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

8 hours 22 min ago
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

8 hours 22 min ago
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

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 02:30
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

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 02:30
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.

Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia Elected ACE Board Chair

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 02:30
​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.

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

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 02:30
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.

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

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 02:30
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

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 02:30
​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

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 02:30
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

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 02:30
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.

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

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 02:30
​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

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 02:30
​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

Sat, 08/10/2019 - 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

Sat, 08/10/2019 - 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

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 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

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 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 Selects Six U.S. Institutions to Partner with Japan

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 02:30
ACE has named six U.S. colleges and universities for its U.S.-Japan COIL Initiative. The program aims to expand ties between the two countries through collaborative online international learning.

ACE Report Underscores Need for Comprehensive Leadership Development

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 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 to Honor University of Cincinnati President Santa J. Ono With 2016 Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 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

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 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.