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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. 

Students' perception of credit transfer experience

Jul 25, 2020

Study shows credit loss usually doesn't bother students. Webinar Sept. 9.

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The racist history of standardized testing in college admissions

Jul 25, 2020

And how to develop a fair and legal holistic process.

Tom Black announces retirement

Jul 24, 2020

"Tom has been attached to nearly all of the innovative advances in the student records arena since the 1980s."

The life and legacy of Congressman John Lewis

Jul 23, 2020

Reflections from William Rafael Gil, Director of Government Relations at AACRAO.

Field Notes: Dismantling oppression, empowering women

Jul 23, 2020

3 lessons learned from a women's leadership development group.

LER—The Learning and Employment Record for a skills-based economy

Jul 23, 2020

Join the webinar to learn more about lifelong learning records -- and your role in this initiative.

Join WICHE's Interstate Passport Network

Jul 23, 2020

The project enables the block transfer of lower-division general education learning across state borders.

2020 Census & student privacy: What you need to know

Jul 13, 2020

Has your institution done its part to assist the U.S. Census Bureau in the collection and distribution of student information?

An emerging issue in international education: Taxing online students

Jul 13, 2020

Investigating new levies in India and Mexico.

Ask the FERPA Professor

Jul 13, 2020

Can you notify people if a staff or student tests positive for COVID-19?

Interested in ACE's Blockchain Innovation Challenge?

Jul 13, 2020

The deadline has been extended.

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Managing classroom space this fall

Jul 13, 2020

Start with a "living inventory" and establish clear utilization priorities.

Enhancing degree audit: What the "new normal" should look like

Jul 11, 2020

Expect more from your system.

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Field Notes: 7 budget-friendly marketing tools

Jul 10, 2020

Many are already in your hands.

New CLR Roundtable series kicks off

Jul 9, 2020

An open monthly forum for institutional leaders to discuss and get advice on implementing a comprehensive learner record.

AACRAO Executive Director search update

Jul 8, 2020

Search firm and committee members established.

Getting students to the “Finish Line”

Jul 8, 2020

The University of Memphis and Saylor Academy partner to help stop-out students and ensure educational equity.

Which transfer student support services are you missing?

Jul 7, 2020

7 ways institutions can court and support this population.

Ally or accomplice? How to support Black Lives Matter

Jun 30, 2020

How can we, a national association of education professionals, use our collective strength to create meaningful change?

Ask the FERPA Professor

Jun 30, 2020

Video-recording students to prevent cheating: an education record?