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Posted on October 6 2015

AACRAO is taking over #EMChat for the month of October! Each chat this month will be led by AACRAO staff and conference directors for the upcoming AACRAO Strategic Enrollment Management Conference ... Read More

As members vote for AACRAO leadership, Connect is helping familiarize readers with our currently serving officers. This month, we interview Monique Snowden, Ph.D., Vice President for Institut... Read More

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As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to undertake its second close examination of race-conscious admissions at the University of Texas at Austin, several other public universities are being accused o... Read More

MOOCs may soon become a prominent factor in admissions decisions at selective colleges, a way for students who may not do well on traditional measures like the SAT to prove they can hack it. That&... Read More

Organizers of the much-talked-about effort to "recast" the college-admissions process are pushing back its start date, from January to April, according to an email on Wedne... Read More

John B. King Jr., who will lead the Education Department through President Obama’s final year in office, isn’t well known in higher-education circles. Like his predecessor, Arne Duncan,... Read More

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Chattanooga State Community College and Cleveland State Community College are seeing a significant increase in freshman enrollment as a result of the Tennessee Promise program signed into law last ... Read More

The Assembly of the National Association for College Admission Counseling voted Saturday to amend its ethics code to state that colleges should "not ask candidates, their schools, their counse... Read More

The U.S. Education Department released a report late last week outlining a range of recommendations for improving the nation's student loan system, Inside Higher Ed reported. President Obama co... Read More

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced Friday that he is departing the Obama administration after seven years, The Hill reported. Duncan announced his decision in a letter sent to Departmen... Read More

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