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

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​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.

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

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

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 02:30
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

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 02:30
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, Strada Education Network to Explore How Effective College Instruction Can Lead to Greater Student Success

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 02:30
ACE and Strada Education Network today announced a groundbreaking collaboration to examine higher education instruction and assess the connections between quality teaching and student success.

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

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 02:30
The shared goal of the collaboration is to dramatically expand the use of effective teaching practices to benefit students, faculty and institutions.

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

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 02:30
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

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 02:30
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

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 02:30
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

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 02:30
​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

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 02:30
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

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 02:30
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

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 02:30
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

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 02:30
​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

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 02:30
​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

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 02:30
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

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 02:30
​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

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 02:30
​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

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 02:30
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

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 02:30
​The award was presented at ACE's 97th Annual Meeting, which began March 14, 2015.