Community College Success: The Holistic Measures of the Student Success Project

A new report from Ithaka S+R provides insight to the beginning of the Holistic Measures of Student Success (HMSS) project, which explores the components of student success at community colleges.

Higher Education’s Challenge: Disability Inclusion on Campus

When developing a culture of inclusion, colleges and universities have specific responsibilities to students with disabilities to ensure they can learn and achieve their goals.

Supporting Students Through Faculty Professional Development

Marielena DeSanctis, college provost and senior vice president for academic affairs and student services at Broward, recently spoke with Sherri Hughes, ACE’s assistant vice president of professional learning, about the impact of the ACUE program on faculty development, equity, and student success.

Learner Records: If You Build It, Will They Use It?

There’s promising evidence that easier connections across higher education and work—especially innovations that allow learners to completely unbundle education—can improve economic mobility and equity in outcomes.

Love Can Save Higher Education From Itself

What does it mean to build a college on love? Russell Lowery-Hart, president of Amarillo College, explains.

HSI Cares Act Funding Lower Than Non-HSIs

A new report from Excelencia in Education highlights how CARES Act implementation may have adversely impacted Latino college students and their institutions.

The Impact of Covid-19 on Student Assessment

A new report from the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment details how student assessment changed at colleges and universities during the spring semester due to COVID-19.

Meeting Student Success Goals During a Crisis

Rebecca Karoff, associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at The University of Texas System (UT), and Susan Cates, CEO of ACUE, joined ACE’s Sherri Hughes for a conversation on how the UT System is making meaningful progress on student success goals in a volatile and stressful time for students, faculty, and institutions.

New Report: Education, Race, and Jobs in the COVID-19 Crisis

Georgetown University Center on Education and Workforce recently released a blog on how the COVID-19 crisis has impacted the most vulnerable members of the population.

New Report Finds Gaps Persist in Higher Education Enrollment

The Pell Institute for the Study of Higher Education and Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy at the University of Pennsylvania (PENN AHEAD) recently released a joint 2020 Indicators of Higher Education Equity report.

Disaggregating Data To Unmask Inequity

A recently released policy brief from the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) and the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) argues that the way in which colleges and universities are required to collect and report race and ethnicity data on students often masks areas of inequity.

Teaching for Social Solidarity: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in a Time of COVID-19

Teaching during the pandemic is demonstrating that the challenges from COVID-19 go beyond the drastic health and economic consequences we are confronting—they are also social. The primary lesson is simple: in a time of physical distancing, social solidarity is more important than ever.