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ACE and Blackboard Unveil Research on Alternative Pathways to Degree Completion

13 hours 16 min ago
​New research sheds light on how two approaches to creating alternative pathways to college graduation for post-traditional students are working.

Xavier University of Louisiana President Norman C. Francis to Be Presented With Lifetime Achievement Award

18 hours 49 min ago
Norman C. Francis, who has served as president of Xavier University of Louisiana since 1968, will be presented with the ACE Lifetime Achievement Award at the Council’s 97th Annual Meeting in March.

ACE Launches Moving the Needle Campaign to Achieve Higher Education Leadership Gender Parity

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 03:01
A new campaign that asks presidents of colleges, universities and related associations to commit to helping achieve the goal that by 2030, half of U.S. college and university chief executives are women.

ACE Roundtable Examines Issues of Academic Integrity and Intercollegiate Athletics

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 03:01
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

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 03:01
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.

Statement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on USA Funds Announcement

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 03:01
We applaud USA Funds’ new direction and its continued commitment to exploring innovative ways to expand access to postsecondary education for a wide range of students.

ACE Names 33 Emerging Higher Education Leaders to ACE Fellows Program

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 03:01
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.

New ACE Paper Explores Challenges to HBCUs in Internationalization

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 03:02
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

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 03:02
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

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 03:02
Released today at ACE2017 by ACE, Instructional Quality, Student Outcomes and Institutional Finances was 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

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 03:02
ACE announced today that Brandman University and Agnes Scott College are the recipients of the 2017 ACE/Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional Transformation, awarded at ACE2017.

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

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 03:02
​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

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 03:02
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

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 03:02
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

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 03:01
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.

Judy Genshaft to Receive Donna Shavlik Award at ACE2017

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 03:01
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.

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.

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