Society Members Named American Council on Education Fellows

Apr 9, 2020

The American Council on Education recently named 38 higher education professionals to its ACE Fellows Program. Since 1965, the program has helped higher education’s future leaders prepare for senior positions in college leadership.

Phi Kappa Phi congratulates five Society members on being chosen as part of the 2020-21 class of fellows as they continue to advance its mission to promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education. Society members named as ACE fellows are:

Bronwyn Fees (Kansas State University – Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Health and Human Sciences) – Fees leads the college’s strategic planning process and focuses on graduate education, distance education and faculty development and awards.

Chris Meiers (Washington State University Tri-Cities – Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Deputy Title IX Officer) – Meiers provides direction to the services and programs in enrollment management and student affairs, including recruitment, retention, financial aid, registration, and career and counseling services.

Mary K. Ramsey (Eastern Michigan University – Professor of English and Assistant Vice President of The Honors College) – Having previously serviced at Eastern as the English Language and Literature Department Head, Ramsey leads the Honors College with a student-focused approach.

James A. Uchizono (University of the Pacific – Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics and Medicinal Chemistry and Associate Provost for Research) – After joining the Pacific in 2000, Uchizono was named Teacher of the Year by the school in 2005.

Janie Valdes (Florida International University – Assistant Vice President, Enrollment Management and Services) – Among her many duties, Valdes works with Connect4Success, a guided transfer pathway that aims to help students transition to FIU from other Florida colleges.

Click here for a complete list of ACE fellows.