• 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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The U.S. Department of Education plans to name the colleges whose access to federal money it has restricted because of concerns about the risk they pose to students and taxpayers. And most of the i... Read More

Momentum for Campus Carry

Posted on March 30 2015

At least 11 states are considering whether to allow concealed weapons on college campuses this year, the latest chapter in a now seemingly annual legislative debate between gun control advocat... Read More

Harper College, in Illinois, on Sunday unveiled a program to provide two years of free tuition to high school graduates in its district. The program has some requirements: students may mi... Read More

Little Progress on Incentive Comp

Posted on March 27 2015

The U.S. Education Department's Federal Student Aid office has done too little to carry out regulatory changes adopted five years ago to crack down on colleges' use of incentive compensatio... Read More

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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

Students who have conversations with counselors about life after high school are more likely to say they will attend college and that they plan to apply for federal financial aid, according to a re... Read More

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