Dr. Ann Die Hasselmo is President Emerita of the American Academic Leadership Institute (AALI) in Washington, D.C. and of Hendrix College. Prior to becoming the founding President of AALI, she was the Managing Director of Academic Search Consultation Service (ASCS).
Her earlier career in higher education administration spanned positions from faculty leadership to the presidency. Dr. Hasselmo served as Dean of Sophie Newcomb College and Associate Provost at Tulane University. At Lamar University, she was named Regents Professor of Psychology, served as Faculty Senate President and Associate Provost, and directed a graduate program in psychology. She also was an ACE Fellow in the President’s and Provost’s Offices at the College of William & Mary.
Dr. Hasselmo’s career has spanned both public and private colleges and universities, and she has held a variety of chairs and presidencies of national higher education boards and associations. She is Past Chair of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU); the Educational and Institutional Insurance Administrators Consortium (EIIA – a consortium consisting of over 130 colleges and universities which organized to provide institutional, faculty, and staff insurance); the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III President’s Council; the American Council on Education’s (ACE) Council of Fellows; ACE’s Commission on Governmental Relations; the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference; the Associated Colleges of the South; and the National Association of Schools and Colleges of the United Methodist Church (NASCUMC).
Her memberships have included the NCAA Executive Committee, as well as the Boards of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, the Air University Board of Visitors of the United States Air Force (which oversees all the education, other than the Air Force Academy, provided by the USAF from community college to doctoral programs), and the Foundation for Independent Higher Education. In 2008, she served on a team of three to create a strategic plan for the United Arab Emirates University to fulfill its goal of becoming an internationally recognized research university.