AACRAO Research Advisory Board Charter
This advisory board provides feedback and ideas to the Director of Research on research topics of interest to the membership. Additionally, advisory board members will be asked to serve as an occasional source of practice expertise for inquiries from members and to provide feedback on survey/research design.
The advisory board will engage in a face-to-face meeting or phone conference meeting at least twice a year. All members will be expected to participate in these meetings. If the meeting is face-to-face, it will be scheduled either during the SEM conference or the Annual meeting depending on advisory board member availability (TBD).
Ad-hoc phone meetings and email exchanges may also be needed to support the research efforts. Participation in the ad-hoc discussion is encouraged but not mandatory.
The advisory board is comprised of 5-7 members. The collective experience of the advisory board members is intended to represents expertise spanning several areas including registrar, admissions, enrollment services, institutional research and enrollment management among others as appropriate.
Length of Service
Each advisory board member will be expected to serve for three years starting on October 1st of each year with an option to continue for an additional three years. The inaugural year was October 2015.
Member Selection Process
Members who are interested in being part of the advisory board should submit a letter of interest to the Director of Research, Wendy Kilgore (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications will be evaluated and advisory board members selected by the AACRAO leadership team.
The letter of interest should include the following information