Edward F. Trombley III

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Registrar at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Edward F. Trombley III is Registrar at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Worldwide.  With more than 25 years of experience in education, he has also served as Senior Operations Manager, Registrar’s Office at Walden University; Registrar at DeVry University in the Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. metro regions; and Dean of Administration at Bryant & Stratton College in central New York.  He currently serves as President for the Florida Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (FACRAO), as Vice President for Topics in Higher Education for the Southern Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (SACRAO), and has previously served as a program committee member for AACRAO.

Mr. Trombley has presented at numerous state, regional and national conferences on topics including support of military and veteran students, working with non-traditional students, and collaboration between admissions officers and registrars.  He is a contributing author to AACRAO publications including The Transfer Handbook: Promoting Student Success (2015), AACRAO Guide to Graduation Ceremonies (2017), AACRAO’s Professional Development Guidelines for Registrars: A Self-Assessment (2018), AACRAO’s Student Records Management: Retention, Disposal, and Archive of Student Records (2019), and AACRAO’s Academic Record and Transfer Guide (2020).  He has also authored or co-authored articles in publications including The Chronicle of Higher Education Headcount Blog, AACRAO’s College and University journal, AACRAO Connect “Field Notes,” and The SACRAO Journal.  Mr. Trombley holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degree from the State University of New York at Oswego.