ACE’s Center for Policy Research and Strategy (CPRS) provides thought leadership at the intersection of public policy and institutional strategy. The Center provides senior college leaders and public policymakers with an evidence base to responsibly promote emergent practices in higher education with an emphasis on long-term and systemic solutions for an evolving higher education landscape and changing American demographic.
CPRS produces papers, issue briefs, and convenings that provide stakeholders with acute insight, rigorous analysis, and on-the-ground application. CPRS organizes its research around three forward-looking themes to help frame strong analysis, foster productive dialogue and inform good decision-making. These broad themes are: