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James H. Mullen, Jr., president of Allegheny College (PA), has been elected chair of the Board of Directors of the American Council on Education (ACE), the major coordinating body for the country’s colleges and universities.
Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, president of The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), was presented today with the 2014 Council of Fellows/Fidelity Investments Mentor Award* during the opening plenary of ACE's 96th Annual Meeting.
ACE announced today that Arizona State University is the first-ever recipient of the ACE/Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional Transformation.
A coalition of 14 business, higher education, and scientific organizations has launched a video that urges Congress to “Close the Innovation Deficit” with strong federal investments in research and higher education.
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Diversity in Leadership
March 11, 2014
ACE today named Charlene M. Dukes, president of Prince George’s Community College (MD), the 2014 recipient of the Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award.
In today's headlines, The New York Times reports that following students' hazing-related deaths Sigma Alpha Epsilon, one of the nation's largest college fraternities, will no longer permit "pledging" as part of its initiation process. In other news,...
March 10, 2014
Read about the speakers, sessions, award winners and more from ACE's 96th Annual Meeting in San Diego.
Law and the Courts
March 05, 2014
ACE and six higher education associations have submitted comments to the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault, outlining a series of recommendations to consider as it drafts a proposal in response to the president’s call to...
Access and Success
Nine national higher education organizations have endorsed the Student Achievement Measure (SAM), a collaborative effort by the association community to track student attendance across institutions.
Budget and Appropriations
President Obama's budget request for FY 2015 calls for new money to provide bonuses to colleges that bolster graduation rates for Pell Grant recipients and help support the development of the administration’s proposed college rating system.
March 03, 2014
ACE and a group of 56 higher education organizations have submitted comments to the IRS in response to the agency's query about whether proposed restrictions on campaign-related activities for 501(c)(4) groups should be extended to 501(c)(3)...
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ACE's flagship magazine is written for and by college and university presidents and chancellors.
President to President is Molly Corbett Broad's weekly email newsletter to ACE members.
ACE's blog covers what is most relevant to higher education today and how these issues play out in the public sphere.
The field of online learning is rapidly changing due to advances in technology. New, powerful opportunities have emerged in higher education, including MOOCs, analytics, assessment models and flexible learning programs designed to facilitate degree...
Held in Miami, the January 2014 Academy built on the legacy of ACE's highly regarded Department Chairs Workshop to engage chairs in a community of learning.
A webinar to help institutional leaders develop strategies for supporting military and veteran students.
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