ACE News Roomhttp://www.acenet.edu/_layouts/spcleanrssfeed/contentfeed.ashx?Feed=NewsContentPrimaryTopicView all of the most recent news releases from ACEStatement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on the Senate’s Failure to Pass Legislation Protecting DreamersStatement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on the Senate’s failure to pass legislation protecting Dreamers.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Ted-Mitchell-on-the-Senates-Failure-to-Pass-Legislation-Protecting-Dreamers.aspxThu, 15 Feb 2018 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/f8c0e66c-8e06-4b76-849a-7aaad53721fbJudith White to Receive Donna Shavlik Award at ACE2018ACE announced today that Judith S. White, president and executive director of HERS, will receive the 2018 Donna Shavlik Award. The award will be presented at ACE2018, ACE’s 100th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Judith-White-to-Receive-Donna-Shavlik-Award-at-ACE2018.aspxWed, 14 Feb 2018 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/c35752d3-da66-4816-ae11-9131302bfa45Global Leaders Exchange Ideas for Improving Degree Attainment, EquityHigher education, policy, and business leaders from eight countries including the United States met in Washington, DC, earlier this month to share lessons, policies, and promising practices to improve postsecondary outcomes for underserved students.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Global-Leaders-Exchange-Ideas-for-Improving-Degree-Attainment-Equity.aspxWed, 14 Feb 2018 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/1262cde0-5a34-44ec-9fe7-abc9c35b44e2Trump Budget Request for FY 2019 Slashes Spending on Student Aid, ResearchThe $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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Trump-Budget-Request-for-FY-2019-Slashes-Spending-on-Student-Aid-Research.aspxMon, 12 Feb 2018 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/15306c72-7cbd-4134-b25f-ba4144505656Advancing to the Presidency Workshop to Equip Leaders with Transition ToolsSenior 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Advancing-to-the-Presidency-Workshop-to-Equip-Leaders-with-Transition-Tools.aspxMon, 12 Feb 2018 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/f002d420-dcec-4ed8-8198-f9a7f12187feEffective Teaching: A Foundational Aspect of Practices that Support Student LearningLearn about three different institutions that are implementing impactful practices that focus on improving the teaching effectivness and support student learning.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Impactful-Practices.aspxThu, 08 Feb 2018 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/aa1ea257-f6a1-44ef-a86b-e47014bdb595Calling All New CAOsACE’s 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Calling-All-New-CAOs.aspxWed, 07 Feb 2018 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/34aa550e-e0be-4a75-8cf8-d3177165df58ACE Research Outlines Best Practices to Support Effective Teaching and Improve Student LearningComprehensive efforts to improve teaching quality are highly effective at helping to improve graduation and retention rates, student satisfaction, faculty morale, and pass rates, according to a new ACE white paper.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Research-Outlines-Best-Practices-to-Support-Teachers-and-Improve-Student-Learning.aspxWed, 07 Feb 2018 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/564c3772-d3a8-4407-9d7f-be2abed6b24dMargee Ensign to Keynote Women’s Leadership Dinner at ACE2018Margee Ensign, president of Dickinson College (PA), will speak to leading in the face of opposition during her address at ACE’s 100th Annual Meeting, March 10-13 in Washington, DC.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Margee-Ensign-to-Keynote-Womens-Leadership-Dinner-at-ACE2018.aspxMon, 05 Feb 2018 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/b89fdeee-a81f-458b-9bf4-27af0d1bd99dACE’s 2018 Internationalization Collaborative: Leading in a World of Growing ComplexitySenior international officers and other campus leaders should register now for the 2018 ACE/AIEA Internationalization Collaborative, the annual forum for sharing ideas for advancing internationalization, as registration closes Feb. 9.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACEs-2018-Internationalization-Collaborative-Leading-in-a-World-of-Growing-Complexity-.aspxMon, 05 Feb 2018 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/12197266-10cf-4861-961d-a9d6e531f606ACE, Higher Education Associations Urge Congress to Act Now to Find Bipartisan Solution to Protect DreamersACE 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Associations-Urge-Congress-to-Act-Now-to-Find-Bipartisan-Solution-to-Protect-Dreamers.aspxMon, 05 Feb 2018 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/edc3dd08-1a43-456b-ab7a-5cf1f7f35476System Leaders Gather with Common Goal of Improving Student SuccessThe ACE-NASH Leadership Academy this month brought together leaders from a wide swath of institutions from Alaska to Maine to discuss improving student success.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/System-Leaders-Gather-with-Common-Goal-of-Improving-Student-Success.aspxWed, 31 Jan 2018 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/98222e47-86d9-4a92-9d61-98d1eb3a01dbDreamers Issue Front and Center During State of Union AddressPresident 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 reunification visas.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Dreamers-Issue-Front-and-Center-During-State-of-Union-Address.aspxWed, 31 Jan 2018 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/47996655-827f-4d7b-a0c5-50249f0fca50Higher Education Act Resource Page Helps Members, Others Contact House About PROSPER ActBoth 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 about the process along with links to contact Congress.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Higher-Education-Act-Resource-Page-Helps-Members-Others-Contact-House-About-PROSPER-Act.aspxWed, 31 Jan 2018 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/991b513f-501b-4d08-b05a-784f57bce5bf2018-20 ACE Internationalization Lab Offers Opportunity for Institutional ChangeColleges and universities ready to transform their campuses’ approaches to providing global education should apply now for the 16th cohort of ACE’s Internationalization Laboratory. Selected participants will begin 20 months of work in August 2018.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/2018-20-ACE-Internationalization-Lab-Offers-Opportunity-for-Institutional-Change.aspxMon, 29 Jan 2018 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/97b48636-a2d1-448d-9fa4-0d03f1e67b9dACE Webinar: Implementing Credit for Prior Learning PoliciesRegister now for a Feb. 22 webinar hosted by ACE’s Center for Education Attainment and Innovation examining how to put Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) policies into practice.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Webinar-Implementing-Credit-for-Prior-Learning-Policies.aspxWed, 24 Jan 2018 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/f762d8c1-66d6-45c1-88cb-c9892ab6998aStatement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on Ending the Federal Shutdown, Commitment to Address DreamersIn particular, we are gratified that the agreement to pass a temporary funding measure includes a commitment to bring the issue of the DACA policy and Dreamers to the floor.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Ted-Mitchell-on-Ending-the-Federal-Shutdown-Commitment-to-Address-Dreamers.aspxMon, 22 Jan 2018 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/89aa1a63-822e-4e97-ac6b-27eb207cb8fcAgreement Reached to End Government Shutdown; Senate Democrats Secure Commitment to Address DACA, DreamersSenate Democrats joined Republicans Monday to clear the way for the passage of a short-term spending bill to fund the government through Feb. 8 in exchange for a commitment to find a legislative solution for the young, undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Senate-Votes-to-End-Government-Shutdown;-Senate-Democrats-Secure-Commitment-to-Address-DACA-Dreamers.aspxMon, 22 Jan 2018 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/bcf522fc-338c-4f59-acbd-16ea3214f1e0ACE2018 Sessions to Address Higher Education Advocacy, Policy, and AccessThe two renowned higher education leaders so far announced as plenary speakers at ACE2018, ACE’s 100th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, will speak to the changing landscape of postsecondary education in the United States.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE2018-Sessions-to-Address-Higher-Education-Advocacy-Policy-and-Access-.aspxMon, 22 Jan 2018 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/7b3bb2bc-7b9f-444a-8579-edca3e802ce1Statement by ACE President Ted Mitchell About Bipartisan Congressional Efforts to Protect DreamersWe strongly support the bipartisan efforts of a number of members of Congress, including Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Dick Durbin (D-IL), to forge a long-term legislative solution to permanently protect hundreds of thousands of Dreamers.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Ted-Mitchell-About-Bipartisan-Congressional-Efforts-to-Protect-Dreamers.aspxThu, 18 Jan 2018 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/71f240b6-3d52-4daa-920f-0cb64b2fc2afStatus of Dreamers Remains in Limbo as Talks Continue in CongressBipartisan talks in both the House and Senate continue to look for a legislative solution to protect Dreamers, young people brought illegally to the United States as children.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Status-of-Dreamers-Remains-in-Limbo-as-Talks-Continue-in-Congress.aspxWed, 17 Jan 2018 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/0776d614-4908-47b1-a831-37abb009af84UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski to Address ACE2018​Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) will be a featured speaker during ACE2018, ACE’s 100th Annual Meeting.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/UMBC-President-Freeman-Hrabowski-to-Address-ACE2018.aspxWed, 10 Jan 2018 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/1fb7a88d-1702-440c-999f-fe42dbd62011Protecting Dreamers at Center of Federal Spending NegotiationsThe fate of hundreds of thousands of young people known as Dreamers remains in limbo as congressional leaders and President Trump negotiate a final FY 2018 spending bill and try to avert a government shutdown.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Protecting-Dreamers-at-Center-of-Federal-Spending-Negotiations.aspxWed, 03 Jan 2018 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/8ac7a7ca-f610-4b0a-a111-480139c6b29eStatement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on the Need for Congress to Act to Protect DreamersStatement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on the need for Congress to act to protect Dreamers, the group of young people brought to the United States as children and raised as Americans but living under threat of deportation. If a solution is not reached this week, Mitchell urges Congress to move swiftly to adopt a long-term solution for Dreamers as lawmakers work to finalize the FY 2018 appropriations process in January.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Ted-Mitchell-on-the-Need-for-Congress-to-Act-to-Protect-Dreamers.aspxWed, 20 Dec 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/29c62a97-23aa-4548-9cb0-b01ea130b53cAcross the Pond, ACE Convenes Higher Education Leaders for U.K. Networking IntensiveLast week in London, ACE convened a diverse group of eight U.S. faculty and administrators for CIGE Global Connections: U.K. Networking Intensive.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Across-the-Pond-ACE-Convenes-Higher-Education-Leaders-for-UK-Networking-Intensive.aspxWed, 20 Dec 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/d51f63be-301c-451b-8d38-db7f551c3854Higher Education Leader Nancy Zimpher to Keynote ACE2018 Atwell PlenaryNancy L. Zimpher, SUNY chancellor emeritus, senior fellow at the Rockefeller Institute of Government, and faculty member at the University at Albany (NY), will keynote the Robert H. Atwell Plenary at ACE2018, ACE’s 100th Annual Meeting.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Higher-Education-Leader-Nancy-Zimpher-to-Keynote-ACE2018-Atwell-Plenary.aspxWed, 20 Dec 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/cd5a76d2-7852-4e3f-8de6-9869aa7230afExpert Advisors to Guide Alliance for Global Innovation in Tertiary EducationIn collaboration with Lumina Foundation, ACE is creating a global learning community–the Alliance for Global Innovation in Tertiary Education–for the exchange of innovative practices shown to increase postsecondary degree attainment and equity.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Expert-Advisors-to-Guide-Alliance-for-Global-Innovation-in-Tertiary-Education.aspxMon, 18 Dec 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/d784143a-8935-4339-91be-c5e4bc0f8f9eCongress Expected to Vote This Week on Tax Bill with Negative Implications for Higher EducationCongress is poised to take final votes this week on the version of a sweeping tax bill released late Friday by a House-Senate Conference Committee that contains a number of provisions harmful to students and their families and the higher education institutions that serve them.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Congress-Expected-to-Vote-This-Week-on-Tax-Bill-with-Negative-Implications-for-Higher-Education.aspxMon, 18 Dec 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/9d404662-46f2-4ced-83e9-9033c48e2d65FCC Repeals Net Neutrality RulesThe FCC) has approved a proposal to repeal its net neutrality rules, which uphold the principle that all traffic on the internet should be treated equally.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/FCC-Repeals-Net-Neutrality-Rules.aspxFri, 15 Dec 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/baf4bd68-bcfd-4bf2-ad77-dc56e46839abStatement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on the House-Senate Conference Committee Tax BillThe bill recognizes the importance of benefits that help millions of middle- and lower-income students and families, but some provisions will still make a higher education more expensive and undermine the financial stability of institutions.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Ted-Mitchell-on-the-House-Senate-Conference-Committee-Tax-Bill.aspxFri, 15 Dec 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/457f7b73-86a1-412c-a502-91e5dd64449bACE Paper Explores Use of Data Analytics to Spur Student, Institutional Success​Colleges and universities have begun to embrace the need for data-informed decision making to help drive institutional innovation and improvement, but more progress is needed before the analytics revolution takes firm root in higher education.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Paper-Explores-Use-of-Data-Analytics-to-Spur-Student-Institutional-Success.aspxWed, 13 Dec 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/08d71507-0cee-4bdd-9a0b-acbde5565040House Committee Approves Higher Education Act Reauthorization BillThe Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform (PROSPER) Act now goes to the full House for consideration.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/House-Committee-Approves-Higher-Education-Act-Reauthorization-Bill.aspxWed, 13 Dec 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/eb7c7b69-be60-4401-a3c4-7c08d8c479b7ACE, Other Higher Education Groups: HEA Bill Being Rushed Through Committee Without Clear Understanding of ConsequencesACE and 36 other higher education associations sent a letter today to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce as it begins the process of reauthorizing the primary federal law governing higher education, last updated in 2008.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Other-Higher-Education-Groups-HEA-Bill-Being-Rushed-Through-Committee-Without-Clear-Understanding-of-Consequences.aspxMon, 11 Dec 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/b7d64b51-7326-49bb-83c0-73075c1d7e5cHigher Education Community Expresses Concerns About Tax Bill to House-Senate Conference CommitteeACE today sent a letter​ to the House-Senate conference committee negotiating a final bill that reiterates the higher education community's concerns with the bills approved by both chambers.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Higher-Education-Community-Expresses-Concerns-About-Tax-Bill-to-House-Senate-Conference-Committee.aspxFri, 08 Dec 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/8994ba2f-7d4f-472c-8ac4-bc5014e24b24New ACE Paper Recommends Ways to Ease Path to Degree for Post-traditional Learnershe Post-traditional Learners Manifesto Revisited: Aligning Postsecondary Education with Real Life for Adult Student Success reveals that post-traditional learners make up nearly 60 percent of the undergraduate population in the United States.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Paper-Recommends-Ways-to-Ease-Path-to-Degree-for-Post-Traditional-Learners.aspxWed, 06 Dec 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/4ffdc277-29b8-4d78-bc41-d5d1938d3d03Senate Passes Tax Bill; Final Legislation’s Impact on Higher Education Could Still Be SubstantialThe Senate on Saturday approved its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a bill ACE President Ted Mitchell called “a significant improvement over the measure passed by the House” but still problematic for higher education.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Senate-Passes-Tax-Bill-Impact-on-Higher-Education-in-Final-Bill-Could-Still-Be-Substantial.aspxMon, 04 Dec 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/d32818aa-121e-40ef-8da5-1331a4f674b3House Committee Releases Higher Education Act Reauthorization BillThe House Committee on Education and the Workforce has released a comprehensive bill to reauthorize the HEA, last renewed in 2008. ​The legislation includes some positive proposals but could negatively impact students and college affordability.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/House-Education-Committee-Releases-Higher-Education-Act-Reauthorization-Bill.aspxMon, 04 Dec 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/5a60fec4-14b7-448d-8897-89275371c24eStatement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on Passage of Senate Tax BillThe Senate has approved its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a measure ACE President Ted Mitchell called “a significant improvement over the measure passed by the House” but still problematic for higher education.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Ted-Mitchell-on-Passage-of-Senate-Tax-Bill.aspxSat, 02 Dec 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/21670175-03d1-489e-8dda-d213bc29b6bbStatement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on the House Republican Higher Education Act Reauthorization BillStatement on the comprehensive bill released by the House Committee on Education and the Workforce to reauthorize the Higher Education Act (HEA), last renewed in 2008.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Ted-Mitchell-on-the-House-Republican-Higher-Education-Act-Reauthorization-Bill-.aspxFri, 01 Dec 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/9d4fe1c3-c4bd-42d5-b126-696294002f96ACE Urges Senate to Reconsider Approach to Higher Education in Tax BillThe Senate Budget Committee on Tuesday advanced the chamber's version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1), with two key Republicans voting for the measure after previously expressing concerns.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Urges-Senate-to-Reconsider-Approach-to-Higher-Education-in-Tax-Bill.aspxWed, 29 Nov 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/c5a089d3-e7f2-4fa6-8a58-68a6c48394c7Senate Prepares to Take Up Tax Bill; ACE Writes Senate Leaders on Endowments ProvisionCongress is back from the Thanksgiving holiday and House and Senate Republicans are continuing to work to pass a tax bill by the end of the year. The focus this week is on the Senate, where the bill could be up for a floor vote soon.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Senate-Prepares-to-Take-Up-Tax-Bill-ACE-Writes-Senate-Leaders-on-Endowments-Provision.aspxMon, 27 Nov 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/7cc748e1-c2fc-42f8-b7d7-5898485f11aeFinal Meeting of Internationalization Lab Cohort 14 Asks, “Where Do We Go From Here?”During the closing seminar for the 14th cohort of ACE’s Internationalization Laboratory program, participants wrapped up more than a year of collaboration during which they developed goals and strategic internationalization.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Final-Meeting-of-Internationalization-Lab-Cohort-14-Asks-Where-Do-We-Go-From-Here.aspxWed, 15 Nov 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/e12c71d3-0dc6-4298-96a7-0a84f5675c96ACE Writes House Leaders About Tax Bill in Advance of Floor VoteACE President Ted Mitchell sent a letter today to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi expressing “grave concerns” about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1).http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Writes-House-Leaders-About-Tax-Bill-in-Advance-of-Floor-Vote.aspxWed, 15 Nov 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/3d210eb9-4a51-4504-8250-dee9fdda4724ACE’s CIGE Expands Support for Global PartnershipsA number of new initiatives at ACE’s Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement aim to support all types of institutions seeking to create new international partnerships and strengthen existing ones.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACEs-CIGE-Expands-Support-for-Global-Partnerships.aspxWed, 15 Nov 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/01686f86-40b9-4b63-96c3-aa465df68f12Executive Forum Meets to Connect the Local with the GlobalPresidents, chief academic officers, and senior international officers gathered last week in Washington, DC, to address “Bridging the Local and the Global” at ACE’s 2017 Executive Forum for Leading Internationalization.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Executive-Forum-Meets-to-Connect-the-Local-with-the-Global.aspxMon, 13 Nov 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/db2a425d-1538-4012-9264-96ce0886131fSenate Tax Bill Retains Benefits for Students, Puts Other Higher Education Provisions on Chopping BlockThe Senate released its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) Nov. 9, the same day the House Committee on Ways and Means voted 24-16 along party lines to approve its tax bill.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Senate-Tax-Bill-Retains-Benefits-for-Students-Puts-Other-Higher-Education-Provisions-on-Chopping-Block.aspxMon, 13 Nov 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/ee4c8b9a-b715-48c7-b0eb-165e58447addACE, Higher Education Community Launch Contact Congress Initiative for Tax BillAs the House and Senate work on tax reform legislation, campus leaders, students, faculty, and others can write lawmakers about specific provisions in the bills that would set back by decades the effort to make college more affordable for students and families.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Community-Launches-Tax-Bill-Contact-Congress-Initiative.aspxWed, 08 Nov 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/3e3d4c80-fb76-4174-9aae-ee129e350e5cACE to Launch Multi-Year Initiative to Examine Equity Gaps in Higher EducationACE today announced an initiative to examine gaps and progress in educational attainment for historically underrepresented student populations.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-to-Launch-Multi-Year-Initiative-to-Examine-Equity-Gaps-in-Higher-Education.aspxWed, 08 Nov 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/e2d0cb6f-3845-40eb-89ba-6da45c0f2c36House Tax Bill Increases Cost of College For Students, Taxes Private College EndowmentsAs the House Ways and Means Committee began to mark up their tax bill Monday, ACE and 45 other associations sent a letter to committee leaders expressing “grave concerns” with the legislation’s impact on students, families, and higher education as a whole.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/House-Tax-Bill-Increases-Cost-of-College-For-Students-Taxes-Private-College-Endowments.aspxMon, 06 Nov 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/f5cd6282-bec2-4013-8132-fd529161ff59Statement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on the House Tax Reform ProposalHouse Republicans have unveiled a comprehensive rewrite of the U.S. tax code in a bill that could have devastating implications for higher education. ACE's president responds.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Ted-Mitchell-on-the-House-Tax-Reform-Proposal.aspxThu, 02 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/b6c4c7bc-cbdc-43b1-a407-48e3cccfb6fcACE Initiative to Increase U.S.-Japan Higher Education Relations Through Collaborative Online International LearningACE has announced the U.S.-Japan COIL Initiative, an effort to strengthen higher education relations between Japan and the United States through collaborative online international learning.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Initiative-to-Increase-U-S-Japan-Higher-Education-Relations-Through-Collaborative-Online-International-Learning.aspxWed, 01 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/4a293ab5-9fe9-483c-8778-3506b0521f55A Commitment to Teaching Excellence Through Faculty DevelopmentAs part of its collaboration with Strada Education Network, in 2017 ACE convened a group of teaching and learning center directors and scholars to identify methods for benchmarking quality, scalable faculty development that supports learner-centered teaching. More carefully documenting and assessing the work that centers do will be necessary to raise their profiles and increase resources allocated to these efforts. The result of this expert group’s work is a white paper and tool to drive awareness of assessment of the impact of faculty development—and to advocate for, and justify commitment of increased resources toward faculty development by institutional members.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Teaching-Excellence-Through-Faculty-Development.aspxMon, 30 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/faabd58c-8583-4fad-9b68-dc90947d88b7ACE Issues White Paper Examining Institutional Commitment to Teaching ExcellenceInstitutional Commitment to Teaching Excellence: Assessing the Impacts and Outcomes of Faculty Development concludes that quality postsecondary instruction yields benefits that extend far beyond the classroom.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Issues-White-Paper-Examining-Institutional-Commitment-to-Teaching-Excellence.aspxMon, 30 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/2f0c83f4-22cc-4f27-b9d5-0bb6e1981de5Washington Embassy Representatives Identify Shared Challenges in Higher EducationEducation representatives from the embassies of Australia, Canada, Colombia, Germany, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and the Delegation of the European Union attended a meeting at ACE Sept. 29 to learn more about the Alliance for Global Innovation in Tertiary Education.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Washington-Embassy-Representatives-Identify-Shared-Challenges-in-Higher-Education.aspxMon, 23 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/f8a4665a-bf49-4349-b9d2-cea55478bb2bSenate Passes FY 2018 Budget, Clearing the Way for Tax ReformThe Senate voted 51-49 late on Oct. 19 to pass a budget resolution for FY 2018 after an hours-long marathon session on the Senate floor.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Senate-Passes-FY-2018-Budget-Clearing-the-Way-for-Tax-Reform.aspxMon, 23 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/ee0c9945-eae3-4520-9494-c008f2505cd6College and University Presidents Urge Congress to Pass Legislation Protecting DreamersMore than 800 college and university presidents have signed their institutions on to a letter urging Congress to pass legislation as soon as possible to permanently protect Dreamers, young people brought to the United States as children.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/College-and-University-Presidents-Urge-Congress-to-Pass-Legislation-Protecting-Dreamers.aspxThu, 19 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/62b79038-35be-437a-b31b-031991e6a0caACE, AACRAO, and CHEA Release Statement on Transfer of CreditACE, the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers and Council for Higher Education Accreditation last week issued a joint statement​ on the transfer and award of college credit, intended to serve as a guide for institutions developing or reviewing policies in this area.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-AACRAO-and-CHEA-Release-Statement-on-Transfer-of-Credit.aspxWed, 11 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/bdd982c7-e49a-4eab-81d4-b72ab46c8a70Higher Education Community Asks Congress to Pass Legislation Protecting DreamersHigher education associations representing a broad range of U.S. colleges and universities have formed the Protect Dreamers Higher Education Coalition to help urge Congress to pass legislation protecting undocumented young people brought to this country as children.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Higher-Education-Community-Asks-Congress-to-Pass-Legislation-Protecting-Dreamers.aspxWed, 11 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/2d87cc33-4dd6-4e73-955d-800c50d5a6ddACE National Women’s Leadership Forum to Provide Tools for the Next Steps for Senior LeadersThe ACE National Women's Leadership Forum is designed for senior-level women administrators (typically deans and above) seeking a presidency, vice presidency or major deanship. The last forum in 2017 will be held Dec. 6-8 in the Washington, DC, metro area.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-National-Womens-Leadership-Forum-to-Provide-Tools-for-the-Next-Steps-for-Senior-Leaders.aspxTue, 10 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/0eb4a35b-accf-49d5-8eae-009b2c27e349New Infographic Highlights Value of the ACE Fellows ProgramA new infographic highlights the gender and racial composition of the ACE Fellows Program from its inception in 1965 until 2015. Specifically, the infographic underscores the strides made toward increasing the number of women and minority Fellows.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/New-Infographic-Highlights-Value-of-the-ACE-Fellows-Program.aspxWed, 04 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/b891c710-17b9-46d0-8ac2-c299764574a9ACE, Higher Education Groups Oppose House Budget ResolutionThe House of Representatives is scheduled to vote tomorrow on its FY 2018 budget resolution, which is central to Republican efforts to advance tax reform legislation.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Groups-Oppose-House-Budget-Resolution.aspxWed, 04 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/b86d868c-8ba6-4ddc-83ca-32a1d2d34455ACE2018 Is Your Ticket to a Behind-the-Scenes Look at What's Coming Next in DCACE2018, ACE’s 100th Annual Meeting, will offer valuable opportunities for campus leaders to learn what to expect from federal policymakers in the coming months on topics such as immigration, Title IX and budget and appropriations.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE2018-is-Your-Ticket-to-a-Behind-the-Scenes-Look-at-Whats-Coming-Next-in-DC.aspxWed, 27 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/692d22f9-a110-4b12-aa28-9a517706f4eaLawmakers, Higher Education Groups Urge Congress to Extend Perkins Loan ProgramOver 200 lawmakers and a group of higher education associations, including ACE, are urging Congress to extend the federal Perkins Loan Program, which is scheduled to expire Sept. 30.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Lawmakers-Higher-Education-Groups-Urge-Congress-to-Extend-Perkins-Loan-Program.aspxWed, 27 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/438a3001-525d-481e-92bd-e491f8f87c04Statement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on College Basketball Corruption CaseStatement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on the federal investigation into the college basketball corruption scheme.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Ted-Mitchell-on-College-Basketball-Corruption-Case.aspxTue, 26 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/93bc9367-92a9-41a1-ab45-1ec84b0c5f19ACE, Higher Education Associations Express Serious Concerns About Senate Health Care LegislationIn a lette to Senate leaders, ACE and 19 other higher education associations raised serious concerns about the health care legislation to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act proposed by several Republican senators.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Associations-Express-Serious-Concerns-About-Senate-Health-Care-Legislation.aspxMon, 25 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/bdd1b2bd-d7ae-4794-b5df-10212f07271bNominations Now Open for Three ACE Diversity Leadership AwardsNominations are now being accepted for three ACE awards honoring individuals or programs that work to diversify the ranks of higher education leadership. All three awards will be presented during ACE2018, ACE’s 100th Annual Meeting.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Nominations-Now-Open-for-Three-ACE-Leadership-Awards.aspxMon, 25 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/aa0686f7-32e6-43a6-91a2-f3a08f0b4a07Report Updates the Status of Women in the Higher Education PipelineA nwq infobrief updates key statistics about women in higher education, examining issues like tenure, compensation and representation in high-ranking leadership positions, such as the presidency and membership on governing boards.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Report-Updates-the-Status-of-Women-in-the-Higher-Education-Pipeline.aspxWed, 20 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/bf32b05e-e956-4909-ae91-0786c45b272bACE, Higher Education Groups Say Trump Travel Ban Threatens Colleges’ Ability to Attract International Students, Scholars​ACE and 29 other higher education associations submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in the case examining President Trump's second attempt to ban refugees and immigrants from several majority-Muslim countries.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Trump-Travel-Ban-Threatens-Colleges-Ability-to-Attract-International-Students-Scholars.aspxTue, 19 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/1c6cba20-f5c1-4588-a985-a6c4c69b074aNew Report Explores Factors Leading Community College Students to Earn a CredentialA new ACE brief looks at the factors that lead recent high school graduates who began their postsecondary education in a community college to earn a credential. Register now for an Oct. 5 webinar on the findings.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/New-Report-Explores-Factors-Leading-Community-College-Students-to-Earn-a-Credential.aspxTue, 19 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/a8936082-1cfe-432e-93ea-68e9ded19f91Register Now for ACE2018ACE2018 will help institutional leaders generate fresh perspectives for practical solutions, network with top leaders across all higher education sectors, and bring data-driven insights back to campus.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Register-Now-for-ACE2018.aspxWed, 13 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/2c4f5b5c-0eb4-4dbc-b4ea-969cb9b17005Higher Education Associations Call on Congress to Protect Dreamers​ACE and 78 other associations are among the groups calling on Congress to pass legislation to permanently protect Dreamers, young people brought to the United States as children and raised as Americans but living under threat of deportation.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Higher-Education-Associations-Call-on-Congress-to-Protect-Dreamers.aspxWed, 13 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/0f7f578e-2a9d-4605-bab6-8fed401419d1Senate Labor-HHS Spending Bill for FY 2018 Would Increase the Maximum Pell Grant AwardThe Senate Appropriations Committee last week voted 29-2 to approve the FY 2018 spending bill for Labor-HHS-Education, which includes a $100 increase in the maximum Pell Grant award and substantial new funding for the National Institutes of Health.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Senate-Labor-HHS-Spending-Bill-for-FY-2018-Would-Increase-the-Maximum-Pell-Grant-Award.aspxMon, 11 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/7f75a1db-9812-4cad-b30c-07402465a7a6ACE Releases Issue Brief on Trump Administration’s DACA DecisionIn the wake of the rollback of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, ACE has prepared an issue brief detailing the key elements of the Trump administration’s “DACA Rescission Memorandum” and how it will impact students and campuses.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Releases-Issue-Brief-on-Trump-Administrations-DACA-Decision.aspxMon, 11 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/a9a4f395-a803-42f0-b176-51b8c5657c7aACE Welcomes the Internationalization Laboratory’s 15th Cohort to Washington​​​The 11 institutions that make up the 15th cohort of ACE’s Internationalization Laboratory gathered in Washington, DC, last week to kick off the Lab process.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Welcomes-the-Internationalization-Laboratorys-15th-Cohort-to-Washington.aspxWed, 06 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/f0222055-1ed5-44e4-9b97-1a9319762f08Trump Administration Ends DACAThe Trump administration has announced that it is rescinding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the policy that allows certain individuals who came to the United States as children to stay in the country and obtain temporary work permits.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Trump-Administration-Ends-DACA.aspxTue, 05 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/724a37b2-c562-4cba-a7ee-8f685de67c23Statement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on the Trump Administration’s Reported Decision to End DACAACE responds to Trump administration's reported announcement to rescind the Obama-era program designed to protect so-called Dreamers, undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as young children.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Ted-Mitchell-on-the-Trump-Administrations-Reported-Decision-to-End-DACA.aspxMon, 04 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/1cbcf147-3b40-4c58-8928-bef72edc70d9CAO Briefing: September-October 2017CAO Briefing, ACE’s bi-monthly news roundup for chief academic officers, focuses on the changing role of CAOs. Read the news and event of interest to CAOs for September and October 2017.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/CAOB-September-October-2017.aspxFri, 01 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/6c6fa5fe-2990-4dec-aee4-2f06122a37c2ACE, Higher Education Groups Ask President to Preserve DACA Until Longer Term Solution Is FoundACE and 36 other higher education associations are urging President Trump to preserve the five-year-old DACA program, which allows undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children to work and study here legally for two-year renewable terms.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Groups-Ask-President-to-Preserve-DACA-Until-Longer-Term-Solution-Is-Found.aspxTue, 29 Aug 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/5122e67c-b4bd-4f8c-b66b-6e5c01e2cb4bLast Chance to Apply for ACE's Advancing to the Chief Academic Office Workshop​The application is now open for a new ACE Leadership program, Advancing to the Chief Academic Office, designed specifically for mid-career administrators who will be seeking a CAO position within the next two years.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/New-ACE-Leadership-Program-Will-Help-Prepare-Administrators-for-the-Chief-Academic-Office.aspxWed, 09 Aug 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/7dbd0c3f-2597-4bd6-a1ca-bc343ae2ddb4ACE, Other Higher Education Groups Submit Comments to Education Department Task Force on Agency ReformACE and 19 other higher education associations submitted comments on Friday to the Department of Education in response to a request from Joe Conaty, co-chair of the Agency Reform Task Force, for feedback from education stakeholders regarding Executive Order 13781. That order called for individuals to submit ideas on how to improve the efficiency, effectiveness and accountability of federal agencies.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Groups-Submit-Comments-to-Education-Department-Task-Force-on-Agency-Reform.aspxMon, 07 Aug 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/e80299cb-6171-4ac8-a727-80e104487e24New ACE Data Tool Explores How Long It Will Take to Diversify the PresidencyOn the heels of the June release of ACE’s long-awaited American College President Study 2017, a new interactive data explorer will allow users to understand when higher education might reach gender and racial/ethnic parity in the presidency.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/New-ACE-Data-Tool-Explores-How-Long-It-Will-Take-to-Diversify-the-Presidency.aspxMon, 07 Aug 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/a4c925ff-8757-4a65-9703-f47b4e971297Status of Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals Program Remains UncertainThe fate of the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program established in 2012 by President Obama remains uncertain amid sometimes conflicting reports of where the Trump administration stands on its future.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Status-of-Deferred-Action-on-Childhood-Arrivals-Program-Remains-Uncertain.aspxWed, 02 Aug 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/e1413bb5-1712-43a7-b79f-981da6e4e58dHigher Education Organizations Call for Safe Release of Student Imprisoned in IranACE and 32 other higher education organizations issued a statement last week in support of Princeton University (NJ) graduate student Xiyue Wang, who has been imprisoned in Iran while conducting academic research.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Higher-Education-Organizations-Call-for-Safe-Release-of-Student-Imprisoned-in-Iran.aspxMon, 31 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/74d447cd-1afb-4fa2-b77b-8cd566de0984Statement by Higher Education Organizations on the Imprisonment of Xiyue WangACE and 31 other higher education organizations issued this statement on the imprisonment of Princeton University graduate student Xiyue Wang in Iran.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-Higher-Education-Organizations-on-the-Imprisonment-of-Xiyue-Wang.aspxThu, 27 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/58cf95dc-0a95-4da5-95d2-87212a1d80fdCAO-CBO Workshop Will Focus on Strengthening the Partnership to Achieve Institutional GoalsTo help better understand and support the important relationship between CAOs and CBOs, ACE and the National Association of College and University Business Officers will bring together CAOs and CBOs for a two-day workshop on how to build successful partnerships and meet current institutional challenges.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/CAO-CBO-Workshop-Will-Focus-on-Strengthening-the-Partnership-to-Achieve-Institutional-Goals.aspxWed, 26 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/339f32e2-a5d8-423f-9975-c33af4b7a088ACE, Other Higher Education Associations Send Letter in Support of the Dream ActACE and 32 other higher education associations are urging the Senate to approve the Dream Act of 2017, which would allow a select group of undocumented immigrants to earn lawful permanent residence and have access to a path toward citizenship.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Other-Higher-Education-Associations-Send-Letter-in-Support-of-the-Dream-Act.aspxTue, 25 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/d4953911-447a-454d-b960-ec9fd94157f1House Approves Budget Resolution, Continues Work on FY 2018 Spending Bills​The House Budget Committee voted along party lines late Wednesday night to approve a budget resolution for Fiscal Year 2018 that would require more than $200 billion in cuts to mandatory programs and set the path for a major overhaul of the tax code.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/House-Approves-Budget-Resolution-Continues-Work-on-FY-2018-Spending-Bills.aspxFri, 21 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/22911814-4889-4f2f-a1c1-676ad7dadfb2ACE, Higher Education Groups File Brief in Bankruptcy Tuition “Claw Back” CaseACE filed an amicus brief in the first federal appeals court review of whether a bankruptcy trustee should be able to force an institution that has received payments from a parent for a child’s education to give that money back to the insolvent parent’s bankruptcy trustee.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Groups-File-Brief-in-Bankruptcy-Tuition-Claw-Back-Case.aspxFri, 21 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/21c7a618-98b8-4ea2-ba08-6805a8240b2dTed Mitchell Named President of ACEACE has announced that Ted Mitchell, a former college president and top federal policy maker, has been named the Council's 13th president, effective Sept. 1, 2017.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Ted-Mitchell-Named-President-of-the-American-Council-on-Education.aspxThu, 20 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/70a70ef3-5140-4442-bdaf-ceee8b7c19b8House Committee Approves Bill to Expand GI Bill BenefitsThe House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs voted to approve a bipartisan bill to expand the Post-9/11 GI Bill, primarily by redefining eligibility and removing the 15-year cap for benefits that had forced veterans to “use it or lose it.”http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/House-Committee-Approves-Bill-to-Expand-GI-Bill-Benefits.aspxWed, 19 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/1297d385-8071-4ef5-b6e7-f8760870f7e0First-of-Its-Kind ACE Report Finds MSI Completion Rates Higher Than Federal Data IndicateA paper released by ACE utilizes data from the National Student Clearinghouse to examine enrollment and outcomes at MSIs, painting a more complete picture of the contributions MSIs make to the communities they serve.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/First-of-Its-Kind-ACE-Report-Finds-MSI-Completion-Rates-Higher-Than-Federal-Data-Indicate.aspxWed, 19 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/d543843e-7164-4c69-93cb-48e171882553View ACE Webinar on Connections Between Instructional Quality, Student Outcomes and Institutional FinancesA free June 15 ACE webinar that examined whether improvements in instructional quality can increase a postsecondary institution’s net revenue is now archived and available for viewing.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Webinar-to-Explore-Connections-Between-Instructional-Quality-Student-Outcomes-and-Institutional-Finances.aspxMon, 17 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/e5f813a6-1c94-4cc9-8ef1-1fcf728fb533CAO Briefing: July-August 2017CAO Briefing, ACE’s bi-monthly news roundup for chief academic officers, focuses on the changing role of CAOs. Read the news and event of interest to CAOs for July and August 2017.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/CAOB-July-August-2017.aspxWed, 12 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/827c8b7e-e503-4310-9a3c-b04633c3adcbACE, Lumina Foundation to Establish Alliance for Global Innovation in Tertiary EducationACE is collaborating with Lumina Foundation to create a global learning community for the exchange of innovative practices shown to increase postsecondary degree attainment.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Lumina-Foundation-to-Establish-Alliance-for-Global-Innovation-in-Tertiary-Education.aspxMon, 10 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/7b49f0da-e504-4a33-aa08-3f4020807744Still Time to Register for July 13 ACE Webinar on the Power of Apprenticeship ProgramsA free July 13 ACE webinar will explore the potential of work-based earn-and-learn models that offer pathways to postsecondary credentials and careers with family-sustaining wages.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Register-Now-for-ACE-Webinar-on-the-Power-of-Apprenticeship-Programs.aspxWed, 05 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/55a3defb-0069-4738-8894-d69c451e61e4Supreme Court Allows Limited Trump Travel Ban to Go Into Effect; Administration Issues New GuidelinesThe Supreme Court has kept in place a significant portion of the injunctions that have prevented enforcement of President Trump’s travel ban, but will take up the two federal appeals court rulings this fall.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Supreme-Court-Allows-Limited-Trump-Travel-Ban-to-Go-Into-Effect-Foreign-Students-Appear-Safe-for-Now.aspxWed, 28 Jun 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/130238c2-f683-463d-a4af-ab6a106878c3Upcoming ACE Leadership Programs Provide Opportunities for CAOs at Every Level​Aspiring and seasoned chief academic officers (CAOs) have two opportunities to hone their leadership skills through upcoming ACE programs this fall.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Upcoming-ACE-Leadership-Programs-Provide-Opportunities-for-CAOs-at-Every-Level.aspxWed, 28 Jun 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/bc329a04-0a6a-436c-8277-575016b34c3dACE, Higher Education Groups Urge Senate to Fix Problems With Health Care BillIn a letter to Senate leaders, ACE and 18 other higher education associations raised serious concerns about the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, the Senate bill to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Groups-Urge-Senate-to-Fix-Problems-With-Health-Bill.aspxTue, 27 Jun 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/0e3b297f-2087-4f56-b91f-11fe1e2356c3NIH Director Testifies on Budget Request for FY 2018National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins testified June 22 before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on his agency’s FY 2018 budget, which the White House is proposing to cut by $7.2 billion for the upcoming fiscal year.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/NIH-Director-Testifies-on-Budget-Request-for-FY-2018.aspxMon, 26 Jun 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/dcdb361a-96c9-453b-9030-e85cfae2b6efComprehensive Demographic Profile of American College Presidents Shows Slow Progress in Diversifying Leadership Ranks, Concerns About FundingThe 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Comprehensive-Demographic-Profile-of-American-College-Presidents-Shows-Slow-Progress-in-Diversifying-Leadership-Ranks.aspxTue, 20 Jun 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/85197514-6712-4124-9557-f8eff3041aa3Institute for Leading Internationalization Participants Broaden the Boundaries of Global LearningA group of provosts, senior international officers, deans and other administrators with a critical role in advancing internationalization met in Washington last week for the ACE Institute for Leading Internationalization, where they discussed strategies for globalizing learning and the challenges they face.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Institute-for-Leading-Internationalization-Participants-Broaden-the-Boundaries-of-Global-Learning.aspxMon, 19 Jun 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/81f26b49-017a-449c-b064-51926dc649fdWebinar Exploring ACE Report on Key Predictors of Upward Transfer Now AvailableA May 18 webinar hosted by Hobsons and ACE that reviewed the findings and discussed strategies for taking action on key predictors of upward transfer for students who enroll in community college directly after high school is now available for viewing.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Webinar-Exploring-ACE-Report-on-Key-Predictors-of-Upward-Transfer-Now-Available.aspxMon, 19 Jun 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/3150c46c-a030-4cf2-a77c-0635e5f6d172Statement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on Trump Administration Decision to Continue DACA ProgramACE responds to the Trump administration's announcement to continue the Obama-era program designed to protect so-called Dreamers, undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as young children.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Molly-Corbett-Broad-on-Trump-Administration-Decision-to-Continue-DACA-Program.aspxFri, 16 Jun 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/d75d18aa-0b8b-4c2d-a9e4-c42640e56315Interrelatedness of Instructional Quality, Student Outcomes, and Institutional Finances WebinarACE commissioned a white paper as part of the Council’s collaboration with Strada Education Network to explore whether improvements in instructional quality can increase a postsecondary institution’s net revenue. This webinar will focus on insights from the white paper, Instructional Quality, Student Outcomes, and Institutional Finances, and offer how faculty development at one university has had a demonstrable impact at an institutional level.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Interrelatedness-of-Quality-Outcomes-Finances-Webinar.aspxThu, 15 Jun 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/c8616f1b-f745-4ee3-a556-0edf76507d3bACE Releases Signature Mapping Internationalization on U.S. Campuses ReportAccording 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Releases-Signature-Mapping-Internationalization-on-U-S-Campuses-Report.aspxWed, 14 Jun 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/8fb76386-6d22-4d45-b205-0d350edf395fACE Urges Support for National Institutes of Health as HHS Secretary Defends Administration’s FY 2018 BudgetACE's letter to HHS Secretary Tom Price and Mick Mulvaney, director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, expresses strong opposition to the Trump administration’s proposed $7.2 billion spending cut for NIH in FY 2018.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Urges-Support-for-National-Institutes-of-Health-as-HHS-Secretary-Prepares-to-Defend-Administrations-FY-2018-Budget.aspxWed, 14 Jun 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/67902388-0468-4a61-a6ad-14ec04ac78f9Statement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on the Department of Education's Regulatory Review AnnouncementSecretary of Education Betsy DeVos has announced the department's intention to establish rulemaking committees on borrower defense to repayment and gainful employment regulations.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Molly-Corbett-Broad-on-the-Department-of-Educations-Regulatory-Review-Announcement.aspxWed, 14 Jun 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/b10c38a0-e4a6-4abd-95e3-94f142523720ACE, Higher Education Groups Urge Congress to Continue Support for Student Aid, ResearchACE and 34 other higher education associations wrote to the leaders of the House and Senate budget and appropriations committees, asking them to maintain Congress’s “historic commitment” to financial aid and research in FY 2018.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Groups-Ask-Congress-to-Continue-Support-for-Student-Aid-Research.aspxWed, 07 Jun 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/d5de3cd2-0e47-4b8a-8593-5759c1216605Visiting Scholar Explores U.S. Higher Education Partnerships with IndiaACE's Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement's and visting scholar Kaoushikk Mukherjee are exploring the dynamics of institutional collaboration in a particularly unique and exciting context: India.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Visiting-Scholar-Investigates-U-S-Higher-Education-Partnerships-with-India.aspxWed, 24 May 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/2383aa09-5a44-4e67-ab47-473101e52d94Trump Budget Slashes Higher Education Along With Other Domestic ProgramsThe president's $4.1 trillion budget proposal for FY 2018 makes deep cuts to higher education, which ACE President Molly Corbett Broad said in a statement would have a crushing impact on low-income and working-class Americans.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Trump-Budget-Slashes-Higher-Education-Along-With-Other-Domestic-Programs.aspxWed, 24 May 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/1c93fbf0-691e-4aa4-81e9-150fbd2fa53bStatement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 BudgetPresident Trump's budget for FY 2018 envisions drastic cuts to federal student aid and research funding of a magnitude not seen in nearly four decades.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Molly-Corbett-Broad-on-President-Trumps-Fiscal-Year-2018-Budget.aspxTue, 23 May 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/d325a7f3-3c44-4c74-ac86-cb12b0ad3041To Enhance U.K.-U.S. Collaboration, Clarify, Capitalize and Think Broadly, Says ACE ReportColleges and universities in the United Kingdom and the United States face a parallel set of challenges regarding internationalization and globalizing student learning. A new report released by ACE’s Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement provides a comprehensive assessment of this collaboration and explores areas for further opportunity.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/To-Enhance-UK-US-Collaboration-Clarify-Capitalize-and-Think-Broadly-Says-ACE-Report.aspxMon, 22 May 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/3bfd196b-55f4-4cb1-92e9-9b47a9f2f706Register Now for May 18 Webinar Exploring ACE Report on Key Predictors of Upward TransferNew research from ACE’s Center for Policy Research and Strategy, with support from Hobsons, illuminates the policies and practices that can ensure students have the best opportunities to achieve their educational goals.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Report-Identifies-Key-Predictors-of-Upward-Transfer-for-Community-College-Students.aspxMon, 15 May 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/e6a0a047-5024-4a97-a5de-c9531350e44bShared Leadership Key to Confronting Modern Higher Education Challenges, Paper FindsShared leadership is a key factor for organizations that are best able to learn, innovate, perform and adapt to the types of external challenges confronting campuses.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Shared-Leadership-Key-to-Confronting-Modern-Higher-Education-Challenges-Paper-Finds.aspxWed, 10 May 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/3f735893-a9bf-48ac-b220-56bb1ae8031dDeadline for Institute for Leading Internationalization May 15With just a few spots left to fill, ACE’s Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement will accept applications for the Institute for Leading Internationalization until May 15. Designed for campus administrators with a critical role in advancing internationalization, the Institute will take place June 11-13 in Bethesda, MD.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Offering-Free-QA-Webinar-for-Institute-for-Leading-Internationalization.aspxMon, 08 May 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/f1635a09-14ce-498b-a547-cbdbbfd33333ACE, Other Associations Express Concern Over Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program​ACE and 36 other higher education groups sent a letter last week to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, expressing concern with recent reports regarding the Department of Education’s Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Other-Associations-Express-Concern-Over-Public-Service-Loan-Forgiveness-Program.aspxMon, 08 May 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/82f27833-1d47-4746-a89b-33f0175a746dWith Support from Campus Leaders, COIL Programs Expand Access to Global Learning At Home​Teams from a variety of U.S. and Japanese higher education institutions gathered April 27-28 in Washington, DC, for ACE’s first-ever ACE COIL Leadership Academy.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/With-Support-from-Campus-Leaders-COIL-Programs-Expand-Access-to-Global-Learning-At-Home.aspxWed, 03 May 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/74f5e08f-b0c0-46c7-95c6-fbe7053794d0CAO Briefing: May-June 2017CAO Briefing, ACE’s bi-monthly news roundup for chief academic officers, focuses on the changing role of CAOs. Read the news and event of interest to CAOs for May and June 2017.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/CAOB-May-June-2017.aspxWed, 03 May 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/7aba791a-cfec-4ea2-8181-ff78a3287cc4Statement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on Fiscal Year 2017 Budget AgreementThe budget agreement released today demonstrates strong, bipartisan support for the students and families our colleges and universities serve, and for the advancement of medical and scientific research.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Molly-Corbett-Broad-on-Fiscal-Year-2017-Budget-Agreement.aspxMon, 01 May 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/76ea3d29-98a7-4392-8ba0-5d9604da7353Budget Deal Restores Year-Round Pell Grants, Boosts NIH Funding by $2 Billion​Congressional negotiators have reached an agreement on a $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the federal government for the remainder of FY 2017.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Budget-Deal-Restores-Year-Round-Pell-Grants-Boosts-NIH-Funding-by-2-Billion.aspxMon, 01 May 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/9ae682d7-a9c9-4930-9d18-e8f52faf7b09ACE Attainment and Innovation Webinars Provide Information for Wide Range of Higher Education ProfessionalsUpcoming and archived webinars by ACE’s Center for Education Attainment and Innovation offer looks inside a wide range of higher education topics.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACEs-Center-for-Education-Attainment-and-Innovation-Webinars-Provide-Information-for-Wide-Range-of-Higher-Education-Profes.aspxWed, 19 Apr 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/61b4aaad-e31c-4c3d-83bb-4acc56cd9fe6ACE’s 2016 American College Application Campaign Reaches Record Number of StudentsEstimates show that the American College Application Campaign® (ACAC) last fall reached more than 5,700 high schools nationwide, resulting in more than 773,000 applications submitted by about 460,000 seniors.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACEs-2016-American-College-Application-Campaign-Reaches-Record-Number-of-Students.aspxMon, 17 Apr 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/8aa8ffe4-53ff-41ab-b4fe-12f5ca523cfeU.S.-Mexico Report Catalogues Academic Ties, Provides Roadmap for FutureA report released by ACE’s Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement, U.S.-Mexico Higher Education Engagement: Current Activities, Future Directions, provides a comprehensive assessment of academic ties between the two countries.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/U-S-Mexico-Report-Catalogues-Academic-Ties-Provides-Roadmap-for-Future.aspxMon, 17 Apr 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/f2f763c7-86c4-49dd-a2a0-66cf369b101bACE, Other Associations Express Concern Over Suspension of Federal Data Retrieval Tool​ACE and 25 other higher education associations expressed “grave concern” in a letter to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos about the suspension of the IRS data tool that makes the student financial aid application process quicker and more accurate.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Other-Associations-Express-Concern-Over-Suspension-of-Federal-Data-Retrieval-Tool.aspxFri, 14 Apr 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/5ed43fdd-ba58-440d-a124-c9d5b27d076dHigher Ed Spotlight: Basic Facts About Higher Education and How Students Finance Their EducationACE’S Center for Policy and Research Strategy has released updated versions of two 2015 infographics using the most recent publicly available data as part of its ongoing Higher Ed Spotlight series.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Higher-Ed-Spotlight-Basic-Facts-on-Higher-Education-and-How-Students-Finance-Their-Education.aspxWed, 05 Apr 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/475fcd70-869f-4f78-96f9-e0c0a1319549Higher Education Coalition Urges Congress to Protect, Strengthen Federal Investment in Student Aid​ACE is among the 576 organizations and higher education institutions sending a letter to Congress urging members to protect the federal student loan program and strengthen Pell Grants.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Higher-Education-Coalition-Urges-Congress-to-Protect-Strengthen-Federal-Investment-in-Student-Aid.aspxWed, 05 Apr 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/da637100-d1e6-4880-8c0f-49554a5f75daAssociations Request Congress Finalize Funding for FY 2017Thirty-five groups, including ACE, wrote to congressional leaders encouraging them to finalize work on the FY 2017 appropriations process “in the most expedient and least disruptive way” and opposing the cuts to student aid and research proposed by the Trump administration.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Associations-Request-Congress-Finalize-Funding-for-FY-2017.aspxWed, 05 Apr 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/75633c26-28e5-4d9c-a25d-21a3b92ca686ACE Names 46 Emerging Higher Education Leaders to ACE Fellows ProgramACE 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Names-46-Emerging-Higher-Education-Leaders-to-ACE-Fellows-Program.aspxMon, 03 Apr 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/6a2b2204-5644-4c73-a86d-6fccedf650c4ACE, Other Groups Call on FCC to Uphold Net Neutrality Rules​ACE and a number of other organizations sent a letter March 29 to Federal Communications Commission Chair Ajit Pai outlining a set of net neutrality principles they recommend should form the basis of any review of the FCC’s Open Internet Order.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Other-Groups-Call-on-FCC-to-Uphold-Net-Neutrality-Rules.aspxFri, 31 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/b5c5191d-5966-4299-8ed5-a9dc4ce505e4ACE Supports Bill to Promote Equal Access to Education for Students with DisabilitiesACE sent a letter today to Reps. Phil Roe (R-TN) and Joe Courtney (D-CT) in support of their bill to establish an independent commission to develop voluntary accessibility guidelines for postsecondary electronic instructional materials.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Supports-Bill-to-Promote-Equal-Access-to-Education-for-Students-with-Disabilities.aspxWed, 29 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/7b8c74a2-5f5e-43a0-b4c8-0c1ceec9ed70Higher Education Leaders Send Letter About Dreamers to President Trump​More than 560 college and university presidents sent a letter March 16 to President Trump in support of the “Dreamers,” a group of undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Higher-Education-Leaders-Send-Letter-on-Dreamers-to-President-Trump.aspxMon, 20 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/de93f686-ea9d-407a-9f4d-5d039f64e9e9Trump Budget Proposes Deep Cuts for Student Aid, Research FundingWhile the "skinny budget" does not contain detailed information on all programs, what was identified would represent the largest cuts to student aid and research funding proposed in decades.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Trump-Budget-Proposes-Deep-Cuts-for-Student-Aid-Research-Funding.aspxFri, 17 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/fe59333a-0587-4313-8d0a-bc503b7ee0abACE Launches National Search for 13th Council President​The ACE Board of Directors will work with the executive search firm Spencer Stuart to conduct a national search for the Council’s 13th president, in a process that begins immediately.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Launches-National-Search-for-13th-Council-President.aspxWed, 15 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/51d31305-6218-4935-8c53-a31c699892d0Judy C. Miner, Chancellor of Foothill-De Anza Community College District, Elected ACE Board ChairACE'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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Judy-C-Miner-Chancellor-of-Foothill-De-Anza-Community-College-District-Elected-ACE-Board-Chair.aspxMon, 13 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/8f2395b0-2438-4b4e-8804-4d2045ebdfdaACE Releases Paper Examining Links Between Instructional Quality, Student Outcomes and Institutional EfficiencyThe paper 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Releases-Paper-Examining-Links-Between-Instructional-Quality-Student-Outcomes-and-Institutional-Efficiency.aspxSun, 12 Mar 2017 09:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/a38819b5-e9b8-4c82-8e53-81de564d5597Brandman University and Agnes Scott College Receive ACE/Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional TransformationThe award was created to recognize institutions that have responded to higher education challenges in innovative and creative ways and achieved dramatic changes in a relatively brief period, and includes a $10,000 prize.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Brandman-University-and-Agnes-Scott-College-Receive-ACEFidelity-Investments-Award-for-Institutional-Transformation.aspxSun, 12 Mar 2017 09:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/c57d3f31-f7ee-40eb-8dfe-0e319ea4b857ACE Council of Fellows/Fidelity Investments Mentor Award Posthumously Bestowed to Earl H. Potter III​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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Council-of-FellowsFidelity-Investments-Mentor-Award-Posthumously-Bestowed-to-Earl-H-Potter-III.aspxSun, 12 Mar 2017 09:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/0d52d8d8-62c8-4271-ad22-7a02ee083be6ACE Summary Outlines Revised Travel Ban’s Potential Impact on Higher Education​President Trump signed a new executive order March 6 outlining his revised immigration travel ban, which aims to address the range of legal issues with the original order signed on Jan. 27.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Summary-Outlines-Revised-Travel-Bans-Potential-Impact-on-Higher-Education.aspxWed, 08 Mar 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/0ee228f9-e478-49ba-8764-7e72ba94dfe8Statement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on President Trump’s Revised Travel BanIn response to the Trump administration’s second travel ban, an effort to clarify the first executive order issued on Jan. 27.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Molly-Corbett-Broad-on-President-Trumps-Revised-Immigration-Executive-Order.aspxMon, 06 Mar 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/e9f3db58-0c30-4dfa-b21f-b232260bb1e4Trump Issues New Travel Ban, Clarifies Potential Impact on Student Visa HoldersACE President Molly Corbett Broad says that while a step in the right direction, the order still creates a climate where it is hard to view the United States as a welcoming place for study and research.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Trump-Signs-New-Travel-Ban-Clarifies-Potential-Impact-on-Student-Visa-Holders.aspxMon, 06 Mar 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/c4ea663b-88c7-4ebd-8fcf-e4cb53839b58ACE to Honor Cal State Fullerton President Mildred García With 2017 Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership AwardGarcía, 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-to-Honor-Cal-State-Fullerton-President-Mildred-Garcia-With-2017-Reginald-Wilson-Diversity-Leadership-Award.aspxWed, 01 Mar 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/038b670f-b696-4559-991e-3cc159bc9ae1CAO Briefing: March-April 2017CAO Briefing, ACE’s bi-monthly news roundup for chief academic officers, focuses on the changing role of CAOs. Read the news and event of interest to CAOs for March and April 2017.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/CAOB-March-April-2017.aspxWed, 01 Mar 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/3c48fa7e-e1b2-423f-afc7-22261e525908CIGE’s Barbara Hill Recognized for Lifetime Service to International Higher Education​ACE’s Barbara Hill received the AIEA Charles Klasek Award at the Association of International Education Administrators Annual Conference in celebration of her long-term and exceptional service to the field of international education.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/CIGEs-Barbara-Hill-Recognized-for-Lifetime-Service-to-International-Higher-Education.aspxMon, 27 Feb 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/ac4f4e1e-ab55-46d4-8cad-76af2319b6c1ACE/AIEA Internationalization Collaborative 2017 Focuses on Globalizing the Co-curriculum​Over 100 higher education leaders gathered in Washington Feb. 18 to discuss strategies for internationalizing the co-curriculum at this year’s ACE/AIEA Internationalization Collaborative.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACEAIEA-Internationalization-Collaborative-2017-Focuses-on-Globalizing-the-Co-curriculum.aspxMon, 27 Feb 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/df7150df-8d6b-4a44-ab0b-76f04a1b80faJudy Genshaft to Receive Donna Shavlik Award at ACE2017ACE 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Judy-Genshaft-to-Receive-Donna-Shavlik-Award-at-ACE2017.aspxWed, 22 Feb 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/15a92491-e2dd-4cf4-a6c5-ca2a18891e83Mid-Term Meeting of ACE’s 14th Internationalization Laboratory Considers Current Global ClimateThe cohort’s 11 members reported on efforts to transform campus internationalization during large and small group discussions and networking sessions.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Mid-Term-Meeting-of-ACEs-14th-Internationalization-Laboratory-Considers-Current-Global-Climate.aspxWed, 22 Feb 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/4b8faff7-0ee2-44ed-a2b7-3f5d89cffadbACE Names West Virginia Resident Tara Turley 2016 Student of the Year​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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Names-West-Virginia-Resident-Tara-Turley-2016-Student-of-the-Year.aspxWed, 15 Feb 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/4ffcdd56-63c6-46f7-9a2d-ff274ab2630bACE Report Underscores Need for Comprehensive Leadership DevelopmentThe 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Report-Underscores-Need-for-Comprehensive-Leadership-Development.aspxMon, 06 Feb 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/d75d335f-b3cc-4753-9812-bcc4481aaff5Presidents Tell DHS Secretary About Critical Role International Students and Scholars Play in the U.S.​Six hundred college and university presidents have written to the secretary of Homeland Security, expressing concern about President Trump’s order imposing a 90-day travel ban on seven Muslim countries and freezing refugee admissions.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Presidents-Tell-DHS-Secretary-About-Important-Role-International-Students-and-Scholars-Play-in-the-U-S.aspxMon, 06 Feb 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/8eecf776-31c0-4bf5-bb74-5a2fb309907bAssociations Write Homeland Security Secretary on Maintaining U.S. as Destination of Choice for International Students, ScholarsACE and 50 other higher education associations have written to Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly to offer assistance with the challenges the department faces in connection with international students, faculty and scholars.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Other-Associations-Write-Secretary-of-Homeland-Security-John-Kelly-About-Maintaining-U-S-as-Destination-of-Choice.aspxTue, 31 Jan 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/7d1cda41-8c67-49b6-a96c-bd6dad7917f5ACE, Credly Launch New Digital Credential Program to Recognize Workforce TrainingParticipants in ACE’s College Credit Recommendation Service (CREDIT®) will now be able to issue digital credentials through Credly.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Credly-Launch-New-Digital-Credential-Program-to-Recognize-Workforce-Training.aspxTue, 31 Jan 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/f7f9bb90-98b0-49bc-b947-b3c389c47091Prominent Higher Education Economists to Explore Value of Higher Education at ACE2017​A pair of noted higher education economists will take part in a broad-based discussion about the value of higher education for promoting both economic opportunity and an engaged citizenry at ACE2017, ACE’s 99th Annual Meeting, March 11-14 in Washington, DC.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Prominent-Higher-Education-Economists-to-Explore-Value-of-Higher-Education-at-ACE2017.aspxMon, 30 Jan 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/7a58e28e-8cc6-4143-a478-a78853f92b7cACE Releases Paper Exploring Intersection Between College Instruction and Student Outcomes​Effective college instruction leads to engaged and successful students who are more likely to be satisfied with their education and earn a postsecondary degree, finds a paper released today by ACE.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Releases-Paper-Exploring-Intersection-Between-College-Instruction-and-Student-Outcomes.aspxTue, 24 Jan 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/302d6f2f-4c15-443a-a788-0c7f71413d2dInstruction and Student Outcomes WebinarThis webinar focuses on a recently release ACE paper on the impact of improved instruction on student outcomes such as postsecondary degree attainmnet, engagement, and satisfication.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Instruction-and-Student-Outcomes-Webinar.aspxTue, 24 Jan 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/1d24eac4-858d-42c8-ae06-7476fa095f68ACE, Higher Education Groups Back BRIDGE Act for DACA RecipientsSens. Lindsey Graham and Dick Durbin have introduced a bill to provide temporary relief from deportation and employment authorization for recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status and DACA-eligible individuals.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Groups-Back-BRIDGE-Act-for-DACA-Recipients.aspxFri, 13 Jan 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/9bf93d15-bca0-4313-a822-7cbb7eead14eCAO Briefing: January-February 2017CAO Briefing, ACE’s bi-monthly news roundup for chief academic officers, focuses on the changing role of CAOs. Read the news and event of interest to CAOs for January and February 2017.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/CAOB-January-February-2017.aspxWed, 11 Jan 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/929379eb-9d15-4477-9c3c-35c723de59baACE President Molly Corbett Broad Announces Plans to Leave PostACE President Molly Corbett Broad, who became ACE’s 12th president in 2008 and is the first woman to lead the organization since its founding in 1918, has announced that she will step down on Oct. 31, 2017.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-President-Molly-Corbett-Broad-Announces-Plans-to-Leave-Post.aspxTue, 03 Jan 2017 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/ae04fb06-1523-4032-828f-6889987bb15eInfluential Leaders to Spark Conversations at ACE2017​An internationally recognized activist and venture capitalist, a leading public university president, and provocative thinkers from the ideological left and right are among the roster of speakers who will be featured at ACE2017, ACE’s 99th Annual Meeting, March 11-14, in Washington, DC.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Influential-Leaders-to-Spark-Conversations-at-ACE2017.aspxWed, 21 Dec 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/1366ed30-a01c-4fd5-b077-40a3a8b5c161ACE Roundtable Examines Issues of Academic Integrity and Intercollegiate AthleticsIntercollegiate 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Roundtable-Examines-Issues-of-Academic-Integrity-and-Intercollegiate-Athletics.aspxTue, 13 Dec 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/876b02b0-be54-4db5-b87e-b8747703d8cdStatement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on USA Funds AnnouncementWe 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Molly-Corbett-Broad-on-USA-Funds-Announcement.aspxWed, 07 Dec 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/453ec42f-8ba9-4716-8e18-a9e478c2d861Christine Brennan to Headline Women’s Leadership Dinner at ACE2017​Christine Brennan, an award-winning sports columnist for USA Today and best-selling author and speaker, will give the keynote address at the Women’s Leadership Dinner during ACE2017, ACE’s 99th Annual Meeting, March 11-14 in Washington, DC.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Christine-Brennan-to-Headline-Womens-Leadership-Dinner-at-ACE2017.aspxMon, 05 Dec 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/45cb0225-83ee-470e-a503-75cb970b075eACE Releases Brief on the Post-Election Climate for the DACA Program, “Sanctuary Campuses”Amid uncertainty about the future of the nation’s immigration laws under the Trump administration, ACE has released a new issue brief that can help frame the discussion about these questions and concerns.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Releases-Brief-on-the-Post-Election-Climate-for-the-Deferred-Action-for-Childhood-Arrivals-Program-Sanctuary-Campuses.aspxMon, 05 Dec 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/8d1d42be-447c-47f7-b523-65ced1b2da0bACE Co-Sponsors Crowdsourced Competition to Close Skills Gap​ACE is teaming up with Credly and the American Society of Association Executives for a Lumina Foundation-supported competition to identify breakthrough ideas in training and credentialing for high-demand skills and competencies.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Co-Sponsors-Crowdsourced-Competition-to-Close-Skills-Gap.aspxWed, 30 Nov 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/ad09e005-5c19-4503-87e5-f211862e2587Federal Judge Blocks Obama Administration's Overtime Pay Rule​A federal district judge in Texas last week at least temporarily blocked the Department of Labor’s overtime rule set to go into effect Dec. 1, a decision that could have a substantial impact on colleges and universities.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Federal-Judge-Blocks-Obama-Administrations-Overtime-Pay-Rule.aspxMon, 28 Nov 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/dec5ef2b-4e96-482b-8e81-1e9747fc1a982015-17 Internationalization Laboratory: “Embed” Internationalization on Campus​During the closing seminar of ACE’s 13th Internationalization Laboratory last week, the cohort wrapped up nearly two years of collaboration during which they developed goals and strategic plans for internationalization at their institutions.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/2015-17-Internationalization-Laboratory-Embed-Internationalization-on-Campus.aspxWed, 09 Nov 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/a45d02ec-7696-4b1f-b45f-8d40342ab6b3To Achieve Integration and Inclusivity, Leaders Move Beyond International RecruitingThe dialogue at ACE’s Executive Forum for Leading Internationalization—held by the Council’s Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement last week in Washington, DC—spanned small towns, cities, countries and continents.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/To-Achieve-Integration-and-Inclusivity-Leaders-Move-Beyond-International-Recruiting.aspxWed, 09 Nov 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/235383f8-b269-490d-8f6c-a19f1c4a3d5dACE President Molly Corbett Broad on the Election of Donald J. TrumpACE congratulates Donald J. Trump on his election as the nation’s 45th president.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-President-Molly-Corbett-Broad-on-the-Election-of-Donald-J-Trump.aspxWed, 09 Nov 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/0ffb4d56-3d6c-436c-ba0c-7c390949b805Education Department Releases Final Borrower Defense RegulationsThe new rules apply a uniform federal standard for the handling of student loan discharges in cases where borrowers assert fraud or abuse by institutions.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Education-Department-Releases-Final-Borrower-Defenses-Regulations.aspxMon, 31 Oct 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/1caaf8e0-5ebd-442d-9f59-a5774b2b00b5ACE, Higher Education Groups: Restore Year-Round Pell Grants​ACE and 33 other higher education groups sent a letter to House and Senate Appropriations Committee leaders expressing strong support for restoring year-round Pell Grants in any spending bill they devise for the rest of FY 2017.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Groups-Restore-Year-Round-Pell-Grants.aspxWed, 26 Oct 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/25955445-d163-41ec-9326-03318dee8944Louis Soares to Oversee ACE’s Strategic Alliances, Advancement Initiatives​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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Louis-Soares-to-Oversee-ACEs-Strategic-Alliances-Advancement-Initiatives.aspxWed, 26 Oct 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/ef6d9fa3-f487-4304-a155-568b93aa3feaUVA President Teresa Sullivan to Keynote ACE2017 Atwell Plenary​Teresa A. Sullivan, president of the University of Virginia, will keynote the Robert H. Atwell Plenary at ACE2017, ACE's 2017 Annual Meeting.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/UVA-President-Teresa-Sullivan-to-Keynote-ACE2017-Atwell-Plenary.aspxMon, 24 Oct 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/06783fe5-d601-42ae-8782-e3112e0688d8Administration Allows Colleges and Universities to Continue Subsidizing Graduate Student Health Plans​Three federal agencies last week announced that colleges and universities can continue providing subsidized student health insurance plans to graduate students under the Affordable Care Act.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Administration-Allows-Colleges-and-Universities-to-Continue-Subsidizing-Graduate-Student-Health-Plans.aspxMon, 24 Oct 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/9301153f-884e-4a8a-b1fe-e081ba26f1e1ACE, Strada Education Network to Explore How Effective College Instruction Can Lead to Greater Student SuccessACE and Strada Education Network today announced a groundbreaking collaboration to examine higher education instruction and assess the connections between quality teaching and student success.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-USA-Funds-to-Explore-How-Effective-College-Instruction-Can-Lead-to-Greater-Student-Success.aspxWed, 19 Oct 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/eb8aa3a9-a9ec-44bc-a58d-4f214614cb20Expanding Collaboration Between U.S. and Ibero-American Higher EducationHeather H. Ward of ACE’s Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement shares highlights on the recent seminar, “Partnering with U.S. Higher Education,” held Oct. 5-7 in Miami.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Expanding-Collaboration-Between-US-and-Ibero-American-Higher-Education.aspxWed, 19 Oct 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/6e53472b-2756-41f9-a61f-c33a394f28f1ACE, Education Groups Submit Brief to Connecticut Supreme Court in Study Abroad Liability LawsuitACE, along with 23 higher education and independent schools associations, has submitted a brief to the Connecticut Supreme Court in the so-called Hotchkiss School “tick-bite case,” a study abroad liability suit.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Education-Groups-Submit-Brief-to-Connecticut-Supreme-Court-in-Study-Abroad-Liability-Lawsuit.aspxWed, 19 Oct 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/e3bb2ec6-3b27-4d63-badd-a397db64cb16Education Department Releases Final Teacher Preparation Regulations​The regulations require states to report on and rate programs using a number of measures including student learning outcomes, placement and retention rates and feedback from graduates and their employers.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Education-Department-Releases-Final-Teacher-Preparation-Regulations.aspxMon, 17 Oct 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/c4008b9a-6e5d-4d75-a1cf-813f0dcbc1f5ACE, Associations Comment on Proposed Web Accessibility RulesACE and 12 other higher education associations submitted comments last week in response to a Department of Justice request for input on revising the regulations governing the accessibility of state and local government websites—including those of public universities—under the Americans with Disabilities Act.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Associations-Comment-on-Proposed-Web-Accessibility-Rules.aspxWed, 12 Oct 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/93883b4a-0047-4ec7-b742-5663c8dee81fSupreme Court Denies Petitions To Hear NCAA v. O'Bannon​The U.S. Supreme Court has denied requests by both parties to review last year’s federal appeals court decision in O’Bannon v. NCAA, a case involving federal antitrust laws and restrictions on the compensation of intercollegiate athletes.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Supreme-Court-Denies-Petitions-To-Hear-NCAA-v-OBannon.aspxWed, 05 Oct 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/8e05f1c5-d31b-48c2-89a4-28fc3df2fd52MIT Media Lab Director Joi Ito to Address ACE2017​Joichi “Joi” Ito, an internationally prominent activist, entrepreneur and venture capitalist, will be the keynote speaker at the ACE2017 Monday luncheon plenary session on innovation.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/MIT-Media-Lab-Director-Joi-Ito-to-Address-ACE2017.aspxMon, 26 Sep 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/f9a9d76e-cd27-4efc-a6f9-0a0a1cdfece9ACE Supports Legislation Promoting Equal Access to Education for Students with Disabilities​ACE believes that equal access to higher education for students with disabilities is a critical issue, and strongly supports the Accessible Instructional Materials in Higher Education (AIM HE) Act.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Supports-Legislation-Promoting-Equal-Access-to-Education-for-Students-with-Disabilities.aspxMon, 26 Sep 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/dd871a25-e916-4833-a219-5c0cdcd5bb5eACE, Groups Submit Testimony on Endowments to House Ways & Means Subcommittee​ACE and six other higher education associations submitted testimony for the record last week to the House Ways & Means Oversight Subcommittee as a follow-up to a Sept. 13 hearing on college and university endowments and their potential impact on areas such as college access and affordability.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Groups-Submit-Testimony-on-Endowments-to-House-Ways-Means-Subcommittee.aspxMon, 26 Sep 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/b4611679-8a23-485b-a85d-297930028173NCAA Asks College Presidents to Commit to Diversity and Inclusion​The NCAA has asked presidents and chancellors at NCAA member institutions to sign a pledge affirming their commitment to ethnic, racial and gender diversity when conducting searches for athletics administrators.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/NCAA-Asks-College-Presidents-to-Commit-to-Diversity-and-Inclusion.aspxWed, 21 Sep 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/18c10b62-f1b2-442d-871d-a386c39a1dc3Statement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad and ACE Board Chair John J. DeGioia, President of Georgetown University, on the NCAA Diversity and Gender Equity PledgeStatement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad and ACE Board Chair John J. DeGioia, President of Georgetown University, on the NCAA's diversity and gender equity pledge released Sept. 21.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-and-Board-Chair-on-NCAA-Diversity-and-Gender-Equity-Pledge.aspxWed, 21 Sep 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/3e3e2adc-447d-4e3b-87e6-5b97b2daf7aeStatement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on C-RAC’s New Review PolicyStatement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on the Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions' new review policy, which will further scrutinize institutions with low graduation rates.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Molly-Corbett-Broad-on-C-RACs-New-Review-Policy.aspxWed, 21 Sep 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/303c987b-46ac-4c43-abc7-75541e648bc4ACE’s American College Application Campaign Gears Up for Continued Growth, New CollaborationsThe American College Application Campaign® has joined forces with the ACT Center for Equity in Learning as it works to assist high school seniors in navigating the college admissions process.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACEs-American-College-Application-Campaign-Gears-Up-for-Continued-Growth-New-Collaborations.aspxWed, 14 Sep 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/210f0590-9725-4532-9983-cdb89dfd2e6dACE Internationalization Laboratory Cohort Explores New Pathways Together​During the Aug. 26 kickoff meetubg, members of the 2016-18 cohort of ACE's Internationalization Laboratory explored the challenges to moving their campuses toward comprehensive internationalization.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Internationalization-Laboratory-Cohort-Explores-New-Pathways-Together.aspxMon, 12 Sep 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/ca907942-84cb-4f13-8576-5185e926e390ACE, Associations Urge Permanent Solution to Graduate Student Health Insurance IssueIn a letter to three federal agencies, the groups urge permanent guidance that will allow universities to continue providing subsidized health insurance plans for their graduate students under the Affordable Care Act.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Associations-Urge-Permanent-Solution-to-Graduate-Student-Health-Insurance-Issues.aspxMon, 12 Sep 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/89cc5508-ff8c-40f3-b5ca-a2dbe7af3034Associations Comment on Proposed Rules for State Oversight of Distance Education​​ACE and a group of 17 higher education associations submitted comments to the Education Department on the proposed regulations on state authorization requirements for postsecondary distance education.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Associations-Comment-on-Proposed-Rules-for-State-Oversight-of-Distance-Education.aspxWed, 07 Sep 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/ed6087c1-ea6c-4311-bef1-3a905f8d6de8Statement by ACE Vice President and General Counsel Peter McDonough on NLRB’s Columbia University RulingThe National Labor Relations Board has ruled 3-1 that students who work as teaching or research assistants at private colleges and universities are employees and eligible to be unionized.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Peter-McDonough-Statement-on-NLRB-Ruling.aspxTue, 23 Aug 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/75c183f0-fdad-4846-add4-0af96778aa3bACE Working With Northeastern, GE on Federal Initiative Seeking New Education and Training Models​ACE is providing its quality assurance expertise as part of a collaboration with Northeastern University and General Electric through the Department of Education’s EQUIP program.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Working-With-Northeastern-GE-on-Federal-Initiative-Seeking-New-Education-and-Training-Models.aspxTue, 16 Aug 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/b92e9a5e-c9cd-47be-b917-fc0cf30679ffACE, Higher Education Associations Comment on Proposed Borrower Defenses Regulations​ACE and a group of 13 other higher education associations have submitted comments on proposed regulations for discharge of federal loans when colleges have defrauded students.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Associations-Comment-on-Proposed-Borrower-Defenses-Regulations.aspxThu, 04 Aug 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/09107653-e6bd-4bd4-9126-300dc1920e26ACE Infographic Highlights the Federal Perkins Loan ProgramSee the latest installment in the ACE Center for Policy and Research Strategy's Higher Ed Spotlight series, which covers relevant and timely issues of interest to higher education stakeholders.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Infographic-Highlights-the-Federal-Perkins-Loan-Program.aspxWed, 03 Aug 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/7f6fcba2-6d56-401a-bd9f-5ab7f53a0025ACE CPRS' Research Informs Pressing Issues in Higher EducationCPRS produces papers, briefs, blog posts, infographics and convenings that explore emergent practices with an emphasis on solutions for an evolving higher education landscape and changing American demographic.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/CPRS-Research-Informs-Pressing-Issues-in-Higher-Education.aspxMon, 01 Aug 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/eb9edd35-efd7-4000-a7fd-3f233554b1d3Competency-Based Education: Rising Interest, Gradual ImplementationA survey of leaders at 251 colleges and universities active or interested in competency-based education reveals that even while interest in CBE is rising, implementation of CBE courses and programs remain gradual.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Competency-Based-Education-Rising-Interest-Gradual-Implementation.aspxWed, 27 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/4bd189a4-33fa-4adf-9a8a-98bda95699b0Department of Education Proposes Rules on Oversight of Online Courses​The proposed regulations on state authorization requirements for postsecondary distance education outline how colleges and universities that offer online education programs to students in other states should be regulated.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Department-of-Education-Proposes-Rules-on-Oversight-of-Online-Courses.aspxMon, 25 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/e40eba15-5bbd-4260-9df5-3a9eea18270dACE Blog Series on Data Offers Campus Leaders Ideas to Spur Institutional Change​A recent three-part blog series on ACE’s Higher Education Today blog looks at financial data issues in higher education and offers insights for leaders looking to improve the way they use data in everyday decision-making.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Blog-Series-on-Data-Offers-Campus-Leaders-Ideas-to-Spur-Institutional-Change.aspxMon, 25 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/349d44fc-b5d6-4f11-b147-f62517b7fdddACE Memo Outlines Rules Governing Political Activity on CampusACE’s memo on Political Campaign-Related Activities of and at Colleges and Universities can help campuses learn more about the appropriate ways to become involved in elections.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Memo-Outlines-Rules-Governing-Political-Activity-on-Campus.aspxWed, 20 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/b88a2be8-d076-42cd-8d02-24535a85c77bHouse Committee Passes FY 2017 Education Appropriations Bill​The full House Committee on Appropriations voted 31-19 July 14 to approve the FY 2017 spending bill for Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, which does not restore year-round Pell Grants.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/House-Committee-Passes-FY-2017-Education-Appropriations-Bill.aspxMon, 18 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/1cfe8a41-ada4-48dc-aac0-ba2a5e1a4222House Approves Five Higher Education Bills​The House has passed five higher education bills that aim to improve the financial aid process, enhance consumer information and strengthen federal programs that support the work of minority-serving institutions.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/House-Approves-Five-Higher-Education-Bills.aspxTue, 12 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/62d8f956-509c-45bb-b16f-2853e845d916After a Year of Change, 2015-16 Class of ACE Fellows Gathers for Final Retreat​For many members of the 2015-16 class of the ACE Fellows Program, the institutions they will be returning to this fall will look and feel drastically different than when they left.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/After-a-Year-of-Change-2015-16-Class-of-ACE-Fellows-Gather-for-Final-Retreat.aspxMon, 11 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/26f838f0-2493-4e9c-a9c2-3e835e43296aHouse Appropriations Subcommittee Approves FY 2017 Labor-HHS-Education BillThe House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education has approved its spending bill for FY 2017. The bill does not restore year-round Pell Grants.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/House-Appropriations-Subcommittee-Approves-FY-2017-Labor-HHS-Education-Bill.aspxFri, 08 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/3dcb0892-7fda-4c7f-a0af-852eb0c0a45fCIGE Provides Resources for Campus InternationalizationACE’s Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement (CIGE) promotes campus internationalization through a broad range of publications, programs and online resources.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/CIGE-Provides-Resources-for-Campus-Internationalization.aspxFri, 01 Jul 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/35ca7b1f-8578-446e-9242-fd8790f7a4acArchived ACE Webcast on Impact of Federal Overtime Regulation on Higher Education Now Available​The June 17 ACE webcast discussing the potential challenges campuses will face in implementing the new Fair Labor Standards Act overtime pay regulation is now archived and available for free viewing.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Archived-ACE-Webcast-on-Impact-of-Federal-Overtime-Regulation-on-Higher-Education-Now-Available.aspxWed, 29 Jun 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/6f05b309-e5eb-46b1-abbf-c56537880ff9Senators Ask Administration to Clarify Graduate Student Health Coverage Rules​Sen. Charles Schumer and a group of 16 Democratic senators sent a letter last week to the Obama administration on the need to develop a permanent solution to allow graduate students to receive subsidized student health insurance coverage.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Senators-Ask-Administration-to-Clarify-Graduate-Student-Health-Coverage-Rules.aspxMon, 27 Jun 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/a88ea4d6-27f4-4c97-9210-cddc6f5102b4Supreme Court Affirms Constitutionality of UT Admissions Policy​​The U.S. Supreme Court on June 23 issued its long-awaited decision in the second hearing of Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin (UT), voting 4-3 to uphold UT’s diversity in admissions policy.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Supreme-Court-Affirms-Constitutionality-of-UT-Admissions-Policy.aspxFri, 24 Jun 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/74a49595-be8a-4b00-bd3b-4d802a14e002ACE President Molly Corbett Broad Statement on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin DecisionThe U.S. Supreme Court has voted 4-3 to uphold the University of Texas at Austin's consideration of race and ethnicity in college admissions.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-President-Molly-Corbett-Broad-Statement-on-Fisher-v-University-of-Texas-at-Austin-Ruling.aspxThu, 23 Jun 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/64a2744e-8929-4140-af6e-eab6d3ec2b80House Committee Approves Five Bills in Move Toward Reauthorizing the Higher Education Act​The House Education and the Workforce Committee has approved five higher education measures focused on improving the financial aid process, enhancing consumer information and strengthening federal programs that support the work of minority-serving institutions.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/House-Committee-Approves-Five-Bills-in-Move-Toward-Reauthorizing-the-Higher-Education-Act.aspxWed, 22 Jun 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/7939a634-f700-41ec-b272-9430126d4480College Credit for Veterans: Letters to The New York TimesACE and three veterans organizations submitted letters to the editor responding to a May 30 op-ed in The New York Times regarding the Council’s respected military credit evaluation program.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/College-Credit-for-Vets.aspxTue, 21 Jun 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/79e63290-6668-4243-b3bd-2b8874a75a46ACE Institute Fostered Collaboration Among Campus Leaders in Crafting Plans for Internationalization​ACE last week hosted the Institute for Leading Internationalization, a three-day professional development program for campus leaders who have a critical role in advancing internationalization.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Institute-Fostered-Collaboration-Among-Campus-Leaders-in-Crafting-Plans-for-Internationalization.aspxWed, 15 Jun 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/81b794bb-fc8f-43db-ae54-1e1c65e69c29Senate Appropriations Bill Restores Year-Round Pell, Increases NIH Funding​The Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations subcommittee yesterday approved a $162 billion funding bill for FY 2017 that restores year-round Pell Grants and increases the maximum grant award from $5,815 to $5,935.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Senate-Appropriations-Bill-Restores-Year-Round-Pell-Increases-NIH-Funding.aspxWed, 08 Jun 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/aa6dc998-ad9e-4b95-980e-806008a36530ACE Releases Issue Brief to Help Institutions Prepare for New Federal Overtime Rule​Last month, the U.S. Department of Labor released its long-anticipated final rule on overtime pay. This issue brief will help campuses prepare before the new rule goes into effect on Dec. 1.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Releases-Issue-Brief-to-Help-Institutions-Prepare-for-New-Federal-Overtime-Rule.aspxMon, 06 Jun 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/3a53918e-1c0b-451f-b7dc-86cea5a16a2cACE Webinar on Providing Subsidized Student Health Insurance to Graduate Students Now Available​A free video and powerpoint slides are now available of the May 12 ACE webinar exploring whether helping graduate students pay for student health insurance could trigger penalties for colleges and universities under the Affordable Care Act.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Webinar-on-Providing-Subsidized-Student-Health-Insurance-to-Graduate-Students-Now-Available.aspxFri, 27 May 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/986cf996-5518-4dd3-873c-f2332b70c04aNew Federal Overtime Rule Could Have Significant Impact on Higher EducationThe Department of Labor's final rule on overtime pay establishes a new threshold of $47,476 a year for those working more than 40 hours a week to be eligible for overtime compensation.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Administration-Releases-New-Overtime-Rules.aspxWed, 18 May 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/05cea927-e29f-469b-b61f-ff544070eb12Statement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad on the Department of Labor’s FLSA Overtime RegulationColleges and universities are major employers in many communities around the country, offering stable jobs with good wages and benefits to millions of individuals from many professions and walks of life.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Statement-by-ACE-President-Molly-Corbett-Broad-on-the-Department-of-Labors-FLSA-Overtime-Regulation.aspxTue, 17 May 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/2b1c86ea-6247-45e3-ac5e-6e46dd138b0bTribal Colleges and Universities Face Funding ChallengesTribal College and University Funding: Tribal Sovereignty at the Intersection of Federal, State, and Local Funding is the second in a three-part series on Minority-Serving Institutions from ACE's Center for Policy Research and Strategy.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Tribal-Colleges-and-Universities-Face-Funding-Challenges.aspxMon, 16 May 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/7c517135-9c1a-4dca-906d-4d77ad545cf1Online Technology Connects Faculty and Students Across the Globe​A special edition of Internationalization in Action was released last week during the opening plenary of the SUNY Collaborative Online International Learning Center’s 10th Anniversary Conference.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Online-Technology-Connects-Faculty-and-Students-Across-the-Globe.aspxWed, 04 May 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/74f2d8aa-d1e8-4ed5-b647-4a247fe9562bNew Research Highlights Opportunities for U.S.-Europe Higher Education CollaborationEngaging with Europe: Enduring Ties, New Opportunities, a new edition in ACE’s International Briefs for Higher Education Leaders series, explores new trends that have emerged in higher education in Europe.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/New-Research-Highlights-Opportunities-for-U-S-Europe-Higher-Education-Collaboration.aspxMon, 02 May 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/5ae16d57-f459-4470-b167-fc8e6234c3aaACE Comments on Distance Education Provisions in Teacher Preparation Regulations​Along with five other presidential higher education associations, ACE submitted comments to the Education Department on the distance education provisions in its proposed teacher preparation program rules.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Higher-Education-Groups-Comment-on-Distance-Education-Provisions-in-Teacher-Preparation-Regulations.aspxMon, 02 May 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/38deb444-0f9d-40d8-bdaa-0abb7a650607ACE Summit Highlights Resources for Military-Connected StudentsACE's second Service Member and Veteran Academic Advising Summit brought together experts in military-connected student populations, admissions and academic advising, veterans employment and transition assistance.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Summit-Highlights-Resources-for-Military-Connected-Students.aspxMon, 25 Apr 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/d7b9e4aa-64d0-406f-ad39-b61e38e6c3f2ACE Report: Student Affairs Professionals Make Key Contributions to Campus InternationalizationACE's Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement released findings this week as part of the final report in a three-part series on internationalizing the co-curriculum, Internationalization and Student Affairs.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Report-Highlights-Role-of-Student-Affairs-Professionals-in-Campus-Internationalization.aspxMon, 25 Apr 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/7965b82e-fa20-4e1f-9c8c-abb25ac62acaACE, Associations Urge Congress to Preserve Pell Surplus, DoD Research FundingThe groups sent a letter expressing strong opposition to any effort to take funds from the Pell Grant Program to use for other purposes in the FY 2017 Labor-HHS appropriations bills.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Associations-Urge-Congress-to-Preserve-Pell-Surplus-DoD-Research-Funding.aspxMon, 18 Apr 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/ef3e5197-8e75-41fc-82e8-609d5e02ef90ACE Names 33 Emerging Higher Education Leaders to ACE Fellows ProgramACE 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Names-33-Emerging-Higher-Education-Leaders-to-ACE-Fellows-Program.aspxWed, 13 Apr 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/d3d9ed0e-e88e-41bd-aef0-8350a4f42abaDeadline Approaching to Participate in Survey to Map Internationalization on U.S. CampusesConducted every five years, Mapping is the only comprehensive source of data and analysis on internationalization in U.S. higher education. Make sure your institution is included.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Survey-to-Map-Internationalization-on-U-S-Campuses-Launches.aspxMon, 11 Apr 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/62033170-c374-4c9b-8a77-921f0398b50eNew Report: Federal Aid Rarely Affects Tuition Policy at Colleges and Universities​A new monograph written for ACE finds little evidence that increases in federal financial aid drive up college tuition, and that institutions rarely rely on federal aid as a rationale to give out less of their own institutional aid.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/New-Report-Federal-Aid-Rarely-Affects-Tuition-Policy-at-Colleges-and-Universities.aspxMon, 21 Mar 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/10347115-6f94-49eb-937e-e5b139707c48ACE Releases Memo on Campus Political Campaign ActivitiesWith the 2016 presidential election in full swing, ACE has reissued its memo on Political Campaign-Related Activities of and at Colleges and Universities.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Releases-Memo-on-Campus-Political-Campaign-Activities.aspxWed, 16 Mar 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/afd79c78-5d73-4154-b79f-3f74e151e776Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia Elected ACE Board Chair​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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Georgetown-University-President-John-J-DeGioia-Elected-ACE-Board-Chair.aspxMon, 14 Mar 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/c8533d0f-5b2f-41df-9902-707673913603Report Recommends Ways for Higher Education Leaders to Harness Data to Improve Student Outcomes and Innovate With IntegrityThe 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Report-Recommends-Ways-for-Higher-Education-Leaders-to-Harness-Data-to-Improve-Student-Outcomes-and-Innovate-With-Integrity.aspxMon, 14 Mar 2016 08:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/a9318040-8c90-4ba0-b54d-6ca55df1f281Casteen Receives 2016 ACE Council of Fellows/Fidelity Investments Mentor Award​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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Casteen-Receives-2016-ACE-Council-of-FellowsFidelity-Investments-Mentor-Award.aspxSun, 13 Mar 2016 09:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/4afbbf2c-3f9f-4992-ba53-8bd74f47bc97Fayetteville State University and Newbury College Receive ACE/Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional TransformationThe 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Fayetteville-State-University-and-Newbury-College-Receive-ACEFidelity-Investments-Award-for-Institutional-Transformation.aspxSun, 13 Mar 2016 09:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/413054e8-83f9-4920-8858-ee160688c574ACE Survey Finds Increased Focus Among College Presidents on Campus Racial ClimateCampus 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Survey-Finds-Increased-Focus-Among-College-Presidents-on-Campus-Racial-Climate.aspxThu, 10 Mar 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/dfedb2ca-cab9-4e9b-b42a-4db8666c9c4cCalifornia Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris to Receive ACE Lifetime Achievement AwardHarris 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/California-Community-Colleges-Chancellor-Brice-W-Harris-to-Receive-ACE-Lifetime-Achievement-Award.aspxWed, 09 Mar 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/10c1085e-3809-474e-b28f-f15ff59f9e83A Blueprint for Improving Educational Outcomes for Black and Latino MenA new brief in CPRS's Viewpoints series aims to help educators and policymakers better understand the challenges young male students of color face and give them tools to address those challenges.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/A-Blueprint-for-Improving-Educational-Outcomes-for-Black-and-Latino-Men.aspxWed, 09 Mar 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/b16cc0be-90cd-47d7-ac72-2bc2da605de5Girl Scouts USA CEO Anna Maria Chávez to Address ACE2016​Anna Maria Chávez, chief executive officer of the Girl Scouts of the USA, will explore the theme of Leading in a Changing World at ACE2016's closing plenary.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Girl-Scouts-USA-CEO-Anna-Maria-Chavez-to-Address-ACE2016.aspxWed, 09 Mar 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/3e2c00c9-d7ba-4cd4-900c-2ee95d7d34ebACE and ACUE Announce Landmark Collaboration to Advance Student Success Through Effective College InstructionThe shared goal of the collaboration is to dramatically expand the use of effective teaching practices to benefit students, faculty and institutions.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-and-ACUE-Announce-Landmark-Collaboration-to-Advance-Student-Success-Through-Effective-College-Instruction.aspxTue, 08 Mar 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/7cf0ab89-42cd-4c05-87a8-5b994f14839bACE2016 Begins This WeekendACE2016, ACE's 98th Annual Meeting, will begin Saturday and bring together more than 1,800 higher education leaders in San Francisco.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE2016-Begins-This-Weekend.aspxMon, 07 Mar 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/144286f3-5eb7-4c31-adbb-0e9b05edca98ACE to Honor University of Cincinnati President Santa J. Ono With 2016 Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership AwardSanta J. Ono, president of the University of Cincinnati, will receive the 2016 Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award at ACE2016.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-to-Honor-University-of-Cincinnati-President-Santa-J-Ono-With-2016-Reginald-Wilson-Diversity-Leadership-Award.aspxWed, 02 Mar 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/fd3fcf51-938b-4a8e-8021-8ac2dec82b3bHigher Education Leaders Meet in Montreal to Discuss Global Learning in General Education​More than 100 higher education leaders gathered Feb. 20 in Montreal to discuss strategies for internationalizing the general education curriculum as part of this year’s ACE-AIEA Internationalization Collaborative.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Higher-Education-Leaders-Meet-in-Montreal-to-Discuss-Global-Learning-in-General-Education.aspxWed, 02 Mar 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/699a20ff-d1c2-4b6f-883b-4b47c964507fACE2016 App Now Available for Download​The mobile app for ACE2016, ACE’s 98th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, is now available for download in the Apple App Store or Android Google Play Store.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE2016-App-Now-Available-for-Download.aspxMon, 29 Feb 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/f7531cb2-df91-4e68-b0eb-f648a3278d21ACE Names Illinois Resident Mario Sankis 2015 Student of the Year​Mario Sankis, of Round Lake Beach, IL, will be presented with ACE's Student of the Year Award at ACE2016 during the March 14 morning plenary session.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Names-Illinois-Resident-Mario-Sankis-2015-Student-of-the-Year.aspxWed, 24 Feb 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/f53aedbf-af76-4c02-9566-2af4537965ecInfographic Series Highlights CAOs’ Background, Job Duties and Career Paths​ACE’s Center for Policy Research and Strategy has released a series of infographics on chief academic officers, the most senior academic official on college and university campuses.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Infographic-Series-Highlights-CAOs-Background-Job-Duties-and-Career-Paths.aspxWed, 24 Feb 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/b856bad1-53c6-4817-b902-dc0d8d477241Two New Papers Explore Benefits of Improved Postsecondary Credentialing, Effective Communication of CompetenciesImproving the higher education credentialing system and better communicating the value of competencies offer significant benefits to students and employers, according to the white papers.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Two-New-Papers-Explore-Benefits-to-Students-and-Employers-of-Improved-Postsecondary-Credentialing-Effective-Communication-.aspxWed, 24 Feb 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/b466d4fd-cbb4-4993-abb1-2bc8c9490781Lucie Lapovsky to Receive Donna Shavlik Award at ACE2016The award will be given at ACE2016, ACE’s 98th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, during the Women's Leadership Dinner. The Michigan ACE Network for Women Leaders in Higher Education also will be recognized.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Lucie-Lapovsky-to-Receive-Donna-Shavlik-Award-at-ACE2016.aspxWed, 17 Feb 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/e3aa43a7-bf57-4a7c-9241-5af40ad83f9613th Cohort of Internationalization Laboratory Shares Steps Forward​Members of the 13th Cohort of ACE’s Internationalization Laboratory joined in a robust discussion last Monday in Washington during its mid-year seminar. The participants, who represent 13 institutions of various types and sizes, are midway through 20 months of work.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/13th-Cohort-of-Internationalization-Laboratory-Shares-Steps-Forward.aspxFri, 12 Feb 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/f1252c79-ddc1-4ad4-9b9d-80e7b804c2b3WEDNESDAY BUZZ: President Releases Budget for FY 2017, Requests Funding for America’s College Promise Program​President Obama released the final budget request of his presidency yesterday, requesting a total of $69.4 billion for the Department of Education for FY 2017.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/WEDNESDAY-BUZZ-President-Releases-Budget-for-FY-2017-Requests-Funding-for-Americas-College-Promise-Program.aspxWed, 10 Feb 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/caf6a7c8-13d5-44c4-a2fa-ea133a20a853ACE Fellows Gather for Mid-Year Retreat, Gain Perspective on Fellowship YearThe ACE Fellows Program Class of 2015-16 met last month in Miami for a mid-year retreat designed to foster reflection on the fellowship experience, assess progress on individual goals and create a post-Fellowship plan.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Fellows-Gather-for-Mid-Year-Retreat-Gain-Perspective-on-Fellowship-Year.aspxMon, 08 Feb 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/f88a3986-0747-4362-a6b4-2956d8e09218Entrepreneur and Investor Reid Hoffman, Journalist Eugene Robinson to Address ACE2016Entrepreneur and investor Reid Hoffman and journalist Eugene Robinson will be featured speakers at ACE2016, ACE’s 98th Annual Meeting, scheduled for March 12-15 in San Francisco.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Entrepreneur-and-Investor-Reid-Hoffman-Journalist-Eugene-Robinson-to-Address-ACE2016.aspxMon, 08 Feb 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/e31a4059-b963-4907-9236-0eb6095817ceACE2016 to Feature Sessions Crucial for Leadership Development​ACE2016, ACE’s 98th Annual Meeting, will feature a wide range of sessions and events specifically designed to help ensure that higher education’s current and future leaders are ready to take on real-world challenges and serve the capacity-building needs of their institutions.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE2016-to-Feature-Sessions-Crucial-for-Leadership-Development.aspxWed, 03 Feb 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/0c645e56-81b5-42f8-8524-73a0872bce47Geography Shapes Equity and Opportunity in Higher Education, Paper FindsEducation Deserts: The Continued Significance of “Place” in the Twenty-First Century is the first paper in Viewpoints, a new series by ACE’s Center for Policy Research and Strategy.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Geography-Shapes-Equity-and-Opportunity-in-Higher-Education-Paper-Finds.aspxWed, 03 Feb 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/7eeee709-a1ab-4333-814d-b4cfd0d5033fNew Report Looks at the Status of Women in Higher EducationA new infobrief by ACE's Center for Policy Research and Strategy, “Pipelines, Pathways, and Institutional Leadership: An Update on the Status of Women in Higher Education,” updates key statistics about women in higher education.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/New-Report-Looks-at-the-Status-of-Women-in-Higher-Education.aspxFri, 15 Jan 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/c45842db-a6cd-43f8-addb-008e35c58683ACE Launches Moving the Needle Campaign to Achieve Higher Education Leadership Gender ParityA 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.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/ACE-Launches-Moving-the-Needle-Campaign-to-Achieve-Higher-Education-Leadership-Gender-Parity.aspxTue, 12 Jan 2016 10:00:00 GMThttp://www.acenet.edu/7db58869-4218-4d26-8369-2029817d0c22