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 ACE Women's Network Reception at ACE2018, the American Council on Education’s 100th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.
2018 ACE State Network Leadership Award
On March 10, 2018, The 2018 ACE State Network Leadership Award was presented to University of South Carolina’s Women’s Leadership Institute (WLI). The award was accepted by Mary Alexander, University of South Carolina assistant provost for Academic Administration and chief of staff, during the ACE Women's Network Reception at ACE2018, the American Council on Education’s 100th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.
2018 ACE State Network Leadership Award Press Release
The nomination period for the 2019 ACE State Network Leadership Award will begin Fall of 2018.
For additional information about the ACE State Network Award, please email ACELeadership@acenet.edu 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)