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You have the data—now visualize it

Posted on October 18 2016

These days, data is everywhere. “People have a lot of information, but they don’t necessarily know how to use that information in helpful ways,” said Chris Shaffer, Director of I... Read More

As we grow both personally and professionally, we develop expertise. We learn skills -- for example: how to manage time, plan and execute projects, and conduct meetings -- with the craft and certai... Read More

By Jody Gordon, Senior Consultant, AACRAO SEM Consulting & Vice President, Students and Enrolment Management at the University of the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford, B.C. Canada Post-secondary in... Read More

The start of October means cooler temps, warmer beverages, added layers, and #AACRAOctober! AACRAO has once again teamed up with the folks at #EMchat to host weekly strategic enrollment chats lea... Read More

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A change in federal labor law that takes effect in December 2016 has colleges and universities scrambling to sort out which salaried employees will be due extra pay if they work more than 40 hours ... Read More

Quality and Competency

Posted on October 21 2016

A group of colleges that offer competency-based education programs this week released a draft set of voluntary quality standards for the emerging form of higher education. Competency-bas... Read More

The moment they earn their bachelor’s degrees, black college graduates owe $7,400 more on average than their white peers ($23,400 versus $16,000, including non-borrowers in the averages). But... Read More

Buying Access to Admissions Officers?

Posted on October 18 2016

“How a Chinese Company Bought Access to Admissions Officers at Top U.S. Colleges.” That's the headline of an investigative article published by Reuters on Friday. The art... Read More

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The U.S. Department of Education last week reached a settlement with DeVry University over the for-profit chain's alleged use of misleading information in recruitment and advertising mater... Read More

The Obama administration announced last week that the nation's graduation rate for high school students rose to a record high of 83.2 percent in the 2014-15 academic year. The graduation ... Read More

A report released by the Project on Student Debt at the Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS) found that average student debt is rising among new graduates. According to a TICAS press... Read More

A report released by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau found that at least one-third of defaulted student loan borrowers who rehabilitate their loans will default again, reports Inside Highe... Read More

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