Evolving Higher Education Business Models

As resources for higher education are decreasing and the pressure to keep tuition low is increasing, colleges and universities are looking for ways to spend more efficiently and effectively. A session at ACE2016 explored this topic with the help of its panel: Alana Dunagan, researcher, Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation Bob Shea, senior fellow, Finance… Read more »

Creating U.S. Higher Education Partnerships with Chinese Institutions

A session at ACE2016 focused on how to create and sustain lasting higher education partnerships between U.S. and Chinese institutions. Speakers included Lizhong Yu, chancellor of Shanghai New York University; Tomas Morales, president of California State University, San Bernardino; and Mary Brown Bullock, president emerita of Agnes Scott College (GA).

Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe on the Importance of Asking for Help

In a deeply personal and moving speech, Harvey Mudd College (CA) President Maria Klawe began Saturday evening’s ACE Women’s Leadership Dinner by asking the audience a simple question: “When was the last time you asked for help?”

ACE, Banco Santander-Universia Launch Observatory for U.S.-Mexico Higher Education

ACE’s Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement and Banco Santander-Universia announced the launch of a new Observatory for U.S.-Mexico Higher Education during a dinner sponsored by Banco Santander-Universia for some 40 presidents from Mexico who are attending ACE2016.

Pre-Enrollment Support Helps Military-Connected Students Succeed

Former Marine Reagan Odhner is studying economics at Stanford University (CA) and preparing for a career in international development, an interest sparked when she undertook humanitarian missions while deployed in Afghanistan.

Student Activism and Social Change on Campus Before the 1960s

Links between the broader social context of what is happening off campus and students’ on-campus activism have long been a means for students to personalize, contextualize and make sense of what it means to pursue social change.

An Employee’s Path Through the New GEDWorks

GED Testing Service announced today that it is partnering with some of the nation’s largest employers—including Walmart, KFC, Taco Bell and Southeastern Grocers—to create GEDWorks,™ a comprehensive program free for employees who want to earn their GED credential.

Nancy Cantor and Christopher Howard Look Beyond the Ivory Tower

Listen to two visionary college presidents discuss the relationship between colleges and the communities they inhabit on a recent episode of National Public Radio’s “On Being.” Nancy Cantor, chancellor of Rutgers University–Newark (NJ), and Christopher Howard, president of Hampden–Sydney College in Virginia, talked with host Krista Tippett at ACE’s 97th Annual Meeting last March.

VIDEO: Exploring Military Credit Mobility and Postsecondary Attainment

This video accompanies the newly released Quick Hit brief, “Credit Mobility and Postsecondary Attainment: A Multi-State Approach to Military Credit.”

VIDEO: Race, Class, and College Access

Watch Lorelle Espinosa, assistant vice president of ACE’s Center for Policy and Research Strategy, review the findings from ACE’s new report, “Race, Class, and College Access: Achieving Diversity in a Shifting Legal Landscape” at a convening July 21.

Student Spotlight: Corporate Training Credits Speed Journey to UMUC Degree

Higher Education Today’s recurring Student Spotlight series features the stories of students who have used ACE credit recommendations for military and corporate training.

Hurricane Katrina: Colleges Helping Colleges

Colleges and universities around the country volunteered in unprecedented numbers and ways to help Gulf Coast institutions 10 years ago in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Below is a brief reading list highlighting these efforts.