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  1. 1. MINNESOTA ACE NETWORK Supporting Women in Higher Education Identifying • Developing • Encouraging Ad va n c i n g • L i n k i n g • S u p p o r t i n g Identifying • Developing • Encouraging Ad va n c i n g • L i n k i n g • S u p p o r t i n g
  2. 2. Join women across the state of Minnesota in becoming part of this exciting organization. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For additional information on the Minnesota ACE Network, please contact: Kathleen Cargill State Coordinator 218.723.5910 kcargill@css.edu www.minnesotaacenetwork.org
  3. 3. MEMBERSHIP IN ACE MINNESOTA ACE NETWORK The American Council on Education (ACE) is the Membership in the Minnesota ACE Network is major coordinating body for all the nation’s higher open to all women in higher education, for a $25 education institutions. ACE seeks to provide lead- individual membership fee which is automati- ership and a unifying voice on key higher education cally renewed by attending any regional conference. issues and to influence public policy through Benefits include: advocacy, research and program initiatives. ACE values inclusiveness and diversity, recognizes Professional development opportunities higher education’s responsibility to society, and Leadership workshops and conferences embraces the belief that widespread access to Available administrative and faculty positions excellent postsecondary educational opportunities is the cornerstone of a democratic society. The Minnesota ACE Network sponsors regional conferences throughout each year. Conferences are You may visit www.acenet.edu to learn more about the designed to bring women leaders together to focus on American Council on Education. topics of mutual interest and offers the opportunity to explore major issues facing higher education, discuss career-building strategies, and meet colleagues. ACE NETWORK With a grant from the Carnegie Corporation in 1977, the Office of Women in Higher Education (OWHE) started the ACE National Identification Program which is now called the ACE Network. Designed to address the needs and issues relating to advancing women’s leadership in higher education, the network’s mission is still relevant today, and is supported by ACE state networks across the nation.
  4. 4. OFFICE OF WOMEN IN MINNESOTA ACE HIGHER EDUCATION NETWORK Since 1973, the Office of Women in Higher The Minnesota ACE Network is one of 48 Education (OWHE) has been committed to the state/regional networks working to support women advancement of women in higher education and has in higher education. The network represents provided national leadership in advancing women to women in — or aspiring to — leadership positions executive positions on campus, serving as a national in higher education by encouraging women to enter voice for women in higher education. and advance in leadership roles; supporting women in current positions; and promoting the advancement of OWHE’s mission is to advance women’s leadership women in higher education. by: IDENTIFYING — women leaders nationally in higher education through extensive networks. The Minnesota ACE Network DEVELOPING — women’s leadership abili- represents women in — or ties through state and national programming. aspiring to — leadership positions ENCOURAGING — women to use those in higher education. abilities. ADVANCING — women into senior-level The Minnesota ACE Network Board of Directors leadership positions by nominating them and consists of representatives from the various higher working with search firms on placement. education sectors of our state. Board members select a state coordinator who chairs the Board. A network LINKING — women leaders to one another. of campus representatives assists in bringing events sponsored by the Minnesota ACE Network to the at- tention of women at each institution. SUPPORTING — the tenure of mid-level and senior-level women administrators and presidents throughout their careers. www.minnesotaacenetwork.org

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