American Council on Education related articles

New Report Offers Strategies for Increasing Internationalization Efforts at HBCUs

New Report Offers Strategies for Increasing Internationalization Efforts at HBCUs

Over an 18-month period, the American Council on Education worked closely with seven HBCUs to conduct a review and analysis of their current internationalization efforts and to develop a strategic plan for enhancing those efforts.

Survey Finds No Progress in Increasing the Diversity of the University Leadership Pipeline

Survey Finds No Progress in Increasing the Diversity of the University Leadership Pipeline

The survey found that between 2008 and 2013 the percentage of Blacks and other minorities in senior administration posts remained the same. The percentage of Blacks in the position of chief academic officer actually declined from 3.7 percent in 2008 to 2.3 percent today.

New Report Looks to Explain the Racial Gap in College Graduation Rates

New Report Looks to Explain the Racial Gap in College Graduation Rates

A new report from the American Council on Education examines why Black and Hispanic students have significantly lower rates of degree attainment than other students at U.S. colleges and universities.

ACE Program Seeks to Increase the Number of Minority College Presidents

ACE Program Seeks to Increase the Number of Minority College Presidents

The American Council on Education’s Spectrum Executive Leadership Program is an initiative that has the goal of making the leadership of higher education more representative of the people it serves.

Appointments of African Americans to Key Posts in Higher Education

Appointments of African Americans to Key Posts in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of appointments of Black Americans to administrative and faculty positions at colleges and universities across the United States.

Two African American College Presidents Honored by the American Council on Education

Two African American College Presidents Honored by the American Council on Education

Ruth Simmons of Brown University and Beverly Daniel Tatum of Spelman College were honored at the Women’s Leadership Dinner at the annual meeting of the American Council on Education in Los Angeles.