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​AACRAO Spotlight interviews are published twice weekly before major professional development meetings. They feature our conversations with industry experts, highlighting key issues and promot... Read More

So, what does a registrar do?

Posted on August 26 2014

How many times have you been asked, “So what does a registrar do?” According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, higher education administrators who work in the registrar’s office&... Read More

Tom Green, Director of Technology Solutions for AACRAO Consulting, delivered the keynote address at the 15th Annual SITS Conference in Wales, UK, in July.  The conference gathered nearly 300 s... Read More

AACRAO has named Dr. Tom Green as Associate Executive Director, Consulting and SEM.  Tom will succeed Bob Bontrager as the head of AACRAO Consulting and Strategic Enrollment Management initiat... Read More

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Last week, U.S. Senators Kirsten E. Gillibrand (D-NY) and John Thune (R-SD) called for a review of how the Air Force Academy handles sexual assault cases, citing concerns about "very serious a... Read More

On Monday, the U.S. Department of Education issued a Dear Colleague Letter related to the maximum interest rate that may be charged to certain Direct Loan and Federal Family Education Loan program ... Read More

A quick search for terms like "campus safety" and "sexual assault" on the Apple App Store reveals dozens of applications marketed toward worried college stud... Read More

Gainful's 'Failing Grade'

Posted on August 26 2014

The 25-member Association of Proprietary Colleges, which is regulated by New York's Board of Regents, has a snazzy new video slamming the gainful employment rule and demanding that the Educatio... Read More

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Last week, U.S. Senators Kirsten E. Gillibrand (D-NY) and John Thune (R-SD) called for a review of how the Air Force Academy handles sexual assault cases, citing concerns about "very serious a... Read More

California's legislature approved a measure that would allow 15 of the state's community college districts to issue four-year degrees for a limited number of high-demand programs such as de... Read More

A report released this week by the National Bureau of Economic Research found that affirmative action policies can motivate underrepresented minority students before they apply to college and help ... Read More

Colleges in Boston will now be required to provide a list of off-campus addresses where students are living in an effort to stop overcrowding and protect the safety of students in the city. The Bo... Read More

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C&U Volume 89, Number 3(.pdf)

Posted on May 6 2014

Crossing the GEM frontier: Graduate admission professionals participation in enrollment management  C. Dean Campbell, Ed.D. and Jahmaine Smith, MBA Dietary Identities in Higher Education: At... Read More

C&U Volume 89, Number 2(.pdf)

Posted on January 27 2014

The Evolution in College Admissions Requirements: 1885-1905 David English and Christopher Broadhurst Why Not Go Online? Myths that Deter Institutions from Utilizing Online Course Evaluations Lau... Read More

C&U Volume 89, No. 1(.pdf)

Posted on January 27 2014

The Impact of Online Applications on Higher Education Outcomes Jennifer L. Kobrin and Kelcey Edwards Factors Influencing Student-Athletes' Decision To Attend a Military Service Academy Lynn ... Read More

C&U Volume 88, No.4(.pdf)

Posted on January 27 2014

A Comparison of For-Profit and Community Colleges' Admissions Practices Constance Iloh and William G. Tierney How Hollywood Movies Influence International Students to Study in the United Stat... Read More

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