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Reflections on AACRAO Leadership

Posted on May 20 2015

It truly has been an honor and privilege to have served AACRAO in the capacity as Vice President for Leadership and Management Development on the Board of Directors.  By far, working with the ... Read More

“They used to compare diplomacy to a game of chess,” said former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, addressing a packed house in the Baltimore Convention Center as the closing plena... Read More

Determining if transfer credit should be granted for courses taken internationally is both an art and a science. The art shows what is unique about the course or program, while the science determin... Read More

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

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Risk Sharing, Yes. But How?

Posted on May 21 2015

A congressional hearing here Wednesday was the latest illustration of what has, in recent years, become a bedrock reality of the politics of higher education at the federal level: lawmakers across ... Read More

Climate Surveys Are Coming

Posted on May 21 2015

Campus climate surveys have become an important tool for universities in the battle against sexual assault on campus. The White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault, in its Apr... Read More

We advocate for first-­generation college students because we once were first-­generation college students. Our parents’ academic careers ended at eighth grade. To put ourselves throu... Read More

Bringing Back Pell for Prisoners

Posted on May 20 2015

The U.S. Department of Education is poised to announce a limited exemption to the federal ban on prisoners receiving Pell Grants to attend college while they are incarcerated. Correctional educati... Read More

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Three New Jersey public colleges and universities are reporting inflated applicant data to the federal government and ratings organizations, making themselves appear more selective –&nbs... Read More

New Mexico's colleges and universities saw the steepest enrollment decline in the nation over the past year, reports The Albuquerque Journal. Enrollment in the state's postsecondary instit... Read More

Utah's college student population is expected to rise 25 percent during the next 10 years, reports The Salt Lake Tribune. Enrollment is expected to rise from the current 174,000 to about 226,0... Read More

Due to years of state funding cuts, colleges and universities in Kentucky are seeing improvements in enrollment and graduation rates slowing down, reports The Lexington Herald-Leader. From 2000 to... Read More

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