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AACRAO SPEEDE Committee Executive Summary

Posted on September 9 2014

Greetings,  It is our pleasure to present this executive summary of the ongoing activities of the Standardization of Postsecondary Education Electronic Data Exchange (SPEEDE) Committee ... Read More

by Paul Kyle, Vice President, Leadership and Management Development; Board Liaison with the Program Task Force The Program Task Force has completed their work--full report here--and... Read More

By Ann M. Koenig, AACRAO International Education Services A reorganization of the Rwandan public higher education landscape is underway, with the goals of strengthening academic standards, maximiz... Read More

FERPA in the Digital Age

Posted on September 9 2014

“Your data’s yours no matter on whose server it lives.” - Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), 9/15/14 As companies and government entities continue to collect personal data en masse f... Read More

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'Undermining Pell'

Posted on September 17 2014

Hundreds of colleges charge low-income students tuition that is half or more of their household's entire yearly income, according to a report released today by the New America Foundation t... Read More

Sharing Intel on Completion

Posted on September 17 2014

A new coalition of 11 large public research universities plans to work together on techniques to improve their graduation rates, particularly for lower-income students. Dubbed the University ... Read More

Corinthian Colleges, the crippled for-profit higher-education company that is in the process of winding down its operations, is in trouble again, this time with the federal Consumer Financial ... Read More

With Sen. Elizabeth A. Warren's student-loan-refinancing bill stalled in the Senate, a bank with New England roots is giving some borrowers a break on their federal loans. On Tuesday, Citizens... Read More

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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

Police officers at the College of Marin, in California, are investigating 23 people who are suspected of posing as students to obtain federal student aid, The San Francisco Chronicle reported. 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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