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  • Faculty Issues

    August 4, 2014

    College Presidents Encouraged to Join Workplace Flexibility Initiative at National Challenge Conference

    ​A new generation of faculty is arriving on campuses, and institutions that want to compete for the best and brightest must find ways to grant better work-life balance.

  • Faculty Issues

    July 9, 2014

    ACE, Sloan Foundation to Host National Challenge for Higher Education Conference

    ​As part of ACE’s National Challenge for Higher Education, a diverse group of college and university presidents and their senior staff are invited to a July 31 conference in Washington, DC, on academic workplace flexibility.

  • Faculty Issues

    September 24, 2012

    Winning medical school representatives

    Medical Schools Make Strides on Work-Life Balance for Academic Physicians

    ACE and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation honor five medical schools today by awarding each a $250,000 grant for excellence in faculty career flexibility. Two additional institutions will receive $25,000 each for promising practices in the field.

  • Faculty Issues

    June 18, 2012

    Innovative Practices in Faculty Retirement Honored With $100,000 Grants

    ACE and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation today recognized 15 colleges and universities that demonstrate cutting-edge approaches to supporting faculty before, during and after their retirement transitions. Awardees will each receive $100,000 grants to...

  • Institutional Effectiveness

    June 12, 2012

    New ACE Directors, Programs Highlight Ongoing Focus on Leadership Initiatives

    Following the 2011 reorganization of its leadership programs, ACE has hired directors for the Inclusive Excellence and Executive Leadership groups and this summer will launch two programs for senior and emerging administrators, reflecting the...

  • Faculty Issues

    Investigating Flexibility for Faculty in Academic Medicine

    This Alfred P. Sloan initiative seeks to recognize outstanding medical schools for their practices in creating multiple pathways for career success for academic clinicians and basic scientists. ACE will document and disseminate cutting-edge best...

  • Faculty Issues

    Faculty Retirement Transitions

    The Alfred P. Sloan project for Faculty Retirement Transitions will engage in strategies to move the national conversation beyond concerns over an aging professoriate and faculty turnover to mutually beneficial effective policies and practices that...

  • Faculty Issues

    Past Initiatives in Faculty Career Flexibility

    In partnership with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, ACE has implemented many initiatives in faculty career flexibility. Past initiatives include awards competitions for faculty career flexibility in Research Universities, Master's Large...

  • Faculty Issues

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    An Agenda for Excellence Report and Executive Summary

    ​In the publication An Agenda for Excellence: Creating Flexibility in Tenure-Track Faculty Careers (pdf), ACE and a panel of presidents and chancellors from across the United States outline an ambitious agenda to reform and enhance the academic...

  • Institutional Effectiveness

    Toolkit: Faculty Career Flexibility

    ​This toolkit is designed to be a portal for resources for administrators, faculty, and students, based on information gathered from the past five rounds of Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Faculty Career Flexibility, and from ongoing work ACE has done...