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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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AACRAO strategic planning update

Jun 26, 2020

The effort is underway to shape AACRAO's future. Talk to your leadership.

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Diary of an International Credential Evaluator

Jun 26, 2020

What is the future of study abroad?

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The plight of refugees during a pandemic

Jun 15, 2020

Reflections in recognition of World Refugee Day (June 20).

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Rethinking the fall academic calendar

Jun 15, 2020

With fall in flux, learn how to handle academic and course calendar changes and communication challenges.

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Holistic admissions expands options during (and after) COVID

Jun 12, 2020

Noncognitive assessments help diversify enrollment and reduce reliance on standardized test scores.

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How does your institution do change?

Jun 12, 2020

5 ways to assess preparedness, and 1 factor that strongly influences change culture.

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Diary of an International Credential Evaluator

Jun 12, 2020

5 steps to crack an unfamiliar education system.

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Cambridge International seeks feedback on transcript terminology

Jun 11, 2020

Rethinking assessment in the time of COVID-19.

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Recognizing the outgoing members of C&U’s editorial board

Jun 10, 2020

“We are grateful for our board members’ contributions to our profession,” says journal Editor-in-Chief Christopher Tremblay.

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Connect with the Caucasus

Jun 10, 2020

Education system updates in Azerbaijan and the Republic of Georgia.

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Executive Director search committee: Call for volunteers

Jun 10, 2020

AACRAO's Board of Directors seeks two members to serve on the search committee.

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Field Notes: (Re)Focus on the core

Jun 10, 2020

5 moves that make both individuals and institutions better able to handle change.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

Jun 10, 2020

Does tuition money added to student paychecks count as financial aid under FERPA?

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Counting students for the census

Jun 2, 2020

AACRAO spoke with representatives of the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Distinguish the signal from the noise with AI

Jun 2, 2020

This free chatbot from AdmitHub may help institutions navigate during COVID 19.

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During pandemic, institutions seize opportunity for change

Jun 2, 2020

Professional networks, standards, and consensus matter more during challenging times.

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Black Caucus Town Hall: Race in America

Jun 2, 2020

Join us Thursday, June 4, to discuss how we can make a difference.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

Jun 2, 2020

Can our institution provide information to the Census Bureau?

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What, exactly, does a registrar do?

Jun 1, 2020

A primer on the ten (million) roles of a registrar.

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Diary of an International Credential Evaluator

Jun 1, 2020

Connecting with peers during a pandemic.