• 2015 Consulting

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  • AACRAO 2015 ANNUAL MEETING

"Field Notes" is an occasional Connect column covering practical and philosophical issues facing admissions and registrar professionals. The columns are authored by va... Read More

Ask the FERPA Professor

Posted on March 24 2015

Dear FERPA Professor, My institution is considering the development of a reverse transfer program. Do we need to get the permission of the student to send their transcript from our 4 year ins... Read More

As the movement toward free community college tuition is debated at the federal and state level, what will this mean for two-year and four-year transfer partnerships?  Is your institution... Read More

Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) is focused on student success and the alignment between internal strengths and external environments.  SEM strategies and tactics are built upon instituti... Read More

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The U.S. Department of Education is so concerned about the risk that dozens of colleges pose to students and taxpayers that it has curtailed access to federal money at those institutions -- bu... Read More

The University of the Rockies has a good federal student-loan default rate. Only 7 percent of borrowers from the for-profit graduate school default on their loans within three years of leaving the ... Read More

No Expectation of Privacy

Posted on March 25 2015

The Obama administration briefly considered but ultimately decided against expanding a new student privacy bill beyond K-12 education, according to sources with knowledge of the drafting process. T... Read More

Australia Bullish on Foreign Students

Posted on March 25 2015

Australian government figures show that enrollments of international students rose 10 percent last year, reversing a recent dive that cost universities and colleges more than one-third of their ove... Read More

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Last week, Yale University acknowledged that its law school discarded admissions evaluation and career development data after a wave of requests for such records, The Chronicle of Higher Education ... Read More

Student mobility is an important factor to consider in determining the paths students take to college completion, reports the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center (NSCRC). According to t... Read More

Students who have conversations with counselors about life after high school are more likely to say they will attend college and that they plan to apply for federal financial aid, according to a re... Read More

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) released a trio of white papers on Monday outlining its likely priorities for the upcoming Higher Education Act reauthoriz... Read More

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