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Upcoming EAIE events

Posted on October 21 2014

The brand new EAIE Spotlight Seminar taking place in Berlin from 1-2 December is especially designed for professionals working in student services and has as theme ‘H... Read More

Vote for AACRAO Leadership

Posted on October 21 2014

by: Adrienne McDay, Coordinator of Registration at William Rainey Harper College and Past President, AACRAO AACRAO Members, I hope you are well. I just wanted to take a little time to in... Read More

AACRAO Board on the road again

Posted on October 21 2014

by: Paul Kyle, AACRAO VP for Leadership and Management Development   This familiar tune (‘On the Road Again’) is ringing in the ears of the AACRAO Board of Directors (BOD) as... 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 ... Read More

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Student Loans and Political Ads

Posted on October 21 2014

As Democrats look to keep control of the U.S. Senate and hold on to House seats, they are continuing to raise student loans as an issue in this fall's election. After several Democrats la... Read More

A new project from the National Student Clearinghouse will aim to provide an automated way for students who transfer from two-year institutions to four-year institutions to receive associate degree... Read More

The University of Michigan's regional accreditor has signed off on a new competency-based degree that does not rely on the credit-hour standard, the university said last week. The Higher Learni... Read More

Ted Mitchell, under secretary of education, began his speech to a roomful of higher education leaders on Monday with a conciliatory tone, stressing that the U.S. Department of Education shared... Read More

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The number of federal investigations into colleges' handling of sexual assault on their campuses has jumped 50 percent in the past six months, according to government data provided to The ... Read More

Two Minnesota for-profit institutions have been placed on probation by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), restricting their access to certain federal military educational benefits, The Star Trib... Read More

The U.S. Department of Education on Friday announced publication of final rules governing how colleges must alter their handling of campus crime. The new regulations implement changes made to the ... Read More

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a report this week criticizing private student loan lenders for not doing enough to help struggling loan borrowers avoid debt, reports Insid... Read More

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C&U Volume 89, Number 4(.pdf)

Posted on October 16 2014

Providing Affordable Access to Higher Education through Year-Round Operation: A Case Study in Public Higher Education John Buttermore, Elliott Baker, and David Culp   Transfer Credit Evalua... Read More

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

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