As has become a tradition every year, the IAUP participated in the 2016 98th Annual Meeting of the American Council on Education (ACE.) This year the venue was San Francisco, California and the number of participants was a record-breaking figure of more than 1,600 attendees, including more than 250 presidents and chancellors and over 170 chief academic officers and provosts. The dates were March 12-15, 2016. As usual, IAUP sponsored the International Welcome and Networking Reception, held on Saturday, March 12, 5:00 to 6:00 pm. IAUP also co-sponsored the International Special Session held this year on Sunday. March 13, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm.