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A new report presented at ACE2018 reveals that U.S. college students show strong support for the First Amendment, but favor some restrictions on free speech rights to foster a diverse environment.
Read blog posts by ACE staff on a selection of sessions and other events at ACE2018. Also watch video from our main plenary speakers, including UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski and Nancy L. Zimpher, SUNY chancellor emeritus.
ACE today awarded Renu Khator, chancellor of the University of Houston System and president of the University of Houston, with the 2018 Council of Fellows/Fidelity Investments Mentor Award during the opening plenary of ACE2018.
Barbara R. Snyder, president of Case Western Reserve University (OH), was elected chair of ACE's Board of Directors today at ACE2018, the Council's 100th Annual Meeting. Mark P. Becker, president of Georgia State University, was elected vice chair.
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March 15, 2018
The Washington Post reports that college students joined walkouts Wednesday during a national protest over gun violence . . . Inside Higher Ed writes that community colleges would face big cost increases under the House GOP Higher Education Act...
March 14, 2018
Senior administrators (typically at the Dean’s level or above) working towards obtaining a presidency position within the next two years can apply now for the Advancing to the Presidency Workshop.
March 05, 2018
The ACE Institute for New Chief Academic Officers helps provosts within their first three years of service transition into the role and gain skills to achieve long-term success. Apply now for the 2018-19 cohort.
February 19, 2018
Registration is now open for the July 17 ACE Leadership Academy for Department Chairs in Alexandria, VA. Department chairs, division heads, program directors, and unit leaders will gather for this 2-day workshop that focuses on the chair as a unit...
February 15, 2018
We urge congressional leaders in both chambers: Come back to the table, do not allow extraneous issues to hold Dreamers hostage to a political face-off, and redouble your efforts to reach a bipartisan compromise.
Budget and Appropriations
February 12, 2018
The $4.4 trillion plan, which includes his long-awaited infrastructure plan and funding for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, cuts entitlement programs by $1.7 trillion, including federal student aid programs and research funding.
February 05, 2018
ACE and 18 other higher education associations today sent a letter to congressional leaders urging lawmakers to move swiftly to pass bipartisan legislation offering permanent protections to Dreamers.
January 31, 2018
The ACE-NASH Leadership Academy this month brought together leaders from a wide swath of institutions from Alaska to Maine to discuss improving student success.
President Trump advocated for legal status and a 12-year pathway to citizenship for 1.8 million Dreamers in exchange for $25 billion for a border wall with Mexico and sweeping changes to current visa programs, including limits on family...
Higher Education Act
Both the House and Senate have begun work on reauthorizing the Higher Education Act (HEA), the nation's main law governing postsecondary education. To help with advocacy on these efforts, ACE has launched a resource page that includes information...
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ACE's blog covers what is most relevant to higher education today and how these issues play out in the public sphere.
Our flagship magazine is written for and by college and university presidents and chancellors.
President to President is Ted Mitchell's weekly email newsletter to ACE members.
Our 100th Annual Meeting will be held March 10–13, 2018 in Washington, DC at the Marriott Marquis.
Faculty evaluators for ACE directly affect and assure validity behind every ACE-recommended credit for educational experiences of service members and veterans.
This 3-day leadership program is for senior-level women administrators (typically deans and above) seeking a college or university presidency, vice presidency, or major deanship.
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