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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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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.

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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.

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AACRAO Executive Director search update

Jul 8, 2020

Search firm and committee members established.

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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.

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Which transfer student support services are you missing?

Jul 7, 2020

7 ways institutions can court and support this population.

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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?

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Ask the FERPA Professor

Jun 30, 2020

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

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3 ways registrars lead during times of change

Jun 29, 2020

With strategic thinking, the office can be a dynamic engine and guiding force on campus.

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5 ways to create radical engagement in online meetings

Jun 29, 2020

Learn to love leading in a virtual space.

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Pride month: The importance of intersectionality

Jun 29, 2020

There can be no hierarchy within these movements to determine which lives are more valuable.

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Field Notes: Adopting a growth mindset about 2020

Jun 29, 2020

Your self-talk is a conversation with the universe. Make it count.

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Make yourself invaluable to high school counselors

Jun 29, 2020

Keys to building relationships, particularly this fall.

In hindsight: Seasoned registrars reflect on 4 things they wish they'd learned earlier

Jun 26, 2020

Getting the fundamentals down.

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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.