AACRAO_Connect_logo_final

Connect with concepts, colleagues & community

Subscribe to AACRAO Connect
Questions, comments or suggestions?

Contact the EditorAbout the Editor

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. 

illustration of two people looking at calendar surrounded by piles of coins, graphs and magnifying glass

A SEM project management tool

Feb 10, 2020

How to manage the intricate, codependent, and time-sensitive processes that accompany any SEM plan.

Call for nominations text over map of globe with four pinpoints in designated areas

IIE launches Emergency Student Fund effort to support students affected by crises

Feb 10, 2020

Completed nominations must be received by February 19, 2020.

hands typing on laptop with email and messaging symbols floating over them

Field Notes: Admissions, do you have an operational communications strategy?

Feb 10, 2020

Why & how to build communications for the application and pre-enrollment process.

Student in headphones with pen in hand looking at laptop

Removing barriers to completion for online students

Jan 27, 2020

Proven strategies include enrolling two years out and tracking academic success.

chain changing to flying seagull against horizon background

Be the change: You don't have to be a VP

Jan 27, 2020

How Registrar & Admissions at ISU teamed up to advocate for inclusive policy changes.

bookshelves of academic journals

AACRAO Journals: Scholarship for our professions

Jan 27, 2020

Learn more about the content—and how you can contribute. Both C&U and SEMQ welcome member submissions.

Keir McIsaac

AACRAO SEM Endorsement program enrolls first scholarship recipient

Jan 27, 2020

Congratulations to Keir McIsaac, Int’l Student Recruitment Officer at the Memorial University of Newfoundland.

young black woman and older white man looking at paperwork in office

Field Notes: Deconstructing ageism in the workplace

Jan 27, 2020

All generations have gifts and blind spots.

illustration of people assembling web page

A credentialing infrastructure for the 21st Century

Jan 26, 2020

A new report on policy needs and important initiatives underway.

diverse hands from five people putting together puzzle together

Redefining service values in the registrar’s office

Jan 22, 2020

How one office un-siloed themselves and improved internal and external relationships.

Scholarship opportunities abroad: Pakistan

Jan 14, 2020

A resource for international enrollment management.

hand touching digital representation of a checklist

Revised standards released for Registrar Services

Jan 14, 2020

This 2019 revision of the Registrar Services standards is the the first in over a decade.

notebook with "2020 New YEar's Resolutions" written on it with 5 numbers, next to a cup of coffee and a pen

5 practical & potent professional resolutions

Jan 13, 2020

Start today and make 2020 the year for career transformation.

GDN banner

Registration open: Groningen Declaration Network Annual Meeting

Jan 13, 2020

The meeting in Delhi will bring together higher education professionals and other stakeholders dedicated to the global mobility of learners.

woman with glasses askew and donut in mouth and stressed look on face looks at computer while boss points at watch

Field Notes: When "do more with less" becomes too much to ask

Jan 12, 2020

Personal and professional wellbeing in the age of enrollment decline.

businessman standing in front of colleagues presenting chart

Take the next step in your career: Present a session

Jan 12, 2020

Developing an idea for a proposal can have many positive outcomes for your career.

AACRAO Board of Directors appoints first External Director

Jan 12, 2020

The AACRAO Board of Directors has appointed Rob Shomaker, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of CUPA-HR.

feet in yellow flats at start line with arrow

New job? Start off on the right foot

Jan 12, 2020

A strategy for success for early and mid-career changes.

five smiling people sitting around a meeting table

Make your office the best place to work

Jan 10, 2020

In this era of professional mobility, how do you cultivate and keep reliable, long-term staff?

businessperson sitting at desk with burned matchtop for a head

Stop doing too much

Jan 10, 2020

Set boundaries at work to be more effective and happier.