Minnesota ACE  Women’s Network  An association open to all women in higher education
Board of Directors 2009-2010 <ul><li>Kathleen Cargill, State Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Michelle Kidwell, Coordinator E...
<ul><li>About  ACE   </li></ul><ul><li>American Council on Education </li></ul><ul><li>In 1977, the Carnegie Corporation g...
About  OWHE  Office of Women in Higher Education OWHE mission - to advance women’s leadership on campuses  across the nati...
National Leadership &  Professional Development Programs <ul><li>Presidents  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Presidential Seminars &...
National Leadership &  Professional Development Programs <ul><li>Programs for Other College and University Administrators ...
Minnesota  ACE  Women’s Network <ul><li>ACE  mission to address the needs and issues  </li></ul><ul><li>relating to advanc...
<ul><li>Minnesota  ACE  Women’s Network   </li></ul><ul><li>Current strategic directions include… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In...
Becoming a Member Minnesota  ACE  Women’s Network  is open to all women in higher education.   Current members, institutio...
<ul><li>Members of the  </li></ul><ul><li>Minnesota  ACE  Women’s Network receive these benefits:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>E...
<ul><li>Women Promoting Women </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We celebrate each woman's success.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have yo...
<ul><li>List-serv </li></ul><ul><li>Membership includes a subscription to the list-serv.  Members may receive from and sub...
<ul><li>Connecting Minnesota   ACE   members to: </li></ul><ul><li>A variety national and regional women’s resources  </li...
<ul><li>Regional Conferences   </li></ul><ul><li>Regional conferences are designed to allow women leaders to focus on time...
Upcoming Regional Conference Theme:  Navigating Change in Challenging Times Save the Date! When:  January 21 & 22, 2010 Wh...
Upcoming Regional Conferences Save the Date! Conference:  Northern Regional Conference When:  Friday, April 30, 2010 Where...
Advanced Benefits to Members Upcoming Bi-State Conference A Collaboration between MN and WI ACE Networks Save the Date! Wh...
<ul><li>What Our Members & Friends Say… </li></ul><ul><li>MN  ACE  Network means that I can become my best because I surro...
<ul><li>Next Step . . .  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Join MN  ACE  Women’s Network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify the curre...
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MN ACE Womens Network 11 16 2009

  1. 1. Minnesota ACE Women’s Network An association open to all women in higher education
  2. 2. Board of Directors 2009-2010 <ul><li>Kathleen Cargill, State Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Michelle Kidwell, Coordinator Elect </li></ul><ul><li>Dee Anne Bonebright </li></ul><ul><li>Paula Carlson </li></ul><ul><li>Becky Copper </li></ul><ul><li>Mary Dubois </li></ul><ul><li>Michele Ernst </li></ul><ul><li>Connie Gores </li></ul><ul><li>Jodi Kuznia </li></ul><ul><li>Veronica Michael </li></ul><ul><li>Lucy Payne </li></ul><ul><li>Christine Pigsley </li></ul><ul><li>Lisa Thomas </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>About ACE </li></ul><ul><li>American Council on Education </li></ul><ul><li>In 1977, the Carnegie Corporation granted the Office of Women in Higher Education ( OWHE ) funds to initiate the ACE National Identification Program ~ now called the ACE Network. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ACE founded in 1918 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nation’s largest higher education association </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Represents more than 1,600 college & university presidents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Represents 200 related associations nationwide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides leadership and a unifying voice on key higher education issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Influences public policy through advocacy, research and program initiatives </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. About OWHE Office of Women in Higher Education OWHE mission - to advance women’s leadership on campuses across the nation. OWHE IDEALS : I DENTIFIES emerging and successful women leaders D EVELOPS their leadership abilities through state and national programming E NCOURAGES the use of those abilities A DVANCES them through nomination to appropriate positions L INKS them to one another and to mentors S UPPORTS the tenure of mid and senior level women administrators and presidents throughout their career cycles To learn more: www.acnet.edu
  5. 5. National Leadership & Professional Development Programs <ul><li>Presidents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Presidential Seminars & Roundtables: </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Leadership Network for International Education </li></ul><ul><li>Future Project Presidential Roundtables </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Women Presidents’ Summits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Summits for Presidents of Color </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presidents’ Consultation Network </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Chief Academic Officers and Other Vice Presidents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Institute for New Chief Academic Officers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Internationalization Forum for Chief Academic Officers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Leadership Forums for the Advancement of Women Leaders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advancing to the Presidency: A Workshop for Vice Presidents </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. National Leadership & Professional Development Programs <ul><li>Programs for Other College and University Administrators </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ACE Fellows Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Regional Leadership Forums </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CLASSIC Series </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ACE National Network for the Advancement of Women Leaders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Women of Color Summits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Department Chair Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Refer to www.acenet.ed for pertinent information </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Minnesota ACE Women’s Network <ul><li>ACE mission to address the needs and issues </li></ul><ul><li>relating to advancing women’s leadership in </li></ul><ul><li>higher education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dedicated to supporting women in all areas of higher education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Represents women in ~ or aspiring to ~ leadership positions in higher education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One of 50 state and regional networks that support women in higher education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assists women to develop the skills and talents needed to become visionary leaders of tomorrow </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Minnesota ACE Women’s Network </li></ul><ul><li>Current strategic directions include… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increasing individual and campus involvement in Minnesota so every campus is represented within the Network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communicating effectively and regularly with individuals, campuses and institutional leaders about issues in higher education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing women leaders of higher education with professional development opportunities </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Becoming a Member Minnesota ACE Women’s Network is open to all women in higher education. Current members, institutional representatives, and board members come from all educational sectors: public, private and proprietary institutions. <ul><ul><li>No individual, annual membership fee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Revenue generated from membership fees, conferences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and sponsorships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All board members volunteer time, energy and resources to continue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and expand the Network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Institutional representatives are key players in maintaining the </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Network as informational liaisons between the Network a nd women </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>on their respective campuses </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Members of the </li></ul><ul><li>Minnesota ACE Women’s Network receive these benefits: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic updates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional development opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership workshops and conferences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connections to employment opportunities within higher </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information from American Council on Education ( ACE ) & </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the Office of Women in Higher Education ( OWHE ) </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Women Promoting Women </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We celebrate each woman's success. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have you received a promotion or have you promoted a woman within higher education? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Please share this news with the Minnesota ACE Women’s Network! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Notify ACE of your promotion with the name, new title, and campus of the woman promoted. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>List-serv </li></ul><ul><li>Membership includes a subscription to the list-serv. Members may receive from and submit information to the larger group.  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opportunity to explore major issues facing higher education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss career-building strategies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meet colleagues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal introduction of yourself as a new member </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional development opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership workshops and conferences </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Connecting Minnesota ACE members to: </li></ul><ul><li>A variety national and regional women’s resources </li></ul><ul><li>The White House Project: www.thewhitehouseproject.org </li></ul><ul><li>Assisting women to run for office at all political levels </li></ul><ul><li>The Minnesota Women’s Consortium: www.mnwomen.org </li></ul><ul><li>Over 150 women’s organization belong: </li></ul><ul><li>multi-ethnic, multi-religious, political economic & health-related </li></ul><ul><li>HERS: Higher Education Resource Services: provides advanced training </li></ul><ul><li>for women who want to become senior college administrators. </li></ul><ul><li>www.hersnet.org . </li></ul><ul><li>NAPAHE: National Association of Presidential Assistants in Higher Education </li></ul><ul><li>provides professional development for and research on assistants </li></ul><ul><li>to college presidents. www.napahe.org </li></ul><ul><li>And more… </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Regional Conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Regional conferences are designed to allow women leaders to focus on timely topics ~ women and finance, advancing in higher education, balancing family and career, exploring issues facing higher education ( e.g., returning women veterans), discussing career-building strategies, and networking.  </li></ul><ul><li>Conferences feature nationally and regionally recognized keynote speakers and seminar facilitators. </li></ul><ul><li>Recent regional conference themes ~ </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Life Cycle of Women in Higher Education </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Women Learning and Leading Together </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A View from the Top: MN Women in Higher Education </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Leading, Learning and Creating </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Upcoming Regional Conference Theme: Navigating Change in Challenging Times Save the Date! When: January 21 & 22, 2010 Where: Dakota County Technical College ~ Apple Valley Cost: $59.00 (includes Conference Registration/Lunch)
  16. 16. Upcoming Regional Conferences Save the Date! Conference: Northern Regional Conference When: Friday, April 30, 2010 Where: The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth Cost: Affordable
  17. 17. Advanced Benefits to Members Upcoming Bi-State Conference A Collaboration between MN and WI ACE Networks Save the Date! When: November 4-5, 2010 Where: University of Wisconsin, River Falls, WI Theme: No Borders, No Boundaries: Women Leaders in a Changing Higher Education Landscape Keynote: Katharine Lyall, PhD (invited) Cost: Affordable
  18. 18. <ul><li>What Our Members & Friends Say… </li></ul><ul><li>MN ACE Network means that I can become my best because I surround myself with the best. MN ACE Network offers me the means to challenge myself to stretch, grow, and dream in ways that nurture my strengths and feed my soul. </li></ul><ul><li>As a first year participant, I thoroughly enjoyed the state conference. I have been challenged in new ways and have gained so much insight from many tremendous women. I wish I could spend more time with all of them. I look forward to attending next year. </li></ul><ul><li>Through ACE I have connected to national women leaders whose assistance and friendship I value greatly. </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Next Step . . . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Join MN ACE Women’s Network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify the current Institutional Representative (IR) on your campus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accept the challenge to become an IR ~ a liaison between your campus and MN ACE Women’s Network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connect yourself to amazing women in higher education! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.minnesotaacenetwork.org </li></ul></ul>

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