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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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Global recognition in International Admissions and Credential Evaluation

Jun 10, 2019

As times change, can the US international admissions and credential evaluation system stay decentralized and unstructured?

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Field Notes: 5 principles to guide streamlining

Jun 10, 2019

How to make decisions that will improve office efficiency.

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3-minute mentor: Take risks; get uncomfortable

Jun 10, 2019

If you're wondering whether the glass is half-full or half-empty, you're asking the wrong question.

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The art of data-driven articulation agreements

Jun 10, 2019

How one school is changing the game to better serve transfer students.

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Automating transfer

Jun 5, 2019

Save time and effort; reduce repetition and redundancy.

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Scholarship opportunities abroad: Iraq

May 28, 2019

A resource for building internationalization strategies and international enrollment management.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

May 25, 2019

Does AACRAO certify vendors as FERPA-compliant?

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Meet the new SEM-EP evaluators

May 25, 2019

The AACRAO credential program is shepherded by team with a wealth of expertise.

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Building a stronger community of practice in higher ed

May 24, 2019

The University Innovation Alliance has built an 11-university coalition to support low income students, and they’re coming to AACRAO to talk about it.

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One fatal flaw for a professional team

May 23, 2019

Why do some teams thrive and others fail?

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7 questions to help you manage FERPA

May 23, 2019

FERPA training is never-ending, but it's not impossible as long as you have plans in place.

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Want better student retention? Invest in staff

May 23, 2019

Exploring models of student success and engagement, a few recommendations stand out.

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Field Notes: Balancing work while earning a doctorate

May 23, 2019

5 strategies for staying sane.

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Scholarship opportunities abroad: Saudi Arabia

May 14, 2019

A resource for building internationalization strategies and international enrollment management.

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IELTS research grant opportunities

May 14, 2019

The International English Language Testing System offers funding for research in linguistics and language education.

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The real issues facing women in tech

May 14, 2019

A burgeoning conversation in higher education, plus a targeted workshop.

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Help others learn from your experiences: Present a session

May 14, 2019

Join our free, live webinar TODAY at 2PM ET (or view the archive at your convenience). Learn what makes a good session and how to submit a proposal.

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AACRAO and ARUCC recommit to partnership

May 14, 2019

Looking forward to collaboration on GDN, research, and more with the Canadian registrars’ association.

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AACRAO announces new coordinators for content delivery

May 13, 2019

The expanded Group Seven will meet for the first time at the 2019 Leadership Meeting in June 2019.

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AACRAO Gives: School on Wheels

May 13, 2019

Annual Meeting 2019 attendees donated to this California nonprofit.