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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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Managing the data explosion

Aug 20, 2018

A webinar about integrating data from across disparate platforms used for loosely related institutional functions.

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Video gaming: The newest college sport

Aug 20, 2018

Athletic departments, recruitment activities, and student services are being transformed by the growing trend toward varsity e-sporting teams.

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How much does the switch to electronic transcripts cost?

Aug 20, 2018

Cost-benefit analysis of paper and electronic transcripts.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

Aug 20, 2018

A question about providing copies of code-of-conduct violation records.

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5 institutional factors students consider when transferring

Aug 20, 2018

Highlight your school’s strengths when developing recruitment and marketing materials for transfer students.

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An open concept for electronic credentials

Aug 3, 2018

Creating socially shareable artifacts that students can use to promote themselves, with an added benefit of raising the university profile on social platforms like LinkedIn.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

Aug 3, 2018

Disclosing a student ID number in email.

Documenting AACRAO's commitment to diversity and inclusion

Aug 3, 2018

While this has always been at the forefront for AACRAO, it has not been sufficiently visible in the Strategic Plan.

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Reimagining AACRAO's Professional Activities Committees (PACs)

Aug 3, 2018

The work group will review current processes and practices, recommend new ones that will include new content and avenues of delivery, and identify any additional roles and resources required.

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8 fundamentals of successful student recruitment

Aug 3, 2018

Cut through the complexity and clutter of leading an admissions/recruitment program and ensure the fundamentals of sustained, successful student recruitment aren't neglected.

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Call for authors

Aug 3, 2018

SEMQ seeks manuscripts based on original research or practice in strategic enrollment management, demonstrating familiarity with strategic enrollment management (SEM) concepts.

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A moving testimony about the work AACRAO members do

Aug 3, 2018

"Our work is important and meaningful for students, and our organizations are critical to maintaining consistency in higher education, and being innovative in solving higher education issues," writes Arturo Torres, AACRAO Leadership attendee.

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AACRAO hosts 25th Annual Summer Institute for International Admissions

Aug 3, 2018

This 5-day intensive training that trains participants on what key elements to look out for on international student records.

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Field Notes: 5 strategies for supporting adult students to reach Wyoming’s higher educational attainment goals

Aug 3, 2018

Working adult students represent one of the largest opportunities to change the economic landscape and workforce in America. Learn about the strategies Wyoming is using to meet the needs of adult students and meet its attainment goal.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

Jul 24, 2018

A question about the subpoena process.

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AACRAO announces Criminal and Disciplinary History in Admissions Work Group

Jul 24, 2018

The 'Ban the Box' conversation is taking shape.

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5 policy areas where the registrar’s voice should be heard

Jul 23, 2018

The registrar has a critical role in academic policy writing.

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Leading high-performance teams in a SEM environment

Jul 23, 2018

The overlooked competitive advantage.

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Corporate conversation at AACRAO Technology & Transfer

Jul 23, 2018

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Field Notes: Hiring in the Registrar’s Office

Jul 23, 2018

With the changing environment for Registrar’s Offices, what does this mean for hiring practices?With the changing environment for Registrar’s Offices, what does this mean for hiring practices?