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  • August 17, 2018

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    HEADLINES: Today's Top Higher Education News

    NPR writes that New York University's School of Medicine will offer full scholarships to all current and future students in its doctor of medicine program . . . Students in a Rutgers University study indicate pay doesn't matter in selecting a major...

  • ACE Annual Meeting

    August 15, 2018

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    Four ACE2019 Awards Open for Submissions

    The ACE/Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional Transformation, Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award, Donna Shavlik Award, and ACE State Network Leadership Award are now open for nominations and applications.

  • Innovative Practices

    August 15, 2018

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    New Focus on Transparency in Credentials Helps Validate Learning Experiences

    The U.S. credential marketplace is vast and confusing, creating an increasing challenge for students, employers, education institutions, quality assurance entities, and policymakers. ACE and Credential Engine are among the organizations working to...

  • Effective Teaching

    August 15, 2018

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    Research, Data Tools Explore Student and Financial Benefits of Investing in Effective Teaching Practices

    Improving instructional quality should be a top priority for institutional leaders facing the pressures of increasing accountability, decreasing budgets, and a more diverse student population.

  • Institutional Capacity

    August 13, 2018

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    Fellows Kick Off a Year of Work at Opening Retreat

    In Richmond last week on the historic public research campus of Virginia Commonwealth University, the 2018-19 class of the ACE Fellows gathered for their Opening Retreat.

  • Student Mobility

    August 7, 2018

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    Statement by ACE on the Second Anniversary of the Imprisonment of Xiyue Wang

    Two years ago, Xiyue Wang, a Princeton University graduate student, was detained and unjustly imprisoned in Tehran while in Iran solely for the purpose of studying Farsi and doing scholarly research in connection with his dissertation.

  • Student Mobility

    August 7, 2018

    ACE Calls for the Release of Princeton Graduate Student Xiyue Wang

    Xiyue Wang was detained two years ago and unjustly imprisoned in Tehran while in Iran solely for the purpose of studying Farsi and doing scholarly research in connection with his dissertation on 19th and early 20th century Eurasian history

  • Campus Internationalization

    August 6, 2018

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    ACE Toolkit Provides Resources for Jumpstarting Internationalization

    While the deadline has passed to apply for the 16th cohort of the Internationalization Laboratory, campus leaders still may be wondering: Are there other resources to help jumpstart internationalization? CIGE's Internationalization Toolkit could be...

  • Diversity in Leadership

    August 1, 2018

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    ACPS Brief: Women Are Ready to Lead

    A growing population of women college presidents is bringing years of experience and preparation to the role, particularly at institutions that serve post-traditional learners and students of color.

  • Institutional Capacity

    August 1, 2018

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    ACE Convenes Group of Community College Leaders to Discuss Student Success and Completion

    ACE convened a working group of prominent community college scholars and leaders at its offices in Washington, DC, July 30, leading to an enlightening and robust discussion of innovative strategies aimed at improving student access and completion.