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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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SEM Conference - Academic Affairs and the Financial Aid Office: Essential Collaboration

Nov 15, 2022

See how one institution utilized cross-campus collaboration to ensure success for its SEM planning and development.

SEM Conference - Institutional Models of Strategic Graduate Enrollment Management

Nov 15, 2022

Explore the latest research and information about Graduate Strategic Enrollment Management (G-SEM).

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SEM Conference - Conference Leaders Perspective

Nov 14, 2022

A look at the past and future of the AACRAO SEM Conference with outgoing director Clayton Smith and incoming director Jack Miner.

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Experience Baden-Württemberg

Nov 14, 2022

See the Baden-Württemberg seminar through the eyes of attendees and learn more about the German higher education system.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

Nov 14, 2022

The FERPA Professor answers a question about student consent methodology and practice.

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A More Equitable Education Future

Nov 14, 2022

Exploring the future of education, learning pathways, and student success.

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AACRAO’s Women’s and LGBTQIA+ Caucuses: 50th Anniversary of Title IX

Nov 14, 2022

A look at the history of Title IX, where it stands now, and the impact of this policy on campus.

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Focused on Global Learner Data Portability

Oct 31, 2022

Highlights, updates, and more from the Annual Groningen Declaration Network Meeting held in the Netherlands.

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Admissions and Enrollment: Building a Career From a Job

Oct 31, 2022

Learn the steps necessary to advance your work from a "job" into a long-term career.

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SEM Principles: Keys to Successful SEM Planning

Oct 31, 2022

Understand the key elements to a successful SEM planning process and help guide your institution toward success.

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Latest SEMQ Research and Editorial Board Updates

Oct 31, 2022

Meet the latest SEMQ editorial board members and see what's on the horizon for SEM Quarterly.

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Updates from the Credential Futures Coalition

Oct 31, 2022

See how the Credential Futures Coalition is working to develop a scalable, resilient, and sustainable ecosystem to support learner-worker mobility.

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Field Notes: Harnessing Your Power by Playing to Your Strengths

Oct 31, 2022

Developing leadership skills through encouragement, grace, and patience.

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Collaborating to Help Transfer Students Shine

Oct 31, 2022

See how cross-departmental collaboration and planning at one institution helps to promote transfer student success.

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Introducing the Future of Enrollment Management

Oct 31, 2022

Learn about AACRAO's professional development program ASCEND and meet the 2022 cohort.

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The Five Factors of Digital Maturity for Recruitment and Student Success

Oct 31, 2022

Understanding what digital maturity and enrollment management looks like in the future ahead.

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What Can Institutions Do to Weather Future Challenges

Oct 17, 2022

Understand how implementing new technology and practices can ensure institutional success through future challenges.

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Join the C&U Editorial Board

Oct 17, 2022

Get involved with your membership - AACRAO College & University Journal now accepting applications for the C&U editorial board.

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Meet the Latest AACRAO Research Grant Recipient

Oct 17, 2022

Understanding the experiences, outcomes, and implications of academic course failure.

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Women's Leadership Institute

Oct 17, 2022

Be a part of a special program for women seeking to further their leadership skills in higher education administration.