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ACE Roundtable Examines Issues of Academic Integrity and Intercollegiate Athletics

17 hours 6 min ago
Intercollegiate athletics programs should be part of an institutional culture of integrity that stresses the primacy of the academic mission and ensures that student-athletes are first and foremost students, says a new ACE paper.

ACE Names 46 Emerging Higher Education Leaders to ACE Fellows Program

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 03:04
ACE has selected 46 emerging college and university leaders for the 2017-18 class of the ACE Fellows Program, the longest running leadership development program in the United States.

Ted Mitchell Named President of ACE

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 03:04
ACE has announced that Ted Mitchell, a former college president and top federal policy maker, has been named the Council's 13th president, effective Sept. 1, 2017.

First-of-Its-Kind ACE Report Finds MSI Completion Rates Higher Than Federal Data Indicate

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 03:04
A paper released by ACE utilizes data from the National Student Clearinghouse to examine enrollment and outcomes at MSIs, painting a more complete picture of the contributions MSIs make to the communities they serve.

ACE to Launch Multi-Year Initiative to Examine Equity Gaps in Higher Education

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 03:04
ACE today announced an initiative to examine gaps and progress in educational attainment for historically underrepresented student populations.

ACE Names 33 Emerging Higher Education Leaders to ACE Fellows Program

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 03:03
ACE has selected 33 emerging college and university leaders for the 2016-17 Class of the ACE Fellows Program, the longest running leadership development program in the United States.

Statement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on the House Tax Reform Proposal

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 03:05
House Republicans have unveiled a comprehensive rewrite of the U.S. tax code in a bill that could have devastating implications for higher education. ACE's president responds.

ACE Initiative to Increase U.S.-Japan Higher Education Relations Through Collaborative Online International Learning

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 03:04
ACE today announced the U.S.-Japan COIL Initiative, an effort to strengthen higher education relations between Japan and the United States through collaborative online international learning.

New ACE Paper Explores Challenges to HBCUs in Internationalization

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 03:04
The paper is the culmination of a three-year research project that was funded in part by the U.S. Department of Education, where seven HBCUs worked with ACE to develop campus-wide internationalization strategies.

Judy C. Miner, Chancellor of Foothill-De Anza Community College District, Elected ACE Board Chair

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 03:04
ACE's membership also elected Barbara R. Snyder, president of Case Western Reserve University, as vice chair; and R. Barbara Gitenstein, president of The College of New Jersey, secretary.

ACE Releases Paper Examining Links Between Instructional Quality, Student Outcomes and Institutional Efficiency

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 03:03
The paper commissioned as part of the Council’s collaboration with Strada Education Network, formerly USA Funds, to examine higher education instruction and assess the connections between quality teaching and student success.

Brandman University and Agnes Scott College Receive ACE/Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional Transformation

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 03:03
The award was created to recognize institutions that have responded to higher education challenges in innovative and creative ways and achieved dramatic changes in a relatively brief period, and includes a $10,000 prize.

ACE Council of Fellows/Fidelity Investments Mentor Award Posthumously Bestowed to Earl H. Potter III

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 03:03
​The late Earl H. Potter III, former president of St. Cloud State University, was awarded today with the 2017 Council of Fellows/Fidelity Investments Mentor Award during the opening plenary of ACE2017, ACE's 99th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.

ACE Alternative Credit Project to Increase Attainment Levels for Nontraditional Learners With Some College, No Degree

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 03:03
ACE launches groundbreaking effort to form a next-generation alternative credit system that will boost the ability of nontraditional learners to gain a college degree.

ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on the Election of Donald J. Trump

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 03:03
ACE congratulates Donald J. Trump on his election as the nation’s 45th president.

ACE to Honor Cal State Fullerton President Mildred García With 2017 Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 03:03
García, president of California State University, Fullerton, will be presented with the award during the closing plenary of ACE2017, ACE's 99th Annual Meeting, on March 14 in Washington, DC.

Comprehensive Demographic Profile of American College Presidents Shows Slow Progress in Diversifying Leadership Ranks, Concerns About Funding

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 03:03
The American College President Study 2017 is the eighth edition of the leading and most comprehensive study of presidents from all types of higher education institutions, public and private, two- and four-year.

Judy Genshaft to Receive Donna Shavlik Award at ACE2017

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 03:03
ACE has announced that Judy Genshaft, president of the University of South Florida System, will receive the 2017 Donna Shavlik Award. The award will be presented at ACE2017, ACE’s 99th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.

ACE Releases Signature Mapping Internationalization on U.S. Campuses Report

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 03:03
According to the latest edition of the report, internationalization is continuing to gain traction among U.S. colleges and universities, with nearly three-quarters of institutions reporting that it has accelerated on their campuses in recent years.

Twenty-Five Institutions to Participate in ACE Alternative Credit Project

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 03:03
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.