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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. 


What’s your professional development strategy for social media?

Jul 23, 2018

4 steps to leverage social media to amplify your career.


4 questions about data integration on campus

Jul 20, 2018

Challenges and solutions to creating better records from multiple data sources.


Student Identity Work Group gathers input at #techtransfer2018

Jul 20, 2018

Facilitated by Jack Miner, AACRAO’s VP of Finance, a Listening Session was held in Minneapolis to inform the work group of best practices and direction from our membership.

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Updates to AACRAO’s Eye on Research Blog

Jul 20, 2018

Comment section coming to the blog soon!



Jul 20, 2018

The self-initiated academic planning and advising tool includes a schedule builder, sample plans, an off-track alert system and "what if" scenarios.


AACRAO returns to Lebanon to help refugees seeking education

Jul 20, 2018

Identifying, assisting, and admitting vulnerable and displaced students.

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Mission possible: A unified approach to transfer in a decentralized environment

Jul 10, 2018

Creating a cohesive and consistent transfer process when evaluation is done in different locations.

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How Ohio State is using iPads to transform the student experience

Jul 10, 2018

Digital Flagship is a student success initiative blending learning technology throughout the university experience and increase student engagement and learning transformation.

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Title IX and the role of the Registrar

Jul 10, 2018

Work with academic petitions, SAP, and more can impact Title IX, which includes not only athletics and sexual assault, but also issues relating to parenting and pregnancy, LGBTQ, and STEM field delivery.

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Registrars: Refereeing the Demigods & reaching campus goals through data viz

Jul 10, 2018

How registrars reduced their workload and increased transparency and compliance using free tech tools.

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AACRAO Tech and Transfer kicks off with kinetic keynote

Jul 9, 2018

Dynamic speaker Sheetal Patel clues us in on what Gen Z wants from higher ed.


Is this the end of the Registrar as we know it?

Jul 9, 2018

"Technology can turn the registrar into an invisible entity on campus Will the registrar disappear?”

Student and transfer-institution Bill of Rights released

Jul 9, 2018

The new “Transfer-Institution Bill of Rights and Responsibilities” provide Institutions with 11 responsibilities and rights when dealing with transfer.

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Opening the gate to transfer

Jul 9, 2018

Many students who complete their transfer requirements do not make it ‘through the gate’ to a university. Why?

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Keeping between the Lines: Exploring the Good Governance of Data Integration

Jul 9, 2018

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Blockchain untangled: A journey to demystification

Jul 9, 2018

Registrars need to understand how to address equity and access issues related to blockchain and credentialing technology.

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Roundtable: Electronic Exchange of Student Records (EDX)

Jul 9, 2018

Fear of change may be the biggest obstacle to EDX implementation.


New England: Get the most bang for your buck

Jul 2, 2018

Explore these locally-held professional development opportunities with world-class teachers.


A hitchhiker’s guide to Web 3.0 for higher ed

Jul 2, 2018

These fancy technologies (semantic web, AI, and blockchain) will solve some of your institution’s problems, but bring problems of their own.


Does GDPR apply to you?

Jul 2, 2018

The questions your institution should be asking.