James Madison University – James Madison College to host ACE Fellow, Dr. Mary K. Ramsey

Harrisonburg, Va. – James Madison University President Jonathan Alger introduced these days that Dr. Mary K. Ramsey, professor of English at Japanese Michigan College, a 2021-2022 American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow, will invest the complete tutorial 12 months on the James Madison College campus. 

“Selection as a host establishment is a signal of the remarkable track record and motivation to excellence at James Madison College,” mentioned Sherri Lind Hughes, director of the ACE Fellows Program and a 2002-03 Fellow. “An ACE Fellow chooses an institution not only for its arduous educational ecosystem, large-excellent endeavours to educate students, but also its robust motivation to invest in the future of larger schooling senior management as nicely.” 

Established in 1965, the ACE Fellows Application is built to improve institutional and leadership capability in American increased schooling by pinpointing and preparing school and personnel for senior positions in higher education and university administration. Fifty-two Fellows, nominated by the senior administration of their establishments, will comprise the 2021-22 cohort at faculties and universities throughout the nation.

Virtually 2,000 better education leaders have participated in the ACE Fellows System oer the previous five decades, with far more than 80 per cent of Fellows acquiring served as senior leaders of colleges and universities. 

Ramsey joined Japanese Michigan College in 2011 and has served in a variety of management positions, which includes interim assistant vice president of The Honors Faculty and English section head at Japanese. She gained her doctorate in medieval scientific tests at Yale College and gained master’s levels at the University of St. Andrew’s and the College of Oklahoma. 

The ACE Fellows Method brings together in-human being and virtual mastering engagements, interactive finding out instruments, campus visits, and placement at one more greater training institution to condense a long time of on-the-position encounter and expertise development into a single academic yr. The Fellows are provided in the maximum stage of selection-building even though participating in administrative pursuits at their host institutions. Time is also invested investigating a specified challenge of reward to their nominating institutions for implementation on the Fellows’ return to campus at the summary of the Fellowship placement.

“Through the inclusion of Fellows and hosts from a wide variety of establishment sorts, the application is helping to acquire a climate of collaboration across sectors and locations. I am self-assured this varied and talented group of higher instruction professionals will assist create the leadership capacity important to clear up complicated complications and prosper in a transforming landscape,” claimed Hughes.



Get in touch with: Ginny Cramer, cramervm@jmu.edu, 540-568-5325


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