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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. 

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.


Ask the FERPA Professor

Jan 25, 2021

Are academic advisors' notes considered "education records" under FERPA?

For the Record: Looking back at the past week

Jan 11, 2021

Host Doug McKenna unpacks the coup attempt.

AACRAO hosts final showcase on Comprehensive Learner Records

Jan 11, 2021

Join the free virtual event: January 26 and 27.

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Academic advising plays important role in student transfer experience

Jan 11, 2021

Recommendations for transfer student advising.


Ask the FERPA Professor

Jan 11, 2021

Is it a FERPA violation to provide teaching assistants gradebook access?

Meet Anita Nuñez Cepollaro, AACRAO’s new Director of Corporate Partnerships

Jan 11, 2021

Help us welcome her to the team.

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Catch up on recently-passed legislation that you might have missed

Jan 11, 2021

These important bills will impact higher education this year.

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Field Notes: Is technology helpful or holding us back?

Jan 11, 2021

Tips for managing new solutions.

All new AACRAO Research report layout coming soon

Jan 11, 2021

Stay tuned for this page update in early February.

New year’s resolutions for AACRAO: Advocacy, engagement, and leadership

Jan 11, 2021

AACRAO board members look ahead.

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AACRAO international year in review

Dec 15, 2020

ICYMI: Catch up here and stay on top of your game.

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Are you the next Enrollment Management leader?

Dec 15, 2020

Research reveals interesting opportunities in the field.

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AACRAO Book Club: Have you read anything great lately?

Dec 14, 2020

You're invited to lead one of our lively monthly discussions.

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AACRAO to release tool to help institutions align with global credential recognition

Dec 14, 2020

Supporting student mobility despite U.S. withdrawal from UNESCO.