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Roster of Experienced Leaders to Offer Insights at Upcoming ACE Institute for New Presidents

June 18, 2014

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​A number of veteran presidents from a diverse array of colleges and universities will share insights and advice during the 2014-15 ACE Institute for New Presidents.

The Institute is a nine-month program for presidents in their first three years of service, consisting of three in-person meetings. The initial session for the 2014-15 class will take place July 15-17, 2014, in Portland, OR. Other meeting dates are Dec. 2-4, 2014, in Nashville, TN, and March 13-14, 2015, during ACE’s 97th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. To apply, click here.

Scheduled to appear at the July session are:

  • Rodolfo Arévalo, president, Eastern Washington University
  • Joe Bertolino, president, Lyndon State College (VT)
  • Lori Bettison-Varga, president, Scripps College (CA)
  • Judy Bonner, president, The University of Alabama
  • Pamela Eibeck, president, University of the Pacific (CA)
  • Alexander Gonzalez, president, California State University, Sacramento
  • John R. Kroger, president, Reed College (OR)
  • James Moeser, chancellor emeritus, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and former interim chancellor, University of North Carolina School of the Arts
  • Edward J. Ray, president, Oregon State University
  • Larry Robinson, former interim president and distinguished service professor, School of the Environment, Florida A&M University
  • Wim Wiewel, president, Portland State University (OR)

The program is highly participatory, incorporating interactive panels, case studies presented by program participants, conversations with peers from a range of institutions and briefings by national experts.

Some scholarships are available to help defray the costs of participating. For more information, please email or call 202-939-9728.

The ACE Institute for New Presidents is supported by a generous contribution from Fidelity Investments. 

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