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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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A portal for higher education institutional policy

Dec 17, 2019

AACRAO and CollegeSource partner on Campus Policy Repository.

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Report: Criminal and Disciplinary History in College Admissions

Dec 17, 2019

The workgroup recommends not asking criminal history questions on admission applications, if possible.

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Talking the talk: 15 lessons learned working with creatives

Dec 16, 2019

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Cultivating relationships with faculty for campus-wide SEM

Dec 16, 2019

Like most things, the solution is simple, but the work is not.

Scholarship Opportunities abroad: Cyprus and Bhutan

Dec 16, 2019

A resource for international enrollment management.

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1 question you can ask to improve office collaboration

Dec 16, 2019

Shift your perspective to build teamwork and create a positive work environment.

Fulbright International Education Administrators (IEA) Seminars

Dec 15, 2019

Opportunities for study in Germany and France. Deadline Feb. 3, 2020.

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Field Notes: A project management tool for SEM

Dec 15, 2019

A living SEM project management system for multiple, simultaneous, and interdependent projects.

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An alternative to college "choice" models

Dec 15, 2019

A more organic framework for understanding whether and where students go to college.

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Optimization: Aligning technology planning with SEM

Dec 15, 2019

4 considerations for mission-driven, collaborative technology implementation.

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Top 5 picks from AACRAO’s Holiday Gift Guide 2019

Dec 2, 2019

Join AACRAO Gives for #GivingTuesday, and shop professional development for yourself and your staff.

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6 reasons professional development matters

Dec 2, 2019

Opportunities can help new employees thrive, underemployed professionals grow, and lead to promotion.

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Bridging the technology gap in the Registrar’s Office

Dec 2, 2019

Keeping up with the technification of student services.

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Lessons learned: Two states’ electronic data exchange initiatives

Dec 2, 2019

Whether a state initiative or a grassroots initiative, EDX is coming.

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Strategies for student success: Preparation, progression, and completion

Dec 2, 2019

Move beyond a focus on "retention" with these 14 best practices.

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Visualizing future enrollment and tuition revenue

Dec 2, 2019

How one university used predictive modeling to make decisions regarding student enrollment, tuition revenue, and scholarships.

Re-envisioning Graduate Enrollment Management

Dec 2, 2019

A revenue-based approach to GEM that lead to increased enrollment.

Apply for an AACRAO Research Grant

Dec 2, 2019

The application period is open.

AACRAO Executive Director Mike Reilly to retire in 2021

Dec 2, 2019

The AACRAO Board of Directors has established a timeline for the search for the new director.

Field Notes: 4 ways to create a fun workplace

Dec 2, 2019

Wait. Can those two words go in the same sentence -- "fun" and "work"? This registrar says yes.