Survey Looks at New Chinese Law Restricting Work of Foreign NGOs

Many of our members have been following legislation in China that will create new regulatory controls for foreign non-governmental organizations (NGOs) operating in the country. A broad range of NGOs, including educational organizations, may be affected.

VIDEO: How Can Higher Education Lead the Conversation on Inequity?

Renu Khator, chancellor of the University of Houston System and president of UH, talks with Kent McGuire, president and CEO of the Southern Education Foundation, and Princeton Professor Marta Tienda about how higher education can increase access and lead the conversation on inequity.  

VIDEO: How to Lead in a Globalized World

ACE2016 closed the final plenary at ACE2016 with a keynote address by Anna Maria Chávez, chief executive officer of the Girl Scouts of the USA, who examined how to be a successful leader in today’s ever-changing and globalized world.

VIDEO: Carving Your Own Innovative Path

Watch Reid Hoffman, co-founder and executive chairman of LinkedIn and a partner with Greylock Partners, and Nicholas Dirks, chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley, discuss innovation during the March 14 luncheon plenary:  

The Future of the Academic Enterprise

Academics often wonder about the future of higher education as technological changes arrive at an increasingly fast rate. A session at ACE2016 on “The Future of the Academic Enterprise” staked the claim that evolution in the academic core will drive the most meaningful change.

What Does the Higher Education Community Mean for the Black Lives Matter Movement?

The sociocultural lines drawn between college and university campuses, the communities within which they reside, and society at large are never brightly drawn.

Guns on Campus May Change the Nature of the Learning Environment

Philip Rogers, ACE vice president and chief of staff, looks at the ACE2016 session on guns on campus, presented with the National Association of Presidential Assistants in Higher Education.

VIDEO: “If Higher Education Can’t Do Social Change Well, Who Will?”

Watch Trinity Washington University President Patricia McGuire’s Hesburgh award acceptance speech at ACE2016: For more information and a transcript of the speech, see Trinity’s website.

VIDEO: Access, Success, and Accountability

Watch Brice W. Harris, chancellor of the California Community Colleges, discuss access and accountability in the 2016 Robert H. Atwell Lecture:

Faculty Development and Student Success

“The results are in, folks. Faculty development does have an incredible effect on student success.”

Disrupting the Bachelor’s Degree

It was 2001, and Florida had a serious higher education capacity problem. One major indicator: the state hired 32,000 new teachers, but its colleges and universities combined to graduate 3,200 students with bachelor’s degrees in education that year and only about 1,600 of them actually went on to teach.

Internationalizing Student Learning “Because the Country Needs It”

Presidents of three ACE member institutions outlined their efforts to reformulate global learning to reach more students and make students’ own diverse cultural backgrounds part of the learning journey, during ACE2016 on Monday.