Union Institute & University President Karen Schuster Webb Named to ACE Board of Directors

Union Institute & University President Karen Schuster Webb has been named to the Board of Directors of the American Council on Education (ACE).

President Karen Schuster Webb

President Karen Schuster Webb

ACE is the major coordinating body for colleges and universities in the U.S. Dr. Webb’s term with the Board will continue until March of 2022. Currently, Dr. Webb serves as chair of the ACE Women’s Network Executive Council (WNEC) and is a presidential sponsor for the ACE affiliated Ohio Women’s Network.

“ACE’s mission is to mobilize the higher education community to shape effective public policy and foster innovative, high-quality practice. Now, more than ever, we are fortunate during this challenging time for our students and institutions, to have leaders from across the diverse landscape of American colleges and universities who are committed to helping us achieve these goals,” said ACE President Dr. Ted Mitchell. “I deeply appreciate Karen’s dedication and willingness to serve in this role.”

Dr. Webb has been president of Union Institute & University since July 2018. She brings to the ACE board more than 20 years of executive leadership experience in higher education, most recently as Midwest Campus President (Yellow Springs, Ohio) for Antioch University. Prior to her work at Antioch, Dr. Webb served as founding dean of the California School of Education at the Alliant International University System.

Read more about Dr. Webb and her leadership philosophy at this link.