Rev. Dennis Holtschneider was appointed president of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU). Holtschneider has been serving as executive vice president and chief operations officer for Ascension, the “world’s largest” Catholic health system, since 2017; and was president of DePaul University in Chicago from 2004 to 2017. He has served on the boards of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, the American Council on Education, and ACCU, which he chaired from 2010 to 2012. He currently chairs the Niagara University Board of Trustees and the Institute of Advanced Catholic Studies at the University of Southern California; and he is a faculty member for several higher education leadership programs at the Boston College Institute for Administrators in Catholic Higher Education and the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Read More...

Measures of Success

Since our inception, we have completed more than 810 presidential searches and over the past five years more than 410 presidential, provost and dean searches. Most recent appointments include:

- Scott Snyder - Dean of the College of Science and Engineering at Idaho State University

- Charles Wight - President at Salisbury University

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News & Updates

Montgomery College has appointed Dr. Frank Trezza as Dean for the Visual, Performing, and Media Arts Read More...

Linfield College has appointed Dr. Kimberly Jones as Dean of the Good Samaritan School of Nursing Read More...

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About AALI

AALI provides leadership identification, development, and support programs across all sectors of public and private higher education. These programs include:


- Executive Leadership Academy
- Senior Leadership Academy
- Becoming a Provost Academy

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