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Mark Your Calendars for 2017 ACE Leadership Programming

April 03, 2017


​Now more than ever, fulfilling higher education’s 21st century mission depends upon a visionary, bold, and diverse global community of institutional leaders. ACE Leadership serves individuals and institutions that are eager to seize opportunity and embrace the complex challenges confronting higher education today.

The 2017 slate of ACE Leadership programs and events is underway, and there is still time to participate. Information on all of these programs can be found at

Presidents and Senior Leaders

Programs for presidents and senior leaders from deans to presidents.

  • July 25-27: ACE Institute for New Chief Academic Officers, Washington, DC. First of three convenings.
  • Oct. 16-17: Advancing to the Presidency Workshop, Washington, DC.
Rising Administrators

Programs for rising college and university administrators.

  • Spring 2017: ACE Fellows Class of 2018-19 is now open. ​
  • Oct. 18-19: ACE Leadership Academy for Department Chairs, TBD.  
Diversity and Inclusion

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

  • Dec. 6-8: 90th National Women's Leadership Forum, Washington, DC.

Other ACE News

  • Health Care Reform

    June 27, 2017

    Capitol building with tree branches

    ACE, Higher Education Groups Urge Senate to Fix Problems With Health Care Bill

    In a letter to Senate leaders, ACE and 18 other higher education associations raised serious concerns about the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, the Senate bill to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act.

  • June 27, 2017

    Today's Headlines

    HEADLINES: Today's Top Higher Education News

    The Washington Post and The Chronicle of Higher Education are among those covering the impact on higher education of the Supreme Court’s decision to partially reinstate President Trump’s travel ban and hear the case in October. Inside Higher Ed...

  • Institutional Capacity

    June 26, 2017


    Applications Now Being Accepted for ACE Fellows Program Class of 2018-19

    For five decades, the ACE Fellows Program has strengthened institutions in American higher education by identifying and preparing nearly 1,900 faculty, staff and administrators for senior positions in college and university leadership.

  • Budget and Appropriations

    June 26, 2017


    NIH Director Testifies on Budget Request for FY 2018

    National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins testified June 22 before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies on his agency’s FY 2018 budget, which the White House is...

  • Articulating Global Strategy

    June 21, 2017

    School hallway

    2017-19 ACE Internationalization Lab Offers Customized Guidance and Insight

    Colleges and universities ready to transform their campuses’ approaches to providing global education have a week left to apply for the 15th cohort of ACE’s Internationalization Laboratory. The application deadline is June 30.


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