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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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Your Role in Shared Governance

Jul 25, 2022

AACRAO VP of Leadership & Management Development, Philip Hunt Sr. discusses the Registrar's role in shared governance.

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Broaden your Professional Perspective

Jul 25, 2022

Explore professional growth and development with a member of AACRAO ASCEND.

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Alternative Credentials: Considerations, Guidance, and Best Practices

Jul 12, 2022

Download the latest report from the Alternative Credentials Workgroup featuring guidance, best practices, and considerations.

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Inside the 2022 AACRAO Leadership Meeting

Jul 11, 2022

Learn more about AACRAO's 2022 Leadership Meeting, sessions presented, and topics discussed.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

Jul 11, 2022

The FERPA Professor answers questions regarding Rights of “Access and Review” of Records.

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3rd UNESCO World Higher Education Conference

Jul 11, 2022

Learn about AACRAO's participation in the 3rd annual UNESCO World Higher Education Conference.

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SEM Planning Depends on Preparation

Jul 11, 2022

Learn what steps to take before engaging and working on a new SEM plan for your institution.

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AACRAO Members Advocate for Higher-Ed

Jul 11, 2022

Learn more about AACRAO Hill Day and meet the 2022 Advocates.

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Self-Doubt, Lack of Confidence, and Imposter Syndrome

Jul 11, 2022

Learn how to recognize and overcome self-doubt, lack of confidence, and imposter syndrome.

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New International Education Standards Council (IESC) Voting Members

Jun 28, 2022

Creating opportunities for understanding and acknowledgment of foreign credentials.

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Increasing Equity through SEM

Jun 24, 2022

See how the SEM Endorsement Program can be used to promote student success in diverse populations.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

Jun 24, 2022

Understanding the difference between "registered" vs. "enrolled."

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Planning for the 2030 Census

Jun 24, 2022

Provide feedback on the issues, successes, and challenges you experienced during the 2020 Census.

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Five Ways Technology can Drive College Enrollment

Jun 24, 2022

Five ways to utilize technology in your enrollment management strategy.

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Earning Credit for Military Experience

Jun 24, 2022

Understand the process and benefits of accepting military experience credits.

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Field Notes: Trackable Human Skills in Academia

Jun 24, 2022

Learn how institutions can track, promote, and attribute credit for "soft skills."

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Ask the FERPA Professor

Jun 13, 2022

Enrollment status, directory information, and FERPA.

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Degree Audit System Implementation

Jun 10, 2022

Learn one school's process for updating and implementing a degree audit system.

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AACRAO Welcomes New SEM-EP Evaluator

Jun 10, 2022

Get to know our newest SEM-EP evaluator and learn more about the program and its goals.

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Understanding and Supporting Higher-Ed in Ukraine

Jun 10, 2022

A brief overview of Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's address to the Association of American Universities.