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More than 500,000 high-school seniors submitted roughly 835,000 applications in last fall's campaign, a record for the initiative focused on first-generation and low-income students who otherwise may not apply for college.
While Historically Black Colleges and Universities do their share of producing black graduates with STEM degrees, there is a greater need for equity throughout the education pipeline and in hiring practices, writes Howard University’s Caroline...
The application for the 2019-20 ACE Class of Fellows is now open. This unique program condenses years of on-the-job experience and skills development into a single year to prepare senior leaders to serve American colleges and universities.
As part of revamping the Council's strategic priorities during its centennial year, ACE Leadership will transform its current suite of leadership development programs into a series of regional summits and a robust peer-to-peer online platform.
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May 18, 2018
Advocates prioritize a stronger Pell Grant as the next appropriations process gets under way, reports Inside Higher Ed . . . David Leonhardt writes in The New York Times about the College Advising Corps, which helps low- and middle-income...
May 16, 2018
ACE and 12 other higher education associations submitted comments this week to the State Department in response to a proposal to require all U.S. nonimmigrant visa applicants to submit their social media usernames and previous email addresses, phone...
Budget and Appropriations
May 07, 2018
The White House is expected to submit a formal request to Congress this week to cut up to $15 billion in existing federal spending.
Seven higher education associations, including ACE, submitted comments to the National Science Foundation May 4 in response to a notice in the March 5 Federal Register proposing new reporting requirements on sexual assault and harassment for NSF...
Security and Crisis Management
April 30, 2018
ACE and 14 other higher education associations sent a letter April 24 to the FBI asking the agency to convene a group of higher education representatives and key national security agencies to discuss security concerns.
April 25, 2018
The case, Trump v. Hawaii, examines President Trump's third attempt to ban refugees and immigrants from several majority-Muslim countries.
April 23, 2018
Register now 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 leader and as...
Labor and Employment
April 18, 2018
The Department of Labor has issued a fact sheet on "Higher Education Institutions and Overtime Pay Under the Fair Labor Standards Act" to clarify some key issues about exemptions to federal overtime pay requirements for campus employment.
April 02, 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.
Law and the Courts
March 29, 2018
ACE and 32 other higher education associations submitted an amicus brief today to the U.S. Supreme Court in a case examining President Trump's third attempt to ban refugees and immigrants from several majority-Muslim countries.
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Our 100th Annual Meeting will be held March 10–13, 2018 in Washington, DC at the Marriott Marquis.
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