Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

 Email  Share  Print

Presidential Innovation Papers

December 30, 1899

 

This series of Presidential Innovation Papers is a reflection of conversations conducted by a group called the Presidential Innovation Laboratory.

The group, convened by ACE as part of a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation explored new models inspired by the disruptive potential of new educational innovations—technological, pedagogical, organizational, and structural—especially those that could increase the number of Americans able to earn a postsecondary degree, certificate, or credential.

The papers focus on 4 somewhat overlapping areas:
  1. Business model innovation
  2. The changing faculty role
  3. Students of the future
  4. Major drivers and signals of change in postsecondary education

We are pleased to be able to share some of this thinking with a wider audience.

Papers in the Series

Beyond the Inflection Point: Reimagining Business Models for Higher Education (PDF) 1MB
This paper explores issues raised in reaction to current challenges to the traditional higher education business model that in turn are largely driven by financial concerns.

Unbundling Versus Designing Faculty Roles (PDF) 1MB
This paper explores current conversations about the changing role of college and university faculty, the so-called “unbundling” or “disaggregation” of the faculty role.

The Students of the Future (PDF) 1MB
This paper explores the various demographic, economic, technological, and pedagogical drivers that are shaping change for students of the future—requiring college and university leaders to reflect and plan.

Signals and Shifts in the Postsecondary Landscape (PDF) 1MB
This paper provides an overview of the broader context of future trends in higher education, inspired by various conversations and discussions during the Presidential Innovation Lab.

 

 

Other ACE News

  • March 2, 2015

    HEADLINES: Today's Top Higher Education News

    In today’s headlines, The Chronicle of Higher Education explores how small colleges are adapting in the aftermath of the recession, and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education covers a report finding that nearly 22 percent of the nation’s community...

  • ACE Annual Meeting 2015

    March 2, 2015

    ACE Annual Meeting to Feature Federal Relations Updates

    ​ACE's 97th Annual Meeting will provide valuable opportunities to obtain insight into what higher education leaders can expect from federal policymakers in the coming year.

  • Campus Internationalization

    March 2, 2015

    12th Cohort of Internationalization Laboratory Shares Steps Forward

    ​Members of the 12th Cohort of ACE’s Internationalization Laboratory joined in a robust discussion Friday, Feb. 13 in Washington during the mid-year seminar to explore several campus internationalization issues, with creating campus-wide buy in and...

  • Institutional Capacity

    March 2, 2015

    ACE Institute for New Chief Academic Officers Is Accepting Applications

    ACE is now accepting applications to its 2015 Institute for New Chief Academic Officers, which will meet in three sessions throughout the year.

  • Tax Policy

    March 2, 2015

    ACE, Higher Education Groups Support Schumer Tax Credit Bill

    ACE and 11 other higher education associations sent a letter Feb. 27 to Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) in support of his recently introduced bill to make a number of important reforms to the American Opportunity Tax Credit and Lifetime Learning Credit.

 

 Presidential Innovation Papers

 
 

 Related Content