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The use of Strategic Enrollment Management, or SEM, is increasing as colleges and universities search for effective responses to today’s enrollment and financial challenges. Reaching enr... Read More

As deadlines approach it is important students have the information needed to register and cast a ballot in the midterm elections. Campus Vote Project (CVP) has updated 2014 guides for all 50 stat... Read More

AACRAO SPEEDE Committee Executive Summary

Posted on September 9 2014

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

by Paul Kyle, Vice President, Leadership and Management Development; Board Liaison with the Program Task Force The Program Task Force has completed their work--full report here--and... Read More

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High Impact, Low Participation

Posted on September 18 2014

Community colleges now have solid data on which strategies work best to help students get to graduation. While more colleges are using those techniques, far too few students are benefiting from the... Read More

Last year was a difficult one for college admissions -- with institutions reporting more and more difficulty filling their classes. Things aren't any better and they may be a little worse, acc... Read More

Websites offering online college-admission counseling have proliferated in the past few years, with services whose prices range from free to thousands of dollars. This week saw the launch of two ne... Read More

A University of California task force has released seven recommendations aimed at standardizing policies governing sexual assault across the 10-campus system. The recommendations were part of ... Read More

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The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a $1 trillion stopgap spending bill to fund the federal government through December 11, The Hill reported. The 319-108 vote sends the bill t... Read More

Legislation that would have allowed existing student loan borrowers to refinance their loans at current interest rates has once again stalled in the U.S. Senate. Sen. Elizabeth A. Warren's (D-M... Read More

The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) released a new guide for colleges that are considering working with international student recruitment agencies, Inside Higher Ed re... Read More

On Tuesday, federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced a $569 million lawsuit accusing Corinthian Colleges of predatory lending and illegal collection tactics, The Huffington Post. The ... Read More

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Under a recent initiative, the University of Hawaii at Manoa used a mixed methods approach to identify current institutional peers. Researchers classified a peer and aspirant group that considered ... Read More

Institutions can use cross-cultural theories, organizational maturity models, and business planning frames to analyze their culture and structures. As this author notes, recognizing the intricacies... Read More

A small, public liberal arts school framed student success to drive change and develop a new SEM plan. Their approach, highlighted in this article, demonstrates how a shift in thinking can impact t... Read More

This article presents how enrollment managers can best secure adequate funding for enrollment activities, and as a result, other operating units. The authors present a framework for using return on... Read More

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