ACS is pleased to announce two “virtual” opportunities for ACS faculty and staff members to share expertise with peers and students across the consortium. Our Thursday Faculty Hour (formerly call Early Career Series) offers the opportunity for faculty members at any point in their career to share scholarly work, either completed or in progress where…
ACS is pleased to put out a special call to ACS faculty and staff members for summer virtual workshop and working group proposals. Workshops consist of 1-4 faculty and/or staff members who collaborate to develop and deliver 90 minutes sessions virtually across the consortium. Working groups are made up of 4-8 faculty and/or staff members who participate in multiple conversations to develop and/or curate material. Working groups result in some…
UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND ─ The Board of Trustees of the University of Richmond has unanimously elected Kevin F. Hallock, an economist and compensation and labor market scholar, as the institution’s 11th president.
Rhodes College President Marjorie Hass will depart the college this summer to become president of the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC), a Washington-based national association of independent colleges and universities that supports leadership development, advances institutional excellence, and enhances the national understanding of private higher education. In this position she will be a leading voice in the national debates over higher education and in ensuring that independent higher education successfully adapts to new conditions.
The U.S. Department of State, the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board and the Board of Directors of the Fulbright Finland Foundation in Helsinki have selected Millsaps Associate Professor Peter Friedrich for the Seeking Solutions to Global Challenges Award.
Collecting and interpreting data is big business – and only growing bigger. Data is collected through apps, automobile technology, and even kitchen appliances that connect to the web. Now, BSC students – and Birmingham-area students and professionals – have the opportunity to study data science in an intensive program on the Hilltop.
As presidents of the sixteen member institutions of the Associated Colleges of the South, we stand united in firm opposition to the recent policy change announced by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
We recognize that COVID-19 has resulted in the cancelation of many professional conferences. In response, ACS is providing a virtual, peer-reviewed platform for early career faculty.
See ACS colleges’ statements in support of social justice, equity and Black Lives Matter.
New President Announced for Southwestern University. Southwestern University Names Laura E. Skandera Trombley 16th President.
Reuben E. Brigety II, dean of the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University and former U.S. ambassador to the African Union, has been elected the University of the South’s 17th vice-chancellor and president by the Board of Trustees.
As the (relatively new) president of the Associated Colleges of the South, I send you greetings from Atlanta! I’ve been enjoying my campus visits and having the chance to meet many of you, and I look forward to a few more visits over the next two months.
Marc C. Conner, provost of Washington and Lee University, innovative leader of interdisciplinary academic programs and longtime advocate of diversity and inclusion, has been named the eighth president of Skidmore College.
Milton C. Moreland, provost and vice president of academic affairs at Rhodes College, has been selected to serve as the 21st president of Centre College.
Edward Burger, president of Southwestern University since 2013, will step down effective January, 2020 to take a position in private industry. https://www.southwestern.edu/live/news/13523-edward-burger-steps-down-as-southwestern
Dawn Alston, who has had a 20-year career at Spelman College, has been appointed chief financial officer and vice president for business and financial affairs, effective Sept. 1
John M McCardell Jr., who has served since 2010 as vice-chancellor and president of the University of the South, has announced his plans to step down in July 2020 and return to the faculty. Read the full story at the Sewanee website.
Ken Peterson, who has served as Dean of the Faculty at Furman University since February 2017, has been named Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Furman President Elizabeth Davis announced today.
Trent Gilbert, vice president for enrollment management and communications at Monmouth College in Illinois, has been named Birmingham-Southern’s vice president for enrollment management, the college announced Monday, April 8.
The Associated Colleges of the South has named Stephanie Fabritius, Ph.D., as its new president effective July 1, 2019. A distinguished citizen-leader, Dr. Fabritius is a professor of biology and has served as vice president for academic affairs and dean of Centre College for 12 years.