NetworkNews Spring 2018

NetworkNews is a newsletter that features articles on women’s advancement within higher education and highlights the work of the state networks that comprise the ACE Women’s Network. 


Network News Editorial Board

Pamela Kalbfleisch, Chair
Margaret Drugovich
Debbie Sydow

ACE Staff

Gailda Davis
Sook-Yi Yong

Spring 2018

In this edition, we will highlight the ACE Moving the Needle initiative and session topics from the 2018 ACE Women’s Network State Chairs’ Leadership Conference.

Commentary from the Editor
Pamela J. Kalbfleisch
Professor of Communication and Psychology, University of North Dakota

Letter from the Chair
Margaret L. Drugovich, President, Hartwick College (NY)
Chair, ACE Women’s Network Executive Council

Moving the Needle: A Recap of Discussions at ACE2018
Gailda Pitre Davis, Director, American Council on Education

From the network:

Revitalizing an ACE Women’s Network
Lisa Guion Jones, Professor of Higher Education and Associate Provost for Strategy and Special Assistant to the President, University of Central Florida

Lifting the Next Generation of Women Leaders
Elizabeth Davis, President, Furman University (SC) 

To Move the Needle, Consider Governing Boards
Susan Whealler Johnston, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges

Women Leaders: Of Pipelines and Possibilities
Lucy Apthorp Leske, Senior Partner, Witt/Kieffer

Advisor, Teacher, Role Model: The Importance of Mentors in Cultivating the Next Generation of Women Leaders

  • Moving the Needle: Lifting As We Climb through Strategic Alliances
    Thomas L. Keon, Chancellor, Purdue University Northwest

  • The Difference a Sponsor Can Make
    Ann Marie Klotz,
    Vice President of Student Affairs, Radford University (VA) and Teri Bump, Vice President, University Relations, American Campus Communities
  • North Dakota WHEN Launches Next Step Mentorship Program
    Kara Gravley-Stack, State Coordinator for NDWHEN and Deputy Title IX Coordinator – Campus Diversity Initiatives, North Dakota State University