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Philip G. Rogers

Philip G. Rogers

Senior Vice President, Senior Vice President

Specialization: Higher education finance, governance, leadership, strategic planning

Philip G. Rogers is senior vice president at ACE. In this role, he provides leadership for ACE’s Learning and Engagement Division (LED), which focuses on executive practice and solutions for higher education institutions and leaders. 

Rogers oversees ACE’s comprehensive suite of educational programs and services including research, professional learning, education attainment and academic innovation, internationalization and global engagement, and advancement, and is responsible for engagement with affinity groups, corporate, philanthropic, and other stakeholders. LED promotes the development of high-quality, equity-minded, and innovative leadership practice and diversification of the talent pipeline, and is committed to transforming postsecondary education by cultivating inclusive communities of college and university executives through affordable and flexible professional learning experiences and fostering ongoing engagement with diverse constituencies.

Previously, Rogers served as vice president and chief of staff at ACE. In this capacity, he partnered with President Ted Mitchell to lead the design and development of ACE’s new strategic framework, "Higher Education for the Nation’s Future." He also provided oversight for the marketing, membership, and communications teams, as well as served as the principal liaison to the ACE Board of Directors and the Washington Higher Education Secretariat. 

Prior to joining ACE in July 2013, Rogers served as chief of staff to the chancellor at East Carolina University. In this role, he managed the institution’s comprehensive external relations program, which included government relations, marketing and communications, public service, and policy development.  

Rogers earned a doctorate degree in higher education management with distinction from the University of Pennsylvania, a master’s degree in public administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a bachelor’s degree in communication from Wake Forest University (NC).​​​​​​​​​​​