The American Council on Education (ACE) has reelected Elliott Shore, Association of Research Libraries (ARL) executive director, as a higher education association representative to the ACE Board of Directors for a one-year term ending in March 2017. This will be Shore’s third consecutive year in this role, which strengthens ARL’s leadership in strategic conversations about higher education.
The American Council on Education is the major coordinating body for the nation’s colleges and universities. Founded in 1918, ACE represents more than 1,600 college and university presidents and the executives at related associations. ACE provides leadership on key higher education issues and influences public policy through advocacy. The ACE Board of Directors is primarily composed of presidents and chancellors of colleges and universities, including several ARL institutions.
For more details on the ACE Board election, see the March 14, 2016, ACE news release, “Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia Elected ACE Board Chair.” For more information about Elliott Shore, see Shore’s bio on the ARL website.
About the Association of Research Libraries
The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is a nonprofit organization of 124 research libraries in the US and Canada. ARL’s mission is to influence the changing environment of scholarly communication and the public policies that affect research libraries and the diverse communities they serve. ARL pursues this mission by advancing the goals of its member research libraries, providing leadership in public and information policy to the scholarly and higher education communities, fostering the exchange of ideas and expertise, facilitating the emergence of new roles for research libraries, and shaping a future environment that leverages its interests with those of allied organizations. ARL is on the web at http://www.arl.org/.