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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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What does “free speech” mean on your campus?

Feb 23, 2021

Policies and practices to guarantee freedom of expression.

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Advertising anxiety resources on campus

Feb 23, 2021

College-bound students seek schools that promote mental health resources.

AACRAO Executive Director search update

Feb 23, 2021

Candidate to be announced before the 2021 (106th) AACRAO Annual Meeting.

AACRAO EDGE announces the International Exam Status Report

Feb 23, 2021

New resource gives status updates on examinations from various countries.

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International student recruitment in the new normal

Feb 23, 2021

Explore new ways to reach prospective students during the pandemic.

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AACRAO's new courses support international admissions and evaluation professionals

Feb 23, 2021

Series utilizes an interactive approach and real-life evaluation experience.

Meet Joseph Beam, AACRAO’s new Marketing Coordinator

Feb 23, 2021

Help us welcome him to our team.

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Call for volunteers: SEM-EP seeks evaluators to review reports and projects

Feb 9, 2021

Apply for one-year position by Feb. 26.

AACRAO initiates "Transfer Student Success" designation

Feb 9, 2021

Transfer Practice Summit to convene in July.

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Higher education policy priorities to shift under Biden administration

Feb 9, 2021

New federal platform focuses on making college more affordable.

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AACRAO announces 2020-2021 election winners

Feb 9, 2021

14 candidates elected to board and N&E committee.

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Serving today’s nontraditional students

Feb 9, 2021

Strategies for helping online students reach success.

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February Book Club: How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X Kendi

Feb 9, 2021

Author to speak at the AACRAO (106th) Annual Meeting.

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Moderate an AACRAO Collective Gathering

Feb 9, 2021

Stay connected with your fellow AACRAO members.

Considering a job change?

Jan 26, 2021

Insight into the pros and cons of making a professional change.

Addressing microaggressions on campus

Jan 25, 2021

How to put a stop to "a million tiny paper cuts."

Revisiting AACRAO’s Academic Record and Transcript Guide

Jan 25, 2021

Recommendations for name changes, disciplinary action notations, and transcription of nontraditional work.

AACRAO approves new Strategic Plan

Jan 25, 2021

Next step: develop strategies and tactics.

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AACRAO celebrates 2021 award winners

Jan 25, 2021

13 recipients honored for outstanding service to the profession and association.

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Engaging faculty in SEM

Jan 25, 2021

5 key faculty roles to build institutional success.