• 2015 Consulting

  • AACRAO 2015 ANNUAL MEETING

  • 2015 SEM Conference

"Field Notes" is an occasional Connect column covering practical and philosophical issues facing admissions and registrar professionals. The columns are authored by va... Read More

Ask the FERPA Professor

Posted on March 24 2015

Dear FERPA Professor, My institution is considering the development of a reverse transfer program. Do we need to get the permission of the student to send their transcript from our 4 year ins... Read More

As the movement toward free community college tuition is debated at the federal and state level, what will this mean for two-year and four-year transfer partnerships?  Is your institution... Read More

Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) is focused on student success and the alignment between internal strengths and external environments.  SEM strategies and tactics are built upon instituti... Read More

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"Risk sharing" — the idea that colleges should bear some of the cost when their students default on federal loans — is catching on in Congress. Last week, senators in both pa... Read More

The Burgeoning Student Loan Strike

Posted on April 1 2015

A big red box of paperwork that activists delivered to federal officials here on Tuesday may hold the key to debt relief for large numbers of students who attended Corinthian Colleges. The group o... Read More

Efforts are under way on Capitol Hill to pass legislation calling for the construction of a system that can tell prospective students how much they are likely to earn with a degree from a particula... Read More

The U.S. Department of Education on Tuesday released the names of the more than 550 colleges required to operate under more restrictive conditions and extra scrutiny because of concerns about their... Read More

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The U.S. Department of Education on Tuesday released, for the first time, the names of hundreds of colleges under heightened cash monitoring, Inside Higher Ed reported. The list includes nearly 560... Read More

The U.S. Education Department's Federal Student Aid (FSA) office has not done enough to limit the commissions colleges can pay to student recruiters, according to a highly critical audit conduc... Read More

Last week, Yale University acknowledged that its law school discarded admissions evaluation and career development data after a wave of requests for such records, The Chronicle of Higher Education ... Read More

Student mobility is an important factor to consider in determining the paths students take to college completion, reports the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center (NSCRC). According to t... Read More

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