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ACE’s 96th Annual Meeting Begins Saturday

March 03, 2014

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​More than 1,500 higher education leaders will come together in San Diego for ACE’s 96th Annual Meeting beginning Saturday. Online registration is open until Friday, and after that, participants can register onsite. 

Key meeting details, including speaker information, hotel floor plans, and more, are available on the meeting app, ACE 2014. For a free download, visit the Apple App Store​ or Google Play and search for "ACE 2014."

Those interested in joining the conversation on Twitter can follow @ACEducation and use the hashtag #ACESeize14. Daily coverage also will be appearing on Higher Education Today​, ACE’s blog. 

The schedule is available on the meeting website​. ​Among the highlights are: 

Saturday, March 8

The ACE Women’s Leadership Dinner will feature a keynote address from Paula A. Kerger, president and CEO of PBS. That evening, Governors State University (IL) President Elaine P. Maimon will receive the Donna Shavlik Award​, and the University of Alabama's Graduate Parent Support Program will also be honored. 

Sunday, March 9

The meeting will officially open with the Robert H. Atwell Lecture, delivered by University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman, who will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Monday, March 10

Attendees will hear a keynote address from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin and a plenary discussion about the future of internationalization in higher education. During the lunch session, featuring the first-ever Chief Technology Officer in the White House Aneesh Chopra, the new slate of ACE Board members will be voted into office. 

Tuesday, March 11

After the presentation of the Adult Learner of the Year to Chris Hammann, the morning session will focus on “The New World of Analytics.” The meeting will close with a plenary entitled “The Great Leadership Challenge: Building Excellence Through Inclusion.” 

Other award winners to be announced during the meeting include the Institutional Transformation Award, the Council of Fellows/Fidelity Investments Mentor Award, the Leaders in Internationalization Through Technology Award, the TIAA-CREF Theodore M. Hesburgh Award for Leadership Excellence and the Reginald G. Wilson Diversity Leadership Award.


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