The innovative initiatives advanced by ACE member colleges and universities are changing the landscape of higher education. Read about a selection of these initiatives below. If your campus has a program you’d like to share, please contact us.

If your institution is not a member of ACE, consider joining the nearly 1,800 organizations that collectively promote, protect and advocate for students, faculty and administrators in higher education. In addition, you will have access to some of the best leadership development programs, policy analysis, research briefs and peer-to-peer seminars and meetings, all of which will help you become a more effective campus leader.

Read more about the benefits of membership on the ACE website.


Featured Posts

New UDC Student Center Signals Revitalization of Campus and Community

The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) officially cut the ribbon last week on a project that has been decades in the making, bringing growth to both the campus and the community in which it resides.

Babson College Is Changing the Conversation for Women Entrepreneurs

Many of the programs in ACE’s Inclusive Excellence Group—Moving the Needle: Advancing Women in Higher Education Leadership, the National and Regional Women’s Leadership Forums and the state-based ACE Women’s Network—are committed to the identification, development and advancement of women leaders in higher education. Babson College in Massachusetts is now doing the same for women in… Read more »

HBCUs to Participate in 2016 MLK Day Spread the Service Campaign

In honor of the upcoming 2016 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, we wanted to spotlight several of the many ACE member institutions giving back to their communities. From Jan. 18-23, 10 historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) will participate in an historic weeklong initiative to honor the day of service and commemorate the… Read more »

Shakespeare’s First Folio Begins Cross-Country Tour at University of Notre Dame

William Shakespeare is hitting the road, and he’s bringing his first folio with him. Among his stops will be 20 colleges and universities across the country, beginning next week with the University of Notre Dame (IN).

Northern Illinois University Celebrates Diversity and Inclusion On and Off the Field

At Northern Illinois University, diversity, inclusion and equity all play a key role in the institution’s overall vision. Including those elements in its institutional mission extends to all parts of NIU, including the athletics department.

Texas State University’s Boots to Roots Program Brings STEM Degrees to Vets

Texas State University wants to provide potential student veterans with some answers, and help ease a shortage of qualified candidates for a number of jobs in the agricultural sciences field at the same time. So it is assisting female and Hispanic military veterans earn bachelor’s degrees in agriculture and STEM fields through a new program called Boots and Roots.

Bergen Community College Program Ensures All Adults Have the Opportunity to Excel

At Bergen Community College (BCC) in New Jersey, students with intellectual disabilities are able to reach college and career milestones they never thought were possible through a new program called Garden State Pathways to Independence for Students with Intellectual Disabilities Project.

International Education Week Finds SUNY Oswego Thinking Globally for All Students

In honor of International Education Week (IEW), we wanted to spotlight one of our many member institutions doing exemplary work in the field. Although SUNY Oswego has a study abroad participation rate of over 20 percent—more than double the national average—campus leaders have recognized the need to deliver global learning to all students.

SDSU and Rio Salado College Empowering Student Veterans to Succeed, On and Off Campus

In commemoration of Veterans Day, we wanted to share with you two ACE member institutions that have initiated innovative programs and services for student veterans: San Diego State University and Rio Salado College in Arizona.