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December 30, 1899


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.

​NetworkNews Editorial Board​​ ACE Staff
Pamela Kalbfleisch, Chair  ​Gailda Davis
Maria Gallo ​​ ​Ashley Gray
Karen Sch​uster Webb ​Sook-Yi Yong
Debbie Sydow

Fall 2018

This issue of NetworkNews focuses on how individuals can lead in any role, no matter their title or position. The authors in this edition provide perspectives on how to define leadership, how to thrive as a leader wherever you are, and how to employ character and strength within your leadership.

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

My Personal Ethos of Leadership

Maria Gallo, President, Delaware Valley University 

Leading with Virtuous Purpose and Moral Strength 
Leslie T. Fenwick, Dean Emeritus and Professor, Howard University School of Education (DC) 

Lead Where You Are Planted
Kenya Ayers, Vice President and Board Chair, Northwest Educational Council for Student Success

Celebrating the Public and Private Aspects of Leadership
Madlyn L. Hanes, Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses and Executive Chancellor, The Pennsylvania State University

Finding a Place in Higher Education
Robin Martin, President/Founder of Leading Beyond the Post, Inc.

How Do You Make the Most of Leading Where You Are? 
Jessica Egbert, Executive Vice President of Strategy and Engagement, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions 

Leadership Is an Action
Margaret Venable, President, Dalton State College (GA)


Other ACE News

  • December 6, 2018

    Today's Headlines

    HEADLINES: Today's Top Higher Education News

    NPR looks at the effort by private universities to enroll more community college transfer students . . . The federal government on Tuesday released an early look at student completion data that it collected as part of a winter 2016-17 survey of...

  • ACE Annual Meeting

    December 5, 2018

    Best-Selling Author Tara Westover to Address ACE2019

    Author Tara Westover will discuss her best-selling memoir Educated and the transformative power of education during the ACE2019 Monday Luncheon Plenary.

  • Leading Internationalization

    December 3, 2018

    Collaborative attendees

    2019 Internationalization Collaborative to Consider Student Demographics

    The 2019 ACE/AIEA Internationalization Collaborative seeks to address the future of internationalization in higher education. International campus administrators and faculty are encouraged to register now for the Collaborative, which will take place...

  • Gender Equity

    December 3, 2018

    lecture hall seats

    ACE, Associations Urge HHS Not to Pursue Definition of Sex

    ACE and 28 other higher education groups are urging HHS not to pursue developing a definition of “sex” that would maintain that an individual’s sex was determined at birth and was unchangeable.

  • Diversity in Leadership

    November 28, 2018

    Stairs going up

    Women of Color Speak Candidly About Their Path to the Presidency

    When it comes to finding ways to diversify the college presidency, there’s no better place to start than hearing directly from women of color presidents and chancellors. This is the focus of a new ACE publication featuring four of these leaders.


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