway toward a college degree for millions of nontraditional learners.

Report Recommends Ways for Higher Education Leaders to Harness Data to Improve Student Outcomes and Innovate With Integrity

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 03:01
The report finds that financial decision making is best guided through business model approaches that prioritize data transparency, providing stakeholders a look into the connections between expenses, revenues and education outcomes.

Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia Elected ACE Board Chair

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 03:01
​ACE's membership also elected Judy C. Miner, chancellor of Foothill-De Anza Community College District, vice chair, and Edward J. Ray, president of Oregon State University, secretary.

Fayetteville State University and Newbury College Receive ACE/Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional Transformation

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 03:01
The awards were presented at ACE2016 and were accepted by Fayetteville State University Chancellor James A. Anderson and Newbury College President Joseph L. Chillo on behalf of their respective institutions.

Casteen Receives 2016 ACE Council of Fellows/Fidelity Investments Mentor Award

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 03:01
​John T. Casteen III, president emeritus of the University of Virginia, was presented today with the 2016 Council of Fellows/Fidelity Investments Mentor Award during the opening plenary of ACE2016.

ACE Survey Finds Increased Focus Among College Presidents on Campus Racial Climate

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 03:01
Campus racial climate has become a larger priority for college and university presidents and their institutions, finds a new national online survey by ACE's Center for Policy Research and Strategy.

California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris to Receive ACE Lifetime Achievement Award

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 03:01
Harris will receive the award at ACE2016’s Opening Plenary, scheduled for 5-6 p.m. (PST) on Sunday, March 13. During the same session, he also will keynote the Robert H. Atwell Plenary.

Louis Soares to Oversee ACE’s Strategic Alliances, Advancement Initiatives

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 09:28
​Louis Soares, a nationally recognized expert in higher education policy and innovation, is assuming a new role at ACE overseeing organizational strategy and advancement initiatives.

ACE Names West Virginia Resident Tara Turley 2016 Student of the Year

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 03:01
​Tara Turley, a single mother and electrician who employed her skills to assist her flood-ravaged West Virginia community, is ACE’s 2016 Student of the Year.

ACE Releases Groundbreaking Report on Race, Class, and College Access

Sun, 02/12/2017 - 03:01
New report examines contemporary admissions practices at four-year colleges and universities across a wide range of selectivity in the context of recent legal challenges to race-conscious admissions.

ACE Names 47 Faculty and Administrators to Fellows Program

Sun, 02/12/2017 - 03:01
As the ACE Fellows Program celebrates its 50th anniversary this academic year, 47 emerging college and university leaders have been selected for the 2015-16 class.

ACE and ACUE Announce Landmark Collaboration to Advance Student Success Through Effective College Instruction

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 10:34
The shared goal of the collaboration is to dramatically expand the use of effective teaching practices to benefit students, faculty and institutions.

ACE, USA Funds to Explore How Effective College Instruction Can Lead to Greater Student Success

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 03:02
ACE and USA Funds today announced a groundbreaking collaboration to examine higher education instruction and assess the connections between quality teaching and student success.

ACE to Honor University of Cincinnati President Santa J. Ono With 2016 Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 03:02
Santa J. Ono, president of the University of Cincinnati, will receive the 2016 Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award at ACE2016.

ACE Research Explores Impact of Tenure and Promotion Policies on Campus Internationalization Efforts

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 03:02
ACE's Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement has released a new report, Internationalizing the Tenure Code: Policies to Promote a Globally Focused Faculty.

ACE Report Underscores Need for Comprehensive Leadership Development

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 03:02
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 to promote dialogue on a collective investment in the future of college and university leadership.

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