Presidents / chancellors

ACE's 96th Annual Meeting: Seizing Opportunity

Date: 
Sat, 03/08/2014 to Tue, 03/11/2014

Location

1 Dupont Circle NW Suite 800
20036 Washington , District Of Columbia
United States

Opportunity Nation and senators push for close ties between colleges and employers

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Two senators and the nonprofit Opportunity Nation want federal job training programs to be more efficient and performance-based, while also seeing expanded role for community colleges.

Metrics of college performance don't reach adult students

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Adult students aren't using College Scorecard and other consumer websites as they consider college, and they aren't interested in performance metrics like graduation rates and debt levels.

Complete College America report tracks state approaches to performance-based funding

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Complete College America talks up peformance-based funding at its annual meeting, releasing a report that rates the 16 states that have tried it so far.

Gee returns to lead governor-backed plan to rethink higher education in Ohio

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E. Gordon Gee is back and tasked with the job of rethinking public higher education in Ohio.

New presidents or provosts: Antioch Colby Everest Phoenix Lakeland Laurel Nicholls State Syracuse

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  • Stephen M. Condon, vice president for enrollment services at LeTourneau University, in Texas, has been chosen as president of Laurel University, in North Carolina.
  • Tracy Edwards, president and chief executive officer of Lethbridge College, in Alberta, has been appointed as president of Lakeland College, also in Alberta.

Paper argues more support for adjuncts won't cost much

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A new paper from the Delphi Project argues that some key ways colleges can support adjunct faculty don't cost anything, despite administrators' assertions that they can't afford to improve working conditions.

After months of controversy, a $90,000 bonus for Rutgers's president

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After months of controversy, a reward for the president of Rutgers -- which he is donating back to the university.

New presidents or provosts: Central Oregon Connecticut Delta State GNTC London South Bank Paine

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  • Charles Abasa-Nyarko, executive planner and project manager at Baltimore City Community College, in Maryland, has been chosen as vice president for instruction at Central Oregon Community College.
  • Katherine Bergeron, dean of the college at Brown University, in Rhode Island, has been selected as president of Connecticut College.

Essay on MOOC platforms and the payoff for professors

Teaching online can be reinvigorating for faculty members and their careers, writes Audrey Heinesen, who encourages more professors to take the leap.

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