1.       The Call for Submissions is now open fo rthe second ILA Women and Leadership AffinityGroup (WLAG)international conference to be held on June 7-10, 2015 in Pacific Grove, California. This conference,Advancing Women in Leadership: Waves of Possibilities, will provide a criticalforum for bringing together scholars, practitioners, educators, and leaders todiscuss the latest research and best practices.  The four conference streams are:

·          Increasing Equality in Power and DecisionMaking

·          Advancing Leadership Development andEducation Worldwide

·          Helping Girls and Young Women Become Leaders

·          Advancing Women in Leadership

·          The deadline for submissions is October10, allowing you plenty of time to collaborate with others. We encourage you toget started right away, as the deadline will be here before we know it.

2.       Journal of Management Education Special Issue - Women’s Leadership Development Programs: Lessons Learned and New Frontiers: This special issue specifically addresseswomen’s leadership development programs, which have grown considerably inrecent years. The paper submission deadline is December 15, 2014 .

3.       Advancing Women and Leadership: Moving the Needle throughApplied Theory Building : We would like to invite you to submit a chapter proposal by August 15, 2014 foran upcoming book, Advancing Women and Leadership: Moving the Needle throughApplied Theory Building, to be edited by Dr. Julia Storberg-Walker of GeorgeWashington University (see the attached Call for Chapters). This volume is partof a new book series, “Women and Leadership: Research, Theory, and Practice,”being published to inform leadership scholars and practitioners. Thispublishing project represents a synergistic initiative involving theInternational Leadership Association (ILA), Information Age Publishing, andthree leadership scholars (Drs. Faith Wambura Ngunjiri, Susan R. Madsen, andKaren A. Longman); the series emerged from the expanding work of ILA’s Womenand Leadership Affinity Group. The first book in the series (Women andLeadership in Higher Education) will be released in September, the second(Women as Global Leaders) in Nov/Dec, and the third (Women and LeadershipAround t he World) in the spring of 2015.

The Sloan Research Fellowships: These two-year, $50,000 fellowships are awarded annually to 126 early-career facultyin recognition of their distinguished performance and exceptional potential asresearchers.  Candidates must be nominated by a department head or other senior researcher, and are selected by independent panels of noted scholars in eac h field.

1. The American Council on Education (ACE) has the following positions available.Additional position announcements may be found on our website :

a. Director, Centerfor Policy Research and Strategy :As a member of its core leadership team and with a strong emphasis onquantitative methods, contribute to the development, management, and executionof a new policy research agenda for ACE’s Center for Policy Research andStrategy whose mission is to produce thought leadership at the intersection ofpublic policy and institutional strategy.

b. Senior Program Manager, Leadersh ip Programs: The Senior Program Manager is responsible for assisting the Leadership Divisionwith developing, coordinating, marketing, management and evaluation formulti-lateral ACE leadership programs, including programs that foster diversityand inclusion in higher education, particularly within the senior leadership.As a Leadership Team Member, this position will report to the InclusiveExcellence Group (IEG), while fostering collaboration across all leadershipprograms to infuse to accelerate and support diversity and women’s leadership.
2. Vice President of Academic Affairs, Brookhaven College : A senior leveladministrator responsible for providing strategic and operational leadershipfor credit and non-credit instructional programs and instructional supportservices. In collaboration with faculty and division deans, is responsible forpolicy development within academic programs. As the Chief Academic Officer,this administrator is expected to further develop the College as a center foracademic excellence. Responsibilities include the direct supervision of keypersonnel in direct instruction and instructional support areas.
3. President, Our Lady of the Lak e Un iversity : The Board of Trustees and the Presidential Search Committee invitenominations for and expressions of interest in the position of ninth president of Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU). Featuring a historic main campus, adynamic strategic plan, a progressive approach to curricular development, arichly diverse community, an exceptional record of service to others, afruitful relationship with one of the fastest-growing cities in the country,and with thanks to the exceptional work of President Sister Jane Ann Slater,CDP, PhD, OLLU offers its next president impressive institutional momentum.
4. Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning/Dean, Division of Undergraduate Education , University ofCalifornia at Irvine: Reporting directly to the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning/Dean, Division ofUndergraduate Education (VPTL/DUE) serves as the senior campus officialresponsible for undergraduate education.
5. Vice President for Community College Relations: Achieving the Dream (ATD) invites applicationsand nominations for the Vice President for Community College Relations. Workingcollaboratively with ATD’s senior leadership, program and policy professionalstaff, Leadership and Data Coaches, and national partners, the Vice Presidentwill lead our efforts to inspire and mobilize administrative and facultyleaders at Achieving the Dream institutions to adopt innovative, evidence-basedpractices that improve teaching and learning and accelerate student successoutcomes. The Vice President is a member of senior management, reports to the President and CEO and provides strategic advice on all aspects of Achieving theDream’s operations and services. ATD seeks an individual with knowledge ofcommunity colleges and experience in developmental education, teaching andlearning, and institutional reform.
6. Center Director, Bright Horizons Technology Childcare Cent er at Stata: Sponsored by theprestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology, this beautiful center servesthe children of the MIT community. We are seeking an exceptional leader tocontinue guiding the tenured teaching team to excellence.
7. Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs : The University of La Verne invitesapplications and nominations for the position of Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. The University of La Verne is a CarnegieDoctoral/Comprehensive University in Southern California, enrolling over 8,500students in four colleges: the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Public Management, the College of Education and Organizational Leadership, and the College of Law. The University is recognized by Federalstandards as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). In addition to the main campus, the University has regional campuses in central and southern California administered through the Regional and Online Campus.
8. Provost/Executive Vic e President for Academic and Stu dent Affairs :    Grand Rapids Community College invites applications and nominations for the positionof Provost/Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs. The Provost reports directly to the President and serves as the Chief Academic Officer with major responsibilities for strategic planning and guiding all aspects of teaching and learning in support of student success. The Provos talso is charged with establishing the academic vision for Grand Rapids Community College in pursuit of its Mission, Vision, Values, and Ends throughthe contributions of the deans, associate deans, faculty, staff, and theirrespective systems of support.
9. Director of Education, Moun tbatten Institute : This newly created position offers a rewarding opportunity for the right individual looking tobring their proven track record of strategic leadership, marketing, graduaterecruitment, and program development to assist Mountbatten Institute inrealizing their development and accreditation initiatives. The entrepreneurially minded individual must be adaptive and comfortable in helping to define roles and responsibilities in this new role. Must be familiar withthe accreditation process. International experience helpful particularly in theUnited Kingdom.
10. Director for Diversity Education and Retention Initiatives : The Director for Diversity Education andRetention Initiatives plans, develops, and implements University-wide diversitycompetency training models; organizes and conducts diversity, and interculturalcompetency learning programs, events, and activities such as Social JusticeEducation Training, Search Committee Training, and Increasing InterculturalSensitivity Training; provides consultation and resource support for diversity,equity, and inclusion for individuals and groups within the campus community;plans and manages budgets for diversity initiatives, among other responsibilities.This is a 12-month, professional faculty appointment reporting to the VicePresident for Inclusive Excellence.

11. Administrator, Membership Services: The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) seeks an individual to develop and execute a comprehensive campaign for attracting and retaining members while serving asthe first line of contact for AACC’s members. Duties also include developing and conducing outreach and research to identify enhanced new toolsand resources, processing member applications/renewals, and communicating with members to address/resolve complicated and/or sensitive issues, as well asrespond to inquiries concerning AACC’s full range of products andservices. Incumbent is also responsible for tracking community college eligibility status, as well as retiring and/or transitioning community college presidents. Maintains and manages membership information on the websiteand manages the membership budget. Plans and organizes new member eventsat the annual AACC Convention. AACC provides a competitive salary and an exceptional benefits package. Send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: Membership Services Administrator Search, American Associationof Community Colleges, One Dupont Circle, NW # . 410, Washington, DC 20036 or to cash@aacc.nche.edu

ACE Events

Advancing to the Presidency

October 20-21, 2014│Itasca, IL


LeadershipAcademy for Department Chairs

October 22 - 23, 2014│Itasca, IL


Regional Women’s Leadership Forum

October 29-31, 2014│Seattle, WA


National Women’s Leadership Forum

December 3-5, 2014│Arlington, VA




Women's Network Event

2014 First Multi-State ACE Women’s Network Conference

Empowering Women in Higher Education: Understanding Trends and Opportunities for Leadership.

Hosted by the Women’s State Networks of CT, DE, NJ, and NY

November 14, 2014 │New York , NY