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ACE Leadership

  • ACE LeadershipFulfilling higher education’s 21st century mission depends upon a visionary, bold, and diverse global community of institutional leaders. ACE Leadership serves i​ndividuals and institutions eager to seize the opportunity and embrace the challenge of serving and leading complex institutions.
  • In the coming year, ACE will transform its leadership development programs into a series of regional summits and will launch a robust peer-to-peer online community platform and virtual library of content.
  • The redesigned offerings will provide participants new opportunities for peer-to-peer and online learning, and an enhanced ability to build and sustain networks through online communities. 
  • Look for the first of these changes in October of 2018. For more details on the upcoming changes to ACE Leadership programs, read the full press release.​
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 Presidents and Senior Leaders

 

Programs, services and research for presidents and senior leaders from deans to presidents.

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Institute for Leading Internationalization

The Institute is designed to improve the effectiveness of anyone who has a critical role in advancing internationalization on their campus.

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Presidential Roundtables

Roundtable conversations among presidents, leaders and experts which explore a set of pressing higher education issues.

 

 Rising Administrators

 

Programs and resources for rising college and university administrators.

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ACE Fellows Program

The ACE Fellows Program helps ensure that higher education’s future leaders are ready to take on real-world challenges and serve the capacity-building needs of their institutions.

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ACE Leadership Academy for Department Chairs

The Academy focuses on strengthening the chair, division head, or program director not only as a unit leader, but also as an academic leader in service to the institution and its mission.

 

 Diversity and Inclusion

 

Programs, resources and research to foster greater diversity and inclusion in higher education,
particularly within the senior leadership ranks.

Moving the Needle: Advancing Women in Higher Education Leadership

This collaborative, multi-association initiative seeks to increase the number of women in senior leadership positions in higher education through programs, research, and resources.

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ACE Women's Network

The ACE Women’s Network is a national system of networks within each state, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia with the goal of advancing and supporting women in higher education.

 

 Alfred P. Sloan Projects for Faculty Career Flexibility

 
Alfred P. Sloan Projects for Faculty Career Flexibility

Alfred P. Sloan Projects for Faculty Career Flexibility

This series of projects highlights and rewards institutions that effectively recruit, retain, and advance faculty in their careers as a means of developing institutional capacity.

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National Challenge for Higher Education: Retaining a 21st Century Workforce

A campaign to increase the awareness of the positive benefits of workplace flexibility for institutions and their faculties.