07 septembre 2016

Amid Diversity in Admissions Debate, ACE Member Institutions Innovate

https://aceducationblog.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/cropped-higheredtoday_665x135_final.jpegIn light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s upcoming decision in the diversity in admissions case Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, we wanted to highlight just two of the many ACE member institutions doing innovative work on their campuses to create an inclusive environment for all students, faculty and staff. More...

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Tribal Colleges and Universities Lack Needed Federal Funds

https://aceducationblog.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/cropped-higheredtoday_665x135_final.jpegTribal College and University Funding: Tribal Sovereignty at the Intersection of Federal, State, and Local Funding,” the second in a three-part series on Minority-Serving Institutions released by ACE’s Center for Policy Research and Strategy, shows that federal funding has not kept up with the steady growth of the Native population at these schools. More...

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Is Higher Ed Moving the Needle on Women Presidents?

https://aceducationblog.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/cropped-higheredtoday_665x135_final.jpegAccording to ACE’s 2012 American College President Study, only 26 percent of college presidents were women as of 2011. That means the needle has been moved just three percentage points since 2006. And because the total number of minority presidents hasn’t grown substantially either, the proportion of all presidencies held by minority women also remains low. More...

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LGBTQ Talent and Institutional Success

https://aceducationblog.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/cropped-higheredtoday_665x135_final.jpegJune is Pride Month. All across the country, advocates for diversity and inclusion on our campuses are recognizing that the principles which underlie those fundamental goals of higher education are not only right, but they are also essential to help assure long-term success for all institutions. More...

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Racial Gaps Persist in Graduation Rates

https://aceducationblog.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/cropped-higheredtoday_665x135_final.jpegThe graduation rate for first-time students seeking bachelor’s degrees rose to 60 percent across all four-year institutions in 2014, according to a new report from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). This represents a slight increase since 2000, when 57.5 percent of first-time students graduated. More...

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Effective Strategies for Supporting Racial/Ethnic Diversity on Campus

https://aceducationblog.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/cropped-higheredtoday_665x135_final.jpegAs we await the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on Fisher V. University of Texas at Austin, here’s a snapshot from Race, Class, and College Access, an ACE report that examines how legal challenges to race-conscious admissions are influencing contemporary admissions practices at selective colleges and universities. More...

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The Past Can’t Be Prologue

https://aceducationblog.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/cropped-higheredtoday_665x135_final.jpegThe dilemmas facing higher education are all too well known: increasing pressures for a much better educated population and workforce; the recognition that the additional students will be lower income and less well-prepared academically; a dramatically reduced state investment in higher education; and the reliance on increased tuition revenues (and rates) to close the funding gap. More...

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Addressing Islamophobia on College Campuses

https://aceducationblog.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/cropped-higheredtoday_665x135_final.jpegAs a higher education administrator I (Mary Ann) interact with students, parents, faculty and staff on a daily basis. Recently, I was called to the front counter to help my staff, who had been working with a student and parent who were missing required documentation to complete college enrollment. More...

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Survey Looks at New Chinese Law Restricting Work of Foreign NGOs

https://aceducationblog.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/cropped-higheredtoday_665x135_final.jpegMany of our members have been following legislation in China that will create new regulatory controls for foreign non-governmental organizations (NGOs) operating in the country. More...

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Working Overtime on Campus

https://aceducationblog.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/cropped-higheredtoday_665x135_final.jpegThe Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) obligates most employers, including colleges and universities, to pay each of their employees overtime at time and one-half of the employee’s regular rate of pay for all hours worked over 40 hours in a workweek, unless the employee’s salary exceeds the current minimum threshold of $455 a week ($23,660 a year) and the employee falls within an FLSA category that exempts the employee from being required to receive overtime pay. More...

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