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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. 

2020 AIEA Conference "Rethinks Comprehensive Internationalization"

Mar 7, 2020

AACRAO presented on our work around the UNESCO Global Convention for Recognition.

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AICE Symposium to focus on International Professional Degrees

Mar 6, 2020

If internationally-educated professionals decide to “go back to school” in the US, what are their options?

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Talking transfer: Equity, access, and mobility

Mar 5, 2020

An interview on the complexities around transfer practices and politics.

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What our students can teach us about social justice

Feb 24, 2020

Generation Z is socially conscious. Higher ed has a responsibility to respond.

Ask the FERPA Professor

Feb 24, 2020

Is a student complaint part of their educational record?

What you should know about the new California Consumer Privacy Act

Feb 24, 2020

In the wake of GDPR, California has passed comprehensive privacy legislation. Other states will follow.

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Building the Blueprint: A creative soul in a registrar's world

Feb 24, 2020

No matter how indirect your path to higher ed admin, this advice can help you succeed.

Global colleagues learn international transfer credit at AACRAO’s Winter Institute

Feb 24, 2020

How can one master 196 educational systems in five days?

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Field Notes: The registrar's emerging role in data governance

Feb 24, 2020

Registrars are located at many intersections, positioning them to make a major contribution.

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Pearson Edexcel & BTEC: Designing qualifications for the future

Feb 24, 2020

Free webinar March 4: Learn about academic and vocational credentials for international students seeking degrees in the US and Canada.

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Handling microaggressions

Feb 24, 2020

How women of color in higher education administrators navigate workplace bias.

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8 ways for registrars to foster diversity and inclusion

Feb 24, 2020

Yes, it is your responsibility. Step up.

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Webinar: Help more students find the right classes

Feb 11, 2020

Increase student persistence with streamlined planning & registration.

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Highlighting the work of the AACRAO Black Caucus

Feb 11, 2020

One of our largest caucuses, the Black Caucus is open to any member interested in advancing the black community in higher ed.

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Quick Take: AACRAO to host conversation with Education Department on 2020 Census and FERPA

Feb 10, 2020

Addressing confusion over what demographic information officials may share with Census Bureau representatives.

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Become a better leader

Feb 10, 2020

5 pillars of excellent leadership, regardless of your status or style.

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Beyond Safe Zones: Systematizing inclusivity

Feb 10, 2020

Become a true LGBTQ+ ally, wherever your campus is.

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​​​​​​​​​​​​ACE launches national task force to improve transfer credit practices

Feb 10, 2020

AACRAO is supporting the work of the Task Force

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Seeking Evaluators for AACRAO SEM-EP

Feb 10, 2020

Applications due by February 28.

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AACRAO debuts enhanced credential evaluation database

Feb 10, 2020

Exciting new features will soon be unveiled in AACRAO EDGE, the Electronic Database for Global Education.