Claire Van Ummersen


Claire Van Ummersen is senior advisor at the American Council on Education (ACE), where she served for 5 years as vice president of ACE’s Center for Effective Leadership, and for 4 years as vice president and director of the Office of Women in Higher Education. Van Ummersen is President Emerita of Cleveland State University, having served as president from 1993-2001. Prior to that, Van Ummersen was Chancellor of the University System of New Hampshire, and has also served with the Massachusetts Board of Regents of Higher Education.

Author's Books

Faculty Retirement

Best Practices for Navigating the Transition


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Women in Academe Series Series

Women in Academic Leadership

Professional Strategies, Personal Choices