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Mike Reilly, Executive Director, AACRAO, welcomed nearly 20 international attendees to the AACRAO Annual Meeting at the preconference workshop "US Education for International Participant... Read More

Thomas P. Rock, Ed.D. Associate Dean of Enrollment Services at Columbia University, Teachers College and Past President of the National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals (NAGAP), tol... Read More

In August 2013, President Obama announced a set of proposals to promote college affordability and improve educational outcomes.  The plan includes the implementation of a federal ratings syste... Read More

The proliferation of MOOCs has been one of the more pivotal trends in higher education.   Fittingly, MOOCs were a prominent topic of discussion at AACRAO’s recently held Annual Meet... Read More

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Two years ago, the American Association of Community Colleges provided a stark assessment of its members' shortcomings,calling for a broad transformation to meet the evolving needs of... Read More

Three Congressional Democrats have teamed up on legislation being introduced on Thursday that seeks to improve coordination among the federal agencies that oversee for-profit colleges. The le... Read More

The American Council on Education, which has made no secret of its dislike for the Obama administration's plan to create a new ratings system for colleges, has released a re... Read More

The Obama administration on Friday set the stage for a new round in the years-long fight over its controversial gainful employment rule, with the formal release of a new proposa... Read More

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U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and U.S. Representative Tom Petri (R-WI) introduced legislation on Wednesday that seeks to expand access to alternatives to traditional student loans. The Investing... Read More

The Project on Fair Representation, a nonprofit legal organization, is seeking plaintiffs for potential lawsuits challenging the race-conscious admissions policies at Harvard University, the Univer... Read More

On Tuesday, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan defended the Obama administration's proposed college ratings system to several Republican lawmakers, who criticized the plan. Testifying before ... Read More

The nation's regional accrediting commissions announced on Wednesday that they had agreed to a common set of terms to describe the status of the institutions under their purview, reported The C... Read More

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The research presented in this article is part of an ongoing effort to use data collected during the college admissions process to help identify which students are likely to perform poorly in their... Read More

In March 2013, the US Department of Education issued guidance to institutions on how to attain approval for competency-based programs under the current title IV, Higher Education Act (HEA) regulati... Read More

Like many community colleges, Monroe Community College (MCC) has been developing a new strategic enrollment management strategy. To this end, the college conducted a communications audit in order t... Read More

There is a growing “swirling” trend of students alternating between 2- and 4-year colleges. The non-linear paths traveled by many community college students often take them through mult... Read More

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