• 2014 SEM Conference

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By Ann M. Koenig, AACRAO International Education Services India’s University Grants Commission (UGC) has followed up its recent action forcing the University of Delhi to discontinue its new ... Read More

Admissions professionals to gather in L.A.

Posted on September 22 2014

by: Nancy J Walsh, Director of Admissions Operations, Undergraduate Admissions, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Prior to the 2014 AACRAO Strategic Enrollment Managem... Read More

Institutional aid expenditures and discount rates have become one of the most contentious elements of enrollment management strategies for four-year colleges and universities. However, enrollment m... Read More

The use of Strategic Enrollment Management, or SEM, is increasing as colleges and universities search for effective responses to today’s enrollment and financial challenges. Reaching enr... Read More

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Holistic Optional

Posted on September 22 2014

The Common Application announced here Friday that it would no longer require member colleges to use "holistic" admissions in which candidates are reviewed in ways that go beyond numbers, ... Read More

The White House launched an ambitious branding campaign Friday aimed at ending sexual assaults on college campuses, in part by enlisting the support of major college sports leagues and pr... Read More

Too Many Campus Alerts?

Posted on September 22 2014

The pings arrive at all hours of the day. The latest email sounded off at 3:11 a.m. A text message trailed behind a minute later. They cover thunderstorms, tests, and warnings that, on at least tw... Read More

Wage Data Done Right

Posted on September 22 2014

Measuring the job-market returns of college credentials is complex work, according to researchers who gathered here this week for a meeting on higher education data. That makes it challenging, or e... Read More

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The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a $1 trillion stopgap spending bill to fund the federal government through December 11, The Hill reported. The 319-108 vote sends the bill t... Read More

Legislation that would have allowed existing student loan borrowers to refinance their loans at current interest rates has once again stalled in the U.S. Senate. Sen. Elizabeth A. Warren's (D-M... Read More

The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) released a new guide for colleges that are considering working with international student recruitment agencies, Inside Higher Ed re... Read More

On Tuesday, federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced a $569 million lawsuit accusing Corinthian Colleges of predatory lending and illegal collection tactics, The Huffington Post. The ... Read More

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Under a recent initiative, the University of Hawaii at Manoa used a mixed methods approach to identify current institutional peers. Researchers classified a peer and aspirant group that considered ... Read More

Institutions can use cross-cultural theories, organizational maturity models, and business planning frames to analyze their culture and structures. As this author notes, recognizing the intricacies... Read More

A small, public liberal arts school framed student success to drive change and develop a new SEM plan. Their approach, highlighted in this article, demonstrates how a shift in thinking can impact t... Read More

This article presents how enrollment managers can best secure adequate funding for enrollment activities, and as a result, other operating units. The authors present a framework for using return on... Read More

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