Office of Women in Higher Education 78th National Leadership Forum

Wednesday, December 7, 2011 - Friday, December 9, 2011



Sponsored by the American Council on Education


 National Leadership Forums are the hallmark programs of the Office of Women in Higher Education (OWHE). Since 1977, ACE/OWHE National Leadership Forums have served as ACE's principal means of identifying outstanding women and promoting their advancement to the highest levels of leadership in U.S. colleges, universities, and associations.

National Forums are held at the National Center for Higher Education in Washington, D.C. They provide an opportunity for women leaders to become acquainted with one another and with women and men in major leadership roles.

Forums continue to play a critical role in establishing networks of women and men committed to identifying talented women administrators and providing the support necessary for their advancement. To learn more about the subject matter discussed at the Forums, download a sample agenda. Some of the topics covered include:

  • Career Mapping
  • Fundraising
  • Media Training
  • Integrating Strategic Planning and Aligning Resources
  • Creating the Competitive Edge: Search Process Preparation
  • Contract Negotiation