Bhuiyan selected for ACE Advancing to the Presidency program


TUSKEGEE, Ala. (August 28, 2013) — Mohammad Bhuiyan, Tuskegee’s vice president and professor of entrepreneurship has been chosen as one of approximately 30 senior-level administrators in higher education worldwide to participate in the ACE Advancing to the Presidency workshop. The program is highly competitive and each class is selected from several hundred applications from myriad colleges and universities. The American Council on Education (ACE) selects participants for this prestigious program.

Individuals chosen for the program are senior administrators in higher education who are ready to assume presidency of a college or university. The workshop will take place in Oct. 10-11 at the Washington Hilton hotel in Washington, D.C. To become a college or university CEO requires a keen understanding of one’s self and the search process and a solid plan for transition into the position. 

The workshop focuses on: developing an effective presidential search strategy,
practical training that includes mock video-taped interviews and CV/resume critiques; gaining a better understanding of the search process through candid conversations with search firm executives; contract negotiation, transitioning successfully into a presidency; and presidential leadership.

About ACE

ACE is the nation’s most visible and influential higher education association. ACE represents the presidents of U.S. accredited, degree-granting institutions, which include two- and four-year colleges, private and public universities, and nonprofit and for-profit entities. ACE’s strength lies in the loyal and diverse base of more than 1,800 member institutions, 75 percent of which have been with ACE for over 10 years.

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