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A recent AACRAO member survey of various admissions practices concluded that roughly half of all respondents do not have a documented process for “evaluating credit for transfer from unaccred... Read More

This month, we are interviewing Luke Schultheis, Ph.D., Vice Provost for Strategic Enrollment Management at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). He has been an AACRAO member since 2002, and is c... Read More

”Meet the AACRAO Staff” is an occasional Connect feature. It’s one way for members to get to know some of the folks hard at work in the AACRAO office. Another way? Come see us in ... Read More

Common Core State Standards and assessments are designed to determine whether students are prepared to enter college and give schools the time to support students where intervention is needed.... Read More

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Looming Battle Over Perkins Loans

Posted on September 3 2015

Colleges and universities are ramping up their efforts to preserve a federal student loan program that some congressional Republicans are eyeing for elimination in the next several weeks. The Fede... Read More

Scores on the SAT have sunk to the lowest level since the college admission test was overhauled in 2005, adding to worries about student performance in the nation’s high schools. The average... Read More

The rarity of a public-college tuition cut became a reality this year in Washington State, where lawmakers approved a reduction for state residents over the next two years. At some institutions, th... Read More

A major battle over the future of the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art appears to be coming to an end, according to statements released on Tuesday by the prestigious Manhattan co... Read More

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SAT scores dropped significantly for this year's class of college-bound seniors. The average score for the Class of 2015 was 1490 out of a maximum 2400, down 7 points from the previous class... Read More

On Monday, ninety-five members of Congress sent a letter to the U.S. House and Senate education committees urging them to reauthorize the Federal Perkins Loan Program before it expires at the end o... Read More

On Friday, the Internal Revenue Service announced that it would waive penalties assessed against colleges and universities for Forms 1098-T that were filed with an incorrect or missing taxpaye... Read More

Franklin Pierce University has joined an increasing number of schools that no longer require standardized test scores in admissions, reports The Greenwich Time. University officials said that the ... Read More

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