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Creating an inclusive campus

Posted on April 20 2015

What does your institution consider to be a “disability?”  While we may automatically defer to the standard definition, which states that someone qualifies as being disabled when t... Read More

How to change campus policy

Posted on April 20 2015

On Monday afternoon at the AACRAO Annual Meeting, S. Reed Cooper presented a session on how to champion change in campus policy and procedures.  Cooper, a registrar at Midwestern University, ... Read More

AACRAO featured the SEM-Endorsement Program  Panel session at the 2015 Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD.  Panelists included Joe Head, Special Advisor for SEM-EP and former VP of Enrollmen... Read More

Kelly Brooks and Kelly Simon, both of Capella University, shared their experience with designing and implementing a full competency-based program – with no credits or grades to speak of. Cap... Read More

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Corinthian Dismantling Continues

Posted on April 16 2015

The U.S. Department of Education on Tuesday fined Corinthian Colleges nearly $30 million for misrepresenting job placement rates at its Heald College chain, which officials said the troubled f... Read More

Each year, roughly 65,000 students who came to the United States illegally graduate from high school, according to the Immigration Policy Center. For such students, finding an affordable path ... Read More

Over the past few weeks, four candidates have officially announced that they're running for president. The Republican field includes three U.S. senators: Florida's Marco Rubio, the son of C... Read More

Debt Collector Suit Fails

Posted on April 16 2015

A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education by four student loan debt collection companies that claim the department arbitrarily cut ties with ... Read More

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A group of nine state attorneys general sent a letter to the U.S. Education Department on Thursday urging the agency to "immediately relieve" the debt of students who attended the no... Read More

The U.S. Education Department recently added two new academic programs to its approved list of direct assessment programs eligible for federal aid, Inside Higher Ed reported. Walden University, a ... Read More

Recent changes to the loan standards for Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS) hit historically black college and university (HBCU) students especially hard, according to a new report from... Read More

The University of Wisconsin System's Board of Regents on Friday approved tuition increases for out-of-state undergraduates and some professional students at nine campuses, The Milwaukee Journal... Read More

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