Belle Wheelan Receives 2015 John Hope Franklin Award

Bryant O. Best, a graduate research associate in ACE’s Center for Policy Research and Strategy, on Belle Wheelan, who received this year’s John Hope Franklin Award at ACE’s Annual Meeting.

Sexual Assault on Campus—Prevention and Response: A High Level Overview

Jessie Brown, ACE’s associate counsel, looks at Tuesday’s Annual Meeting joint session with the National Association of College and University Attorneys.

A Conversation With Michael Beschloss

Monday morning’s plenary session at ACE’s Annual Meeting featured a conversation between moderator James H. (Jim) Mullen Jr., president, Allegheny College (PA) and speaker Michael R. Beschloss, NBC News presidential historian and PBS NewsHour contributor.

Student Success: A Vital Part of the 21st Century College Presidency

There is no dearth of challenges facing college and university presidents these days, from pressures on the higher education business model to questions about how to best leverage fast-changing learning technology.

Celebrating 50 Years of the ACE Fellows Program

A look at the 50th anniversary celebrations for the ACE Fellows Program from current Fellow Audrey Bilger, who is blogging her way through her year at the University of California Riverside.

Rev. Dennis Holtschneider, President and Mentor

President Dennis H. Holtschneider of DePaul University (IL) moved attendees at the ACE Annual Meeting opening plenary with his remarks on the importance of the guidance he received early in his career—and how vital it is to give that support in turn to the next generation of leaders.

The Importance of “Deep Diversity”

It didn’t take long for Irshad Manji, an author who has written extensively about Islam and created the Emmy-nominated documentary “Faith Without Fear,” to set the tone of her keynote address at Saturday night’s Women’s Leadership Dinner at ACE’s 97th Annual Meeting: Spirited, a bit irreverent, but packing a powerful emotional and intellectual message. “Good… Read more »

Leadership and Authenticity

In her latest post, ACE Fellow Audrey Bilger argues for a leadership style that stresses “adaptive authenticity.”

Crossing Sectors

ACE Fellow Audrey Bilger moves between the public and private sectors—and discovers they have more in common than is usually thought.

The Golden Class of ACE Fellows

Meet Audrey Bilger, professor of literature at Claremont McKenna College (CA) and new ACE Fellow. Audrey will be blogging her year at the University of California Riverside for Higher Education Today as the ACE Fellows Program celebrates its 50th year. (Photo by Greg Allen)

VIDEO: Committee on Coherence at Scale for Higher Education

Our colleagues at the Council on Library and Information Services and Vanderbilt University (TN) are looking at how the higher education community can manage the transition from analog to digital technology in a way that stresses access, collaboration and inclusion.

Difficult But Increasingly Important: Shared Governance on Campus

Without buy-in from stakeholders like boards of trustees, faculty and students, strategic plans don’t go far. And according to a panel at ACE’s 96th Annual Meeting this morning, as the world in which higher education operates becomes more complicated, it’s important to use these plans to advance big ideas on campus. The panel, moderated by… Read more »