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  • April 1, 2010

    Literature Review of Faculty Retirement Transitions

    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

    Facts About College and University Endowments

    Talking points on college and university endowments.

  • April 3, 2003

    Distributed Education: Summary of a Six-Part Series

    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.

  • Academic Ceremony Guide

    In response to numerous requests from institutions, the Committee on Academic Costumes and Ceremonies prepared the following academic ceremony guide.

  • Academic Costume Code

    The origins of academic dress date back to the 12th and 13th centuries, when universities were taking form. The ordinary dress of the scholar, whether student or teacher, was the dress of a cleric. With few exceptions, the medieval scholar had taken at least minor orders, made certain vows, and perhaps been tonsured. Long gowns were worn and may have been necessary for warmth in unheated buildings. Hoods seem to have served to cover the tonsured head until superseded for that purpose by the skull cap.

  • Historical Overview of the Academic Costume Code

    The origins of academic dress date back to the 12th and 13th centuries, when universities were taking form. The ordinary dress of the scholar, whether student or teacher, was the dress of a cleric

  • Legal Watch: Policing the Social Network

    A discussion of internet issues as well as strategies colleges and universities may consider when contemplating how to deal with social media on their campuses.

  • At Home in the World Toolkit

    ACE's At Home in the World Toolkit highlights collaborative work with 8 institutions to advance new analytical frameworks, enhance pedagogy, and develop innovative ways of fostering collaboration between internationalization and diversity/multicultural education on campus.

  • Myth: College Sports Are a Cash Cow

    Most colleges subsidize their athletics programs, sometimes to startling degrees. College sports can be a marvelous value experience and a focal point for community-building. But only a few colleges have programs that can provide such benefits without imposing significant costs on their institutions.

  • The New Space Race: Global Sustainability

    Has the nation reached another Sputnik-era crossroads? Genshaft asserts that it has, and this time, it's the challenge to create sustainable practices, technologies, and systems that must be met before it's too late.

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