August 6, 2012
The Center for Policy Research and Strategy is responsible for the content in ACE Fact Sheets on Higher Education.
July 24, 2012
The Center for Policy Analysis is responsible for the content in ACE Fact Sheets on Higher Education.
March 12, 2012
An in-depth white paper for university presidents or other senior administrators on ensuring Clery Act compliance at their institution.
July 18, 2011
An ACE White Paper, funded by the Sloan Foundation. Brief History of Mandatory Faculty Retirement, The Nature of Age Discrimination, Voluntary Retirement, Retaliation, Contract Issues in Phased Retirement, Benefits and Age Discrimination, Retirement Incentives and the Safe Harbor, Tax and Other Twists and Turns, and An Operational Lesson in Retirement Incentives.
September 1, 2010
College Graduation Rates: Behind the Numbers provides a layperson’s guide to the most common databases used to calculate these rates, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each. In addition, the report suggests several factors for policymakers to consider before using graduation rates from existing databases to assess institutional success.
June 17, 2010
The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics today issued a report on the financing of college sports that calls for additional transparency and financial reforms.
April 1, 2010
ACE’s Literature Review of Faculty Retirement Transitions for the Sloan Foundation’s Working Longer Program. This 9 page literature review contains 140 references on the topics of retirement, faculty retirement, and managing faculty compositions. Topics include; Faculty Retirement Trends; Implications of an “Aging” Faculty; Faculty Retirement Policies and Programs; Retirement Planning by Faculty; Retirement Intentions of Faculty; Satisfaction and Vitality of Senior Faculty and the Decision to Retire; Retirement Transition Theories; Retirement Transition Experiences; Postretirement Activities, Satisfaction, and Needs; and the Intersections between Institutional and Individual Needs
January 17, 2008
Talking points on college and university endowments.
April 3, 2003
This report, Distributed Education: Summary of a Six-Part Series, consists of an executive summary of each of the six monographs on distributed education commissioned by the American Council on Education (ACE) and EDUCAUSE. This publication provides readers a brief overview of each of the six invited papers, which cover a variety of topics related to distributed education: the contemporary context of distributed
education, self-regulation, the importance of institutional leadership, among others.
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