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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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Recognizing the outgoing members of C&U’s editorial board

Jun 10, 2020

“We are grateful for our board members’ contributions to our profession,” says journal Editor-in-Chief Christopher Tremblay.

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Connect with the Caucasus

Jun 10, 2020

Education system updates in Azerbaijan and the Republic of Georgia.

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Executive Director search committee: Call for volunteers

Jun 10, 2020

AACRAO's Board of Directors seeks two members to serve on the search committee.

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Field Notes: (Re)Focus on the core

Jun 10, 2020

5 moves that make both individuals and institutions better able to handle change.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

Jun 10, 2020

Does tuition money added to student paychecks count as financial aid under FERPA?

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Counting students for the census

Jun 2, 2020

AACRAO spoke with representatives of the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Distinguish the signal from the noise with AI

Jun 2, 2020

This free chatbot from AdmitHub may help institutions navigate during COVID 19.

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During pandemic, institutions seize opportunity for change

Jun 2, 2020

Professional networks, standards, and consensus matter more during challenging times.

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Black Caucus Town Hall: Race in America

Jun 2, 2020

Join us Thursday, June 4, to discuss how we can make a difference.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

Jun 2, 2020

Can our institution provide information to the Census Bureau?

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What, exactly, does a registrar do?

Jun 1, 2020

A primer on the ten (million) roles of a registrar.

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Diary of an International Credential Evaluator

Jun 1, 2020

Connecting with peers during a pandemic.

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Predicting the future: 4 changes coming to higher education

Jun 1, 2020

“Covid-19 has most certainly been disruptive, but... has it been disruptive enough?” one registrar asks.

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Ensuring the Registrar's voice is heard

May 29, 2020

Collaboration, multiculturalism, and more. An interview with Mary Callahan.

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10 tips for vibrant virtual presentations

May 29, 2020

How to keep your digital audience engaged.

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AACRAO EDGE: Convenient, accurate resource on foreign education systems

May 19, 2020

The database is getting an overhaul. Learn about the new features.

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May Book Club: Invisibility and the myth of the model minority

May 19, 2020

Hosted by the new leadership of the Asian and Pacific Islander Caucus.

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COVID-19 creates international student enrollment uncertainty

May 19, 2020

Report offers insight into drastic recruitment changes.

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AACRAO recommends IMS Global Learning Consortium digital standard

May 18, 2020

Standardization and interoperability to support students.

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Diary of an International Credential Evaluator

May 18, 2020

Credential fraud explodes as COVID-19 provides opportunity for scammers. (Webinar: Protect your institution.)