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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. 

Is blockchain the answer to all our questions?

Jun 20, 2019

Forget the hype. What problem does blockchain solve, anyway?

Real stories from Transgender students on campus

Jun 11, 2019

Serving students who wish to update their gender marker, change their legal name, use a preferred name, or designate a pronoun.

IESC Fellowship applications open for international credential evaluators

Jun 11, 2019

Junior professionals can get hands-on experience and expert mentorship.

How a Registrar’s Office review can benefit your institution

Jun 11, 2019

The value of a different perspective.

Baden-Württemberg Seminar participant spotlight: Katrina Brown

Jun 11, 2019

If you’ve ever wondered whether the B-W Seminar would pay off professionally, hear (and see!) Katrina's experience.

U.S. Commercial Service holds Best Practices for Study Consortia Meeting at AACRAO

Jun 11, 2019

AACRAO is pleased to support the efforts of the USCS in promoting the U.S. as a study destination for international students.


Global recognition in International Admissions and Credential Evaluation

Jun 10, 2019

As times change, can the US international admissions and credential evaluation system stay decentralized and unstructured?

Field Notes: 5 principles to guide streamlining

Jun 10, 2019

How to make decisions that will improve office efficiency.


3-minute mentor: Take risks; get uncomfortable

Jun 10, 2019

If you're wondering whether the glass is half-full or half-empty, you're asking the wrong question.

The art of data-driven articulation agreements

Jun 10, 2019

How one school is changing the game to better serve transfer students.

Automating transfer

Jun 5, 2019

Save time and effort; reduce repetition and redundancy.


Scholarship opportunities abroad: Iraq

May 28, 2019

A resource for building internationalization strategies and international enrollment management.


Ask the FERPA Professor

May 25, 2019

Does AACRAO certify vendors as FERPA-compliant?


Meet the new SEM-EP evaluators

May 25, 2019

The AACRAO credential program is shepherded by team with a wealth of expertise.


Building a stronger community of practice in higher ed

May 24, 2019

The University Innovation Alliance has built an 11-university coalition to support low income students, and they’re coming to AACRAO to talk about it.


One fatal flaw for a professional team

May 23, 2019

Why do some teams thrive and others fail?


7 questions to help you manage FERPA

May 23, 2019

FERPA training is never-ending, but it's not impossible as long as you have plans in place.


Want better student retention? Invest in staff

May 23, 2019

Exploring models of student success and engagement, a few recommendations stand out.


Field Notes: Balancing work while earning a doctorate

May 23, 2019

5 strategies for staying sane.


Scholarship opportunities abroad: Saudi Arabia

May 14, 2019

A resource for building internationalization strategies and international enrollment management.