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ACE State Network Leadership Award

The award recognizes an outstanding, innovative, and visionary program sponsored by an ACE State Network or by a college or university.

​The ACE State Network Leadership Award for the Advancement of Women in Higher Education recognizes an outstanding and innovative program, sponsored by an ACE State Network or by a college or university that helped advance or support women or women's issues in higher education. The award will be presented during the State Network Coordinator's Reception of ACE2017, the 99th ACE Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. 

Nominations for the 2017 award must be received by Sunday, November 20, 2016. For additional information, email or call 202-939-9390.

Past Award Recipients

2017  Oregon State University's Difference, Power and Discrimination (DPD) program

2016  Michigan ACE Network for Women Leaders in Higher Education

2015  Virginia Tech’s Women's Leadership and Mentoring Program (WLMP)

2014  University of Alabama's Graduate Parents Support (GPS) program 

2013  BRIDGES Academic Leadership for Women

2012  ​Asilomar Leadership Skills Seminar: Community College League of California (CCLC)​

2011  ​​​University of California at San Francisco's Diversity Pipeline Initiative, Leadership Conference

2010​ ​​​ New Jersey State Network's annual "Women of Color" Conference

2009  ​​​North Dakota State University Focus on Resources for Women's Advancement, Recruitment/Retention and Development (FORWARD) Program

2008 ​​ University of Kentucky, Circles of Power: A Leadership Program for Women Faculty

2006​  ​​Virginia State Network Senior Leadership Seminar

2005​​  Michigan State Network

2004  ​​Inland Northwest Women in Higher Education Roundtable (WHER)


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2018 Award Nominations

Nominations for the 2018 award will open Summer 2017.

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ACE State Network Leadership Award


(Left to right: Lynn M. Gangone, Vice President, ACE Leadership; Jessica Kozloff, President, Academic Search; Lynette Findley, Chair, Michigan ACE Women’s Network; Connie Gores, President, Southwest Minnesota State University and chair of the ACE Women's Network; and Kim Bobby, Director, Inclusive Excellence Group, ACE.)