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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. 


Reflections from Negotiated Rulemaking

Jan 22, 2019


What level of customer service are you providing?

Jan 21, 2019

An OACRAO newsletter article with tips to consider.


3-Minute Mentor: The value of self-expression and resilience in the workplace

Jan 21, 2019

“Don’t be afraid of your own voice,” says Whitney N. West.


Ambassadors and pathways transform the first time AACRAO experience

Jan 21, 2019

Would you like to be an AACRAO Ambassador? Learn more!


Tips for evaluating incomplete international credit

Jan 21, 2019

Addressing the training gap.

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The overlooked impact student services can have on retention

Jan 20, 2019

3 simple strategies for serving students better

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How is your college putting purpose first?

Jan 18, 2019

Learn about AACRAO's vision for "starting with the dream in mind" and share your stories.

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Field Notes: Job burnout: Whose responsibility is it?

Jan 18, 2019

As architects of workplace culture, managers have a role to play in addressing systemic stress.


Present a poster session at AACRAO 2019 in Los Angeles

Jan 8, 2019

New projects, research-in-progress, and common challenges make great poster session material.


How to support trans and non-binary students in the admissions and registrar offices

Jan 8, 2019

The Admit It podcast covers common misconceptions about trans students.


Blockchain: The perfect tool for registrars

Jan 7, 2019

The case for adoption that even non-technical staff can understand.


AACRAO attends UNESCO meeting in Paris

Jan 7, 2019

The goal of the global convention is to facilitate inter-regional mobility, build and reinforce the regional conventions, and serve higher education into the future.


Field Notes: Satisfaction versus stagnation: Professional advancement in small institutions

Jan 7, 2019

Four strategies for growth when opportunities seem limited.


AACRAO invited to join Data Privacy and Protection Task Force

Jan 7, 2019

The task force ​spans will serve as an information clearinghouse for the education community, focused on technical implementation of rules and regulations such as GDPR.


AACRAO's journals seek authors

Jan 7, 2019

AACRAO’s College & University and SEM Quarterly Journals are seeking manuscript submissions for 2019.


AACRAO to present at EdUSA seminar on recruiting and hosting international students

Jan 7, 2019

Event held at UW-Madison and free to all accredited institutions in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, and Minnesota.


Just do it: 3 reasons to present at conferences

Jan 7, 2019

You don’t have to be an extrovert (hot tip within), and you don’t have to have all the answers.


From cotton picking to college professor

Jan 7, 2019

One black woman’s story of courageous leadership in the academy.


3-Minute Mentor: How to handle egos and set long-term goals

Jan 7, 2019

Luisa Havens Gerardo shares tips picked up along her higher education journey.


Become the 100th applicant!

Dec 11, 2018

AACRAO's Strategic Enrollment Management Endorsement Program (SEM-EP) will soon receive its 100th application. It could be you!