ACE Featured Content for Topic Group: Campus Issues all of the Campus Issues News from ACEen-usCopyright , American Council on Educationdonotreply@ace.eduTue, 16 Oct 2018 15:39:05 ZACE News Feeds 1.0 Featured Content for Topic Group: Campus Issues Releases Recommendations to Fix College BasketballThe Commission on College Basketball has issued its recommendations for reforming the sport in a report to the NCAA board of governors and Division I board of directors. Statement on House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Hearing on International Academic Exchanges​ACE, together with the Association of American Univerisities, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, and the Council on Governemental Relations, issued a joint statement April 11, 2018, for the House Committee on Space, Science, and Technology Subcommittee on Oversight and Subcommittee on Research and Technology hearing, "Scholars or Spies: Foreign Plots Targeting America's Research and Developments. to Honor Cal State Fullerton President Mildred García With 2017 Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership AwardGarcía, president of California State University, Fullerton, will be presented with the award during the closing plenary of ACE2017, ACE's 99th Annual Meeting, on March 14 in Washington, DC. Genshaft to Receive Donna Shavlik Award at ACE2017ACE has announced that Judy Genshaft, president of the University of South Florida System, will receive the 2017 Donna Shavlik Award. The award will be presented at ACE2017, ACE’s 99th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. Names West Virginia Resident Tara Turley 2016 Student of the Year​Tara Turley, a single mother and electrician who employed her skills to assist her flood-ravaged West Virginia community, is ACE’s 2016 Student of the Year. Roundtable Examines Issues of Academic Integrity and Intercollegiate AthleticsIntercollegiate athletics programs should be part of an institutional culture of integrity that stresses the primacy of the academic mission and ensures that student-athletes are first and foremost students, says a new ACE paper. Asks College Presidents to Commit to Diversity and Inclusion​The NCAA has asked presidents and chancellors at NCAA member institutions to sign a pledge affirming their commitment to ethnic, racial and gender diversity when conducting searches for athletics administrators. by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad and ACE Board Chair John J. DeGioia, President of Georgetown University, on the NCAA Diversity and Gender Equity PledgeStatement by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad and ACE Board Chair John J. DeGioia, President of Georgetown University, on the NCAA's diversity and gender equity pledge released Sept. 21. University President John J. DeGioia Elected ACE Board Chair​ACE's membership also elected Judy C. Miner, chancellor of Foothill-De Anza Community College District, vice chair, and Edward J. Ray, president of Oregon State University, secretary. State University and Newbury College Receive ACE/Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional TransformationThe awards were presented at ACE2016 and were accepted by Fayetteville State University Chancellor James A. Anderson and Newbury College President Joseph L. Chillo on behalf of their respective institutions. Receives 2016 ACE Council of Fellows/Fidelity Investments Mentor Award​John T. Casteen III, president emeritus of the University of Virginia, was presented today with the 2016 Council of Fellows/Fidelity Investments Mentor Award during the opening plenary of ACE2016. Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris to Receive ACE Lifetime Achievement AwardHarris will receive the award at ACE2016’s Opening Plenary, scheduled for 5-6 p.m. (PST) on Sunday, March 13. During the same session, he also will keynote the Robert H. Atwell Plenary. to Honor University of Cincinnati President Santa J. Ono With 2016 Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership AwardSanta J. Ono, president of the University of Cincinnati, will receive the 2016 Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award at ACE2016. Names Illinois Resident Mario Sankis 2015 Student of the Year​Mario Sankis, of Round Lake Beach, IL, will be presented with ACE's Student of the Year Award at ACE2016 during the March 14 morning plenary session. Lapovsky to Receive Donna Shavlik Award at ACE2016The award will be given at ACE2016, ACE’s 98th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, during the Women's Leadership Dinner. The Michigan ACE Network for Women Leaders in Higher Education also will be recognized. Khator, University of Houston President and System Chancellor, Elected ACE Board ChairKhator became board chair during ACE's 97th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. ACE's membership also elected Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia vice chair; and Nancy J. McCallin, president of the Colorado Community College System, secretary. Institute for New Presidents - Washington DCDesigned specifically for presidents within their first 2 years of service, the ACE Institute for New Presidents is a 9 month program consisting of 3 in person meetings (July, November, and March) complemented by a series of virtual activities, including webinars, held during the intervening months. Publication Provides Guidance to Academic Leaders on Handling Campus CrisesPreparing for a wide array of potential emergencies and being ready to employ every available form of communication are some of the keys that enable college presidents to successfully lead their campuses through a crisis, according to a new publication released by ACE.,-by-RaceEthnicity-(in-Thousands)-(1976-to-2010).aspxUndergraduate Enrollment in Degree-Granting Institutions, by Race/Ethnicity (1976 to 2010)The Center for Policy Research and Strategy is responsible for the content in ACE Fact Sheets on Higher Education. and Growth of Faculty, by Gender and Rank: Selected Years (2005, 2007, 2009)The Center for Policy Analysis is responsible for the content in ACE Fact Sheets on Higher Education. the Culminating Stages of Faculty Careers: Legal IssuesAn ACE White Paper, funded by the Sloan Foundation. Brief History of Mandatory Faculty Retirement, The Nature of Age Discrimination, Voluntary Retirement, Retaliation, Contract Issues in Phased Retirement, Benefits and Age Discrimination, Retirement Incentives and the Safe Harbor, Tax and Other Twists and Turns, and An Operational Lesson in Retirement Incentives. Graduation Rates: Behind the NumbersCollege Graduation Rates: Behind the Numbers provides a layperson’s guide to the most common databases used to calculate these rates, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each. In addition, the report suggests several factors for policymakers to consider before using graduation rates from existing databases to assess institutional success. Commission Issues Report, Recommendations on Financing College AthleticsThe Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics today issued a report on the financing of college sports that calls for additional transparency and financial reforms. Review of Faculty Retirement TransitionsACE’s Literature Review of Faculty Retirement Transitions for the Sloan Foundation’s Working Longer Program. This 9 page literature review contains 140 references on the topics of retirement, faculty retirement, and managing faculty compositions. Topics include; Faculty Retirement Trends; Implications of an “Aging” Faculty; Faculty Retirement Policies and Programs; Retirement Planning by Faculty; Retirement Intentions of Faculty; Satisfaction and Vitality of Senior Faculty and the Decision to Retire; Retirement Transition Theories; Retirement Transition Experiences; Postretirement Activities, Satisfaction, and Needs; and the Intersections between Institutional and Individual Needs About College and University EndowmentsTalking points on college and university endowments. Education: Summary of a Six-Part SeriesThis report, Distributed Education: Summary of a Six-Part Series, consists of an executive summary of each of the six monographs on distributed education commissioned by the American Council on Education (ACE) and EDUCAUSE. This publication provides readers a brief overview of each of the six invited papers, which cover a variety of topics related to distributed education: the contemporary context of distributed education, self-regulation, the importance of institutional leadership, among others. College Students and Presidents Alike, Free Speech Is a Balancing ActACE's survey of college and university presidents' views on free speech and campus inclusion, compared with a recent Knight-Gallup survey of college students, shows that campus leaders and students may be more aligned on these issues than we thought. Expression on Campus: Presidents Respond to 2018 Knight-Gallup Survey of College StudentsCollege presidents and chancellors respond to The Knight Foundation's new survey on how college students see the First Amendment—and what they think about the relationship between inclusion and free expression. Ceremony GuideIn response to numerous requests from institutions, the Committee on Academic Costumes and Ceremonies prepared the following academic ceremony guide. CollaborationACE and the Association of College and University Educators have formed an important collaboration to provide professional development and support services to college instructors, with a focus on current and future college faculty whose primary responsibility is to teach or support instruction. Home in the World ToolkitACE's At Home in the World Toolkit highlights collaborative work with 8 institutions to advance new analytical frameworks, enhance pedagogy, and develop innovative ways of fostering collaboration between internationalization and diversity/multicultural education on campus. Papers: Convening on Financial Data in Higher EducationIn this publication, three commissioned issue papers explore fresh insights on how the alignment of financial transparency and leadership can enhance higher education academic and business models. Speech and Campus Inclusion: A Survey of College PresidentsACE has surveyed nearly 500 college and university presidents to get their take on the state of free speech and inclusion on campuses today, as a companion to the new Knight-Gallup survey on student attitudes toward the First Amendment. Watch: Policing the Social NetworkA discussion of internet issues as well as strategies colleges and universities may consider when contemplating how to deal with social media on their campuses. Overview of the Academic Costume CodeThe origins of academic dress date back to the 12th and 13th centuries, when universities were taking form. The ordinary dress of the scholar, whether student or teacher, was the dress of a cleric Inclusion and Freedom of Expression: Hateful IncidentsPart of ACE's To the Point series, this brief provides college leaders with insights and considerations regarding the tension between campus inclusion and freedom of expression, here focused on the institutional reaction to hateful incidents on campus. Inclusion and Freedom of Expression: Controversial SpeakersPart of ACE's To The Point series, this brief provides college leaders with insights and considerations regarding the tension between campus inclusion and freedom of expression, here focused on the institutional reaction to a controversial speaker on campus. Free Speech and Campus InclusionDespite the political polarization and high-profile campus incidents in recent years that have often pitted inclusion and expression against each other, an ACE survey of nearly 500 college and university presidents underscores that these values are inseparable and mutually reinforcing. New Space Race: Global SustainabilityHas the nation reached another Sputnik-era crossroads? Genshaft asserts that it has, and this time, it's the challenge to create sustainable practices, technologies, and systems that must be met before it's too late.