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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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SEM-EP On the Road

Jan 9, 2023

SEM Endorsement Program participants visit and learn about the Colorado higher education department's enrollment strategies.

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HR Professionals Eyeing the CLR

Jan 9, 2023

See how the comprehensive learner record can be used as a tool for your recruitment and hiring initiatives.

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College & University Welcomes New Editorial Board Members

Jan 9, 2023

Meet the newest members of AACRAO's College & University Journal editorial board.

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Succession Planning in Higher Ed

Jan 9, 2023

Learn about and participate in research in institutional succession planning.

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Giving Back Through Coaching

Dec 23, 2022

Meet AACRAO's 2022 ASCEND cohort coaches.

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Meet your Board and Get Involved

Dec 23, 2022

Learn more about the AACRAO Board of Directors and apply to be Parliamentarian.

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SEMQ Special Edition - Call for Authors

Dec 23, 2022

SEMQ seeks authors for an upcoming Special Edition focused on topics in DEI.

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Renew and Build your Skills

Dec 23, 2022

Learn more about the in-person International Institute coming in February.

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What You're Reading - Top 10 Most-Viewed Connect Articles of 2022

Dec 23, 2022

See the most viewed articles of Connect in 2022.

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How to Create a Recruitment Plan

Dec 12, 2022

Understand how to create, optimize, or revitalize your student recruitment plan.

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Enhancing Ourselves to Enhance Our Environment

Dec 12, 2022

Learn about AACRAO's ASCEND program from a participant's perspective and see what the program is all about.

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Understanding & Improving Student Retention

Dec 12, 2022

Read the latest volume of AACRAO's College & University Journal exploring topics in Student Retention, Higher Ed Healthcare, Education Policy, and much more.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

Dec 12, 2022

The FERPA Professor answers a question about student consent methodology and practice in the case of a deceased student.

2022-23 ASCEND Cohort at Toronto SEM

Passing the Baton

Nov 29, 2022

AACRAO Leadership Development program closes another chapter.

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SEM Conference - Embedding Equity in SEM

Nov 28, 2022

Learn how Minnesota State University incorporates equity into SEM planning and implementation.

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The Drumbeat Grows Louder: CLR/LER is the Future of Academic Record Practices

Nov 28, 2022

Catch up on all the CLR/LER updates happening in the higher education community, view resources, and get involved.

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SEM Conference - Scaling to Standout

Nov 28, 2022

See how Indiana State University reenvisioned its recruitment efforts to overcome declining enrollment.

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Supporting Displaced Students

Nov 28, 2022

See how one institution supports displaced & vulnerable students on their campus and access resources to help your institution get started.

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SEM Conference - The Great Resignation Roundtable

Nov 15, 2022

Data-driven approaches to the great resignation and member insights from individual institutions.

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SEM Conference - The Enrollment Relationship Model

Nov 15, 2022

Developing a functional and practical enrollment relationship model for SEM.