Signature Initiatives


  • AACRAO Gives

    Through donations, service, research, scholarships, and more, AACRAO has a positive impact on the communities in which we work, gather, and live as well as the vibrant, diverse community of leaders in our field.

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  • Learning Mobility

    As guardians of data and record integrity with direct contact to faculty, students and academia, AACRAO members are in a pivotal position to address the barriers to implementation of policies and practices aimed at alleviating issues related to transfer, credit mobility, and recognition of learning.

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  • LEAD Initiative

    The LEAD initiative takes a multi-pronged approach at identifying and preparing a diverse group of enrollment leaders to take on leadership roles in Enrollment Management in North America and across the globe.

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  • Signature Initiatives

    AACRAO develops and leads strong advocacy coalitions to benefit the advancement of higher education, higher education policy, and the learners we serve.

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Nurturing Diverse Leadership

Aug 4, 2023

Cultivating a focus on community building, coaching, and competency development amongst young diverse leaders.

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Marketing to the Entire Enrollment Funnel

May 30, 2023

Recruitment, retention, marketing, and paradigms, looking deeper at the process and finding room for optimization.

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Reviewing A.I. & Examining Skill-based Hiring

May 1, 2023

How will artificial intelligence and skill-based hiring impact higher education in the coming years.

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Sharing Knowledge and Strategic Thinking

Mar 21, 2022

Learn more about AACRAO's ASCEND program through the lens of its participants.

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Overcoming Challenges and Building Confidence

Feb 7, 2022

Learn more about AACRAO's ASCEND program and the opportunities it provides.

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CLR Implementation Guide Released

Dec 27, 2021

AACRAO releases implementation guide for IMS Global Comprehensive Learner Record Standard.

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Re-Envisioning Transfer - A Look Back at 2021

Dec 27, 2021

A review of changes, advancements, and progress made towards Re-Envisioning Transfer in 2021

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AACRAO Members Foster Success Through Coaching

Dec 13, 2021

Meet AACRAO's 2021 ASCEND cohort coaches.

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AACRAO ASCEND Program Application Now Open

Aug 23, 2021

AACRAO's Ascend Program Application is now open. Learn more about the program, its goals, and how to apply.

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AACRAO initiates "Transfer Student Success" designation

Feb 9, 2021

Transfer Practice Summit to convene in July.

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Global Recognition Convention - Global Perspectives

Aug 12, 2019

Explore global perspective from the Global Recognition Convention

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Global Recognition Convention - U.S. Perspective

Aug 11, 2019

Learn about the Global Convention on Recognition - The U.S. Perspective

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AACRAO's 2019 Symposium on Global Recognition

Aug 10, 2019

Learn more about the 2019 Symposium on Global Recognition