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Student Identity

Released in 2019, to provide guidance for AACRAO members and their institutions on serving transgender students and students who wish to update their gender marker, change their legal name, use a chosen name, or designate a pronoun.

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Resources to Guide the Establishment of Interoperable LERs

May 15, 2023

See how AACRAO and others are experimenting and leading the way in the design, development, and implementation of CLR/LER.

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Learning Opportunities at the Virtual Tech & Transfer Summit

May 15, 2023

Attend sessions focused on data & analytics, transfer, transcript evaluation, and more at the 2023 Technology & Transfer Virtual Summit.

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No Apologies: An Asian American Leadership Blindspot

May 15, 2023

Understand how varied approaches, viewpoints, and methods can be effective leadership tools, even when they go against common advice.

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Grant Opportunities to Reduce Barriers to Higher Ed

May 15, 2023

Education Dept. opens the application period for two federal grant programs that aim to expand higher education opportunities for Hispanic/Latino/a/x and Native American students.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

May 15, 2023

The FERPA Professor answers a question regarding class schedules and directory information.

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How Registrars Support Student Retention

May 15, 2023

Learn about the resources available to Registrars in promoting and supporting student retention.

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Why You Should Apply for the Baden-Württemburg seminar in 2023

May 1, 2023

Learn about the German higher education system, student exchange, equivalencies, and more.

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Restructuring Institutional Aid Programs to Meet SEM Goals

May 1, 2023

Connecting SEM strategies & principles to student recruitment to meet enrollment goals.

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Reviewing A.I. & Examining Skill-based Hiring

May 1, 2023

How will artificial intelligence and skill-based hiring impact higher education in the coming years.

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Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month

May 1, 2023

Discover new ways to celebrate AAPI Heritage month in 2023.

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Meet the New AACRAO Accessibility Task Force

May 1, 2023

Meet the newest members of AACRAO's Accessibility Task Force.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

May 1, 2023

The FERPA Professor answers a question from a higher education vendor regarding a questionable request from an institution.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

Apr 17, 2023

The FERPA Professor answers a question regarding record responsibility and control at the point of matriculation.

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Bridging the Common Gaps in Degree Audit and Planning

Apr 17, 2023

Harnessing data to streamline and unify degree audit and planning.

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Creativity in Technology & Transfer

Apr 17, 2023

Leveraging technology and automation to advance higher education.

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