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Statement
October 13, 2022
President Stanley is a distinguished and accomplished higher education leader who had only just begun to leave his mark on Michigan State University.
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Statement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on the Resignation of Michigan State University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr.
Statement
October 13, 2022
Statement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on the Resignation of Michigan State University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr.
Statement
October 12, 2022
Joint statement from ACE and 21 other organizations in response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's report on institutions' transcript withholding practices.
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Joint Statement by Higher Education Associations on Importance of Clear, Fair Transcript Withholding Policies
Statement
October 12, 2022
Joint Statement by Higher Education Associations on Importance of Clear, Fair Transcript Withholding Policies
News
September 9, 2022
Murthy encouraged higher education leaders and policymakers to increase support and resources for mental health at an event hosted by ACE in Washington, D.C. last month.
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U.S. Surgeon General Urges Higher Ed Leaders to Increase Support for Mental Health, Community Gathers to Workshop Solutions
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September 9, 2022
U.S. Surgeon General Urges Higher Ed Leaders to Increase Support for Mental Health, Community Gathers to Workshop Solutions
Statement
August 1, 2022
The outcome of these cases will have a profound and direct impact on our nation’s colleges and universities, their students, and, ultimately, this country’s global competitiveness.
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Statement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on Importance of Supreme Court Continuing to Recognize the Legality and Value of Race-Conscious Admissions Policies
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August 1, 2022
Statement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on Importance of Supreme Court Continuing to Recognize the Legality and Value of Race-Conscious Admissions Policies
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June 6, 2022
ACE will begin two virtual, multi-part workshops, The DEI Evidence Imperative and Planning Your Next Career Move, on June 21.
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ACE to Launch Workshops on Creating More Inclusive Organizations, Applying to Leadership Positions
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June 6, 2022
ACE to Launch Workshops on Creating More Inclusive Organizations, Applying to Leadership Positions
Press Release
March 8, 2022
The award is presented annually to an individual who has made outstanding contributions and demonstrated sustained commitment to diversity in higher education.
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ACE Honors San Diego Community College’s Carlos O. Cortez With 2022 Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award
Press Release
March 8, 2022
ACE Honors San Diego Community College’s Carlos O. Cortez With 2022 Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award
News
March 7, 2022
Register for a two-part online workshop to learn strategies to rejuvenate staff, March 15 and 29.
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Panelists Explore Methods to Combat Employee Burnout, Improve Morale
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March 7, 2022
Panelists Explore Methods to Combat Employee Burnout, Improve Morale
Press Release
March 7, 2022
The Council of Fellows/Fidelity Investments Mentor Award is bestowed annually to acknowledge the substantial role of mentors in the success of ACE Fellows Program participants.
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Southern Connecticut State University President Joe Bertolino Named Winner of ACE Council of Fellows/Fidelity Investments Mentor Award
Press Release
March 7, 2022
Southern Connecticut State University President Joe Bertolino Named Winner of ACE Council of Fellows/Fidelity Investments Mentor Award
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Facts in Hand: Measuring Student Loan Default Today
Facts in Hand: Measuring Student Loan Default Today
With the student loan repayment pause going on for over two years now, federal policy makers and isntitutions need a new way to measure the share of borrowers who default on their debts.
Facts in Hand: College Enrollment During the Pandemic
Facts in Hand: College Enrollment During the Pandemic
While overall enrollment in postsecondary education has been declining over the past decade, the pandemic appears to have exacerbated this trend, especially at community colleges and among nontraditional students.
Facts in Hand: Students of Color and Degree Attainment
Facts in Hand: Students of Color and Degree Attainment
Over two million students will receive college degrees this year, and a record share of them will be students of color. These gains in degree attainment, particularly among Hispanic students, are especially strong in STEM fields.
Facts in Hand: Who Is Borrowing for College?
Facts in Hand: Who Is Borrowing for College?
Data show that undergraduate student borrowing patterns are similar across sectors, an indicator that higher education is trying to minimize undergraduate debt. Graduate student borrowing data, however, offer a note of caution.
Facts in Hand: Keeping the United States Competitive
Facts in Hand: Keeping the United States Competitive
U.S. colleges and universities play a vital role in expanding our nation’s STEM capacity and building a strong STEM workforce. Partnerships between the federal government and postsecondary institutions are crucial in this work.
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