Connect with concepts, colleagues & community

AACRAO's bi-weekly professional development e-newsletter Connect offers timely information, actionable tips, and expert guidance relevant to your career; stories about interesting colleagues doing inspiring things; and news about association services, activities and resources.

Like a virtual, on-demand AACRAO conference-between-conferences, Connect keeps professional conversations alive and helps you stay engaged with the association that advocates for and believes in your career. 

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Credential Engine improves credential transparency, literacy, and decision-making

May 18, 2018

Institutions can create a free account to publish all types of credentials in a common language on a cloud-based Registry, allowing institutions to better understand what sets them apart. Learn how.


AACRAO attends Groningen Declaration Network meeting in Paris

May 8, 2018

AACRAO serves on the board of the GDN, which functions as a think tank and sandbox supporting Digital Student Data Portability.


Welcome to three new AACRAO SEM-EP evaluators

May 8, 2018

A veteran, an athlete, and a scholar step up to share colleagues’ SEM journey.


5 findings on colleges & universities' readiness for the GDPR

May 7, 2018

Top issues ahead of the May 25th implementation of Europe's new privacy regulation.


Using non-technical tools for effective data viz

May 7, 2018

How registrars can be key campus teachers, partners, and story-tellers with data.


Straight from State & Regionals: NEACRAO’s George Coleman Scholarship helps students, institutions

May 7, 2018

Giving back to talented students in New England.


Does your data have a purpose?

May 7, 2018

Negotiating the what, how, and why of one of your institution’s most valuable assets.

Konstanz Waterfront

Can You Say Baden-Württemberg?

May 7, 2018

Information on the full German education system, cultural experiences, and daily opportunities for the delegation to process learning and network.


Field Notes: When the unexpected happens

May 7, 2018

Lessons learned from dealing with a natural disaster


Registrar 201 revamped

Apr 24, 2018

The new format used case studies and discussion to analyze actual situations in which records and registration professionals find themselves.


AACRAO Board Report: Policy statement on prohibited bias, discrimination, and sexual misconduct

Apr 24, 2018

The process and product of the board's year-long effort to establish a new policy.


AACRAO President Tina Falkner challenges members to 'pay it forward' at #AACRAO18

Apr 24, 2018

Video: "Give of your time, talents, and expertise to help others in the profession. Encourage those around you to do the same. Say 'yes' to sharing and helping."


You've got to give a little, take a little...

Apr 24, 2018

That's the story of, that's the glory of, professional development.


Ask the FERPA Professor

Apr 24, 2018

A question about Academic Standing Letter disclosure.

Authors and audience: How Aristotle can make you a better communicator

Apr 21, 2018

Build arguments based on shared values.

How colleges should talk to Generation Z

Apr 20, 2018

Communicating with Generation Z.

Field Notes: Are your staff professionally competent?

Apr 19, 2018

A guide to assessing and building proficiency through mentorship, training, and promotion.

Not bad for a rookie

Apr 10, 2018

How a beginner's mind can be an advantage in the workplace.

Field Notes: Planning for Promotion

Apr 10, 2018

3 strategies to implement today for a better tomorrow

AACRAO Trending Topics Take Over #AACRAO18

Apr 10, 2018