Examining leadership research and trends to help higher education leaders thrive in a complex global environment and are prepared for the challenge of serving complex institutions in the modern world. By staff members from ACE’s Leadership Division and ACE member guest writers, who believe that fulfilling higher education’s mission in the 21st century depends upon a visionary, bold and diverse community of institutional leaders.

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College Student Mental Health and Well-Being: A Survey of College Presidents

To better understand how campuses are navigating the challenge of student mental health and well-being, ACE conducted a survey of 400 college and university presidents at the end of April. Read what they had to say.

A Call to Action Regarding Succession Planning and Sustainability

Presidential succession planning should be part of a broader process that takes into account the long-term sustainability, relevance, and impact of our colleges and universities, writes CUPA-HR President Andy Brantley.

Takeaways for Career and Succession Planning From the 2018-19 Class of ACE Fellows

ACE Fellows John Marx and Nancy Wayne are conducting an ongoing longitudinal study of the 2018-19 ACE Fellows class. Read what they have learned so far.

Urban Higher Education and Civic Engagement

Presidents and chancellors of urban institutions are forging local partnerships—refuting the idea that the work of colleges and universities is cut off from the larger world.

The Practices of Freedom: Freedom of Speech, Academic Freedom, and Shared Governance

In the wake of President Trump’s recent executive order on campus free speech, Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia gives a timely review of higher education’s commitment to the First Amendment and the mutually inclusive nature of free expression and inclusion.

We Are All Complicit in the College Admissions Scandal

In wake of the recent college admissions scandal, former Tulane President Scott Cowen writes that it’s time to own up to our mistakes, close admissions loopholes, and rethink what it means to be elite.