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"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 on Tuesday released the names of the more than 550 colleges required to operate under more restrictive conditions and extra scrutiny because of concerns about their... Read More

A lawsuit seeking to stop Sweet Briar College from closing was filed Monday by the Amherst County Attorney, charging that a closure would violate the terms of the will under which the school was fo... Read More

The U.S. Department of Education plans to name the colleges whose access to federal money it has restricted because of concerns about the risk they pose to students and taxpayers. And most of the i... Read More

Momentum for Campus Carry

Posted on March 30 2015

At least 11 states are considering whether to allow concealed weapons on college campuses this year, the latest chapter in a now seemingly annual legislative debate between gun control advocat... Read More

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The U.S. Department of Education on Tuesday released, for the first time, the names of hundreds of colleges under heightened cash monitoring, Inside Higher Ed reported. The list includes nearly 560... Read More

The U.S. Education Department's Federal Student Aid (FSA) office has not done enough to limit the commissions colleges can pay to student recruiters, according to a highly critical audit conduc... Read More

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

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