Thank you for your interest in the Advancing to the Presidency. This 2-day workshop is conducted 2 times during the year: April and October. Becoming a college or university CEO requires a keen understanding of oneself and the search process and a solid game plan for transition into the position. Designed specifically for senior administrators (typically Dean level or above) who will be seeking a presidency within the next 2 years.
If you would like to be informed when registration opens, or would like more information on the program, please email ACELeadership@acenet.edu.
7:15 a.m. Registration and sign-in open
6:00 p.m. First day's programming ends
6:30 p.m. Reception
7:45 a.m. Re-gathering
4:30 p.m. Workshop ends
- Developing an Effective Presidential Search Strategy
- Practical Training, Including Mock Video-Taped Interviews and CV/Resume Critiques
- Gain a Better Understanding of the Search Process Through Candid Conversations with Search Firm Executives
- Contract Negotiation
- Transition Successfully Into a Presidency
- Presidential Leadership
Who is Eligible to Apply
Senior level administrators (typically at the Dean’s level or above) planning to seek a presidency within the next 2 years. ACE will select individuals who represent diverse backgrounds and hold senior executive positions across all different institutional types.
ACE Member Institution: $2400 | Non-ACE Member Institution: $2,900
Check your institution's membership status via the ACE Members & Associates Directory.
Fees are due after acceptance into the workshop; includes breakfast, lunch, and materials. Applicants are responsible for their hotel and travel expenses – discounted hotel rates are available.
Those who would not otherwise be able to attend, may request partial scholarships by emailing ACELeadership@acenet.edu.
Advancing to the Presidency is supported by a generous contribution from Fidelity Investments.