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Reflections on AACRAO Leadership

Posted on May 20 2015

It truly has been an honor and privilege to have served AACRAO in the capacity as Vice President for Leadership and Management Development on the Board of Directors.  By far, working with the ... Read More

“They used to compare diplomacy to a game of chess,” said former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, addressing a packed house in the Baltimore Convention Center as the closing plena... Read More

Determining if transfer credit should be granted for courses taken internationally is both an art and a science. The art shows what is unique about the course or program, while the science determin... Read More

Greetings, It is our pleasure to present this Quarterly Executive Summary of ongoing activities of the Standardization of Postsecondary Education Electronic Data Exchange (SPEEDE) Committee of the... Read More

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A U.S. judge on Wednesday threw out a lawsuit filed by a group of for-profit colleges challenging the Obama administration's new regulations aimed at limiting student debt. U.S. District Judge... Read More

Funding Woes

Posted on May 28 2015

As Illinois, Louisiana and Wisconsin threatened nine-figure reductions in higher education funding, public colleges and universities in those states made their own threats in return. System leaders... Read More

The U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics on Wednesday released its annual report on the condition of American education. Included in the many-paged report a... Read More

Diversifying Study Abroad

Posted on May 28 2015

Sometimes, solutions come easily. After the University of Texas at Austin started holding study abroad-focused receptions for sophomores receiving Pell Grants, the number of students receiving fede... Read More

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A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit that challenged the U.S. Department of Education's new gainful employment regulations, handing a victory to the Obama administration in its long... Read More

The U.S. Education Department released the results of a yearlong review into whether its four main federal student loan agencies (Navient, Great Lakes, PHEAA and Nelnet) overcharged service members... Read More

New York University announced this week that it would stop considering applicants' criminal records at the outset of its admissions process. Applicants to the private institution will ini... Read More

Late last week, a bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives that would enable the linking of student-level enrollment information with data on employ... Read More

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