ACE at 100: Commemoration Through Art

In 1993, ACE approached Jacob Lawrence to use his work, University, to commemorate our 75th anniversary. To continue this tradition of recognizing historic milestones through art, ACE commissioned a sculpture last year in honor of our 100th anniversary, from artist Therman Statom. Statom works primarily in glass out of his studio in Omaha, Nebraska, and has deep roots in the support of education at all levels.

To A Degree Podcast Explores Presidential Leadership in Challenging Times

In this episode of To A Degree, guests Ted Mitchell. Margaret Spellings, and Ángel Cabrera discuss higher education issues including demographic changes, demands for greater accountability, diminishing resources, and declining public support.

ACE2018: Addressing College Student Health and Well-Being

At the session “Addressing College Student Health and Well-Being: What Senior Leaders Need to Know,” five panelists discussed the biology, sociology, and history behind mental health on campuses.

Video: Dealing With the Historical Injustice of Slavery on Today’s College Campuses

Ruth Simmons, former president of Brown University, and Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia discuss how the legacy of slavery impacts the modern-day fulfillment of higher education’s mission.

Video: Free Speech on Campus—What Students Think and How We Respond

Panelists at the closing plenary of ACE2018 unpacked the findings of a new report on student beliefs and attitudes on the First Amendment and discussed what they mean for campuses.

ACE2018: How Data, Collaboration, and Partnership Drove Enrollment Gains at Wyoming

By Philip Wilkinson On March 12, Rosemaria Martinelli of the Huron Consulting Group and Kate Miller, provost and vice president of academic affairs at the University of Wyoming, presented a joint session at ACE’s 100th Annual Meeting. The session, “How Data, Collaboration, and Partnership Drove Enrollment Gains at Wyoming,” detailed how the University of Wyoming… Read more »

ACE2018: Federal Relations Update

ACE’s Terry Hartle updated ACE2018 attendees on the current state of the relationship between the federal government and the higher education community on Monday.

Video: Freeman Hrabowski on Why Higher Education Matters

Watch Freeman A. Hrabowski, president of the University of Maryland Baltimore County, talk about why he believes higher education matters now more than ever at ACE2018. Hrabowski is the recipient of the 2018 ACE Lifetime Achievement Award.

ACE2018: Innovation-Driven Approaches to Teaching Effectiveness

Efforts to improve the quality of instruction surface very differently across institutions based on mission, structure, approach, and population served. During a packed session at ACE2018, presenters delivered three 20-minute micro-sessions to thread the needle of technology-enhanced teaching and learning through the institutional, research, and instructional practice perspectives.

Video: Nancy Zimpher Discusses College Completion and Leadership in 2018 Atwell Lecture

Nancy L. Zimpher, SUNY chancellor emeritus, senior fellow at the Rockefeller Institute of Government, and faculty member at the University at Albany (NY), gave the keynote address during the ACE2018 Robert H. Atwell Plenary March 11. Watch her full remarks.

ACE2018: Strengthening Transfer Pathways to Improve Student Success

To address issues surrounding transfer students and degree completion, experts gathered during ACE2018 to discuss important initiatives, resources, strategies, and research currently underway.

ACE2018: Public Policy Pop-Up

ACE Senior Vice President for Government Relations and Public Affairs Terry Hartle sat down with Purdue University President Mitch Daniels to talk about some of the economic and policy issues facing higher education—from student debt and rising tuition costs to the value of higher education, among others.