The 98th Annual Meeting of American Council on Education

Posted by Ronald | March 28, 2016  |  No Comment

The American Council on Education (ACE) recently held its 98th Annual Meeting. The meeting plenaries targeted four themes: Leadership in a Changing World, Higher Education Leadership, Innovation and Equity and Social Justice. The goal was to address tough questions and help higher education leaders to identify relevant solutions that could work for their institutions, according to president Molly Corbett Broad. In addition to the plenaries, conference participants were afforded a plethora of sessions that featured noted authors, scholars and thought leaders. The following links provide information about some of the sessions posted on ACE’s website.




ACE’s Website of Meeting Sessions:


Presidential Leadership and the Return of the Scholar Athlete

Leveraging Technology to Increase Student Readiness, Persistence, and Completion

Breakthrough Enrollment: What’s Next?

Ideas Forum

Master Class: Adaptive Change as a Leadership Practice: Leadership Tools for Senior Executives in Dynamic Times

Master Class: The Future as a Tool of Leadership

Council of Fellows Professional Development Session: College-to-Career as an Institutional Priority: What Institutional Leaders Need to Know and Do

Improving Student Learning, Retention, and Completion

Disrupting the Bachelor’s Degree: Community Colleges and the Future of Credentialing

Student Success through Faculty Development: Is A Scalable Solution On the Horizon?

Robert H. Atwell Plenary: Access, Success, and Accountability — Why the Rhetoric Doesn’t Matter If the Results Don’t Change


Removing the Barriers to Credit Transfer

Partnering to Provide Students with Pathways to High-Value Careers

From College to Career

National Student Clearinghouse’s Free Reverse Transfer Service: Present and Future

An International Curriculum for All

Recruiting to Retain: Key Components of Long-Term Student Success Strategy


The City University of New York (CUNY) Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) – Replicable Business Model or Stand-Alone Program

The Issues That Keep You Up at Night: Results of the Inside Higher Ed/Gallup Survey



Dr. Ronald Holmes is the author of 12 books: Jacob’s Dream! “A Lesson on Numbers and Birds,” “Jacob’s Dream! A Lesson on Alphabets and Continents,”How to Eradicate Bullying,” “Education Questions to be Answered,”Current Issues and Answers in Education,” “How to Eradicate Hazing,”Professional Career Paths,” “Your Answers to Education Questions,” “How to revitalize the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.” “Completing the Dissertation: Tips, techniques and real-life experiences from Ph.D. graduates.” “Jacob’s Dream, A Story of Careers for Children” and Jacob’s Dream, A Story of Animals in Africa. He is publisher of “The Holmes Education Post,” an education focused Internet newspaper.  Holmes is a former teacher, school administrator and district superintendent. He can be reached at [email protected]

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