"[Melanie Gottlieb said] an increase in market competition among international schools, economic shifts that impacted monetary exchange rates, and the pandemic are all factors that play into international enrollment declining."
"[R]ecent survey results provided by the American Council on Education and the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers [show] there is a lot to be encouraged by based on the results."
“About two-thirds of institutions in the U.S. have typically asked for and collected criminal history as part of their admissions applications,” said Reilly.
"[Mike Reilly] said he doesn't expect colleges to 'get this right in one admissions cycle.' But he said he takes heart in the progress already underway and also hopes this year's forced experiment will bring longer-lasting changes."
AACRAO and the NSC Research Center partner to highlight SEM Conference sessions focusing on the use of research to achieve enrollment management goals and metrics.
In the last five years more than 1,200 institutions of higher education have closed, displacing nearly half a million students. The current and anticipated increase in closings due to declining enrollments, decreasing budgets, and the ‘for-profit implosion’ will result in a growing number of students left with incomplete educations, as well as questions about their academic plans and personal finances.
According to the report, institutions that serve higher populations of Pell grant recipients (need-based financial aid) are more likely to have practices that lead to withholding an official transcript from a student.
Students tend to have positive and realistic perceptions of transfer credit — contradicting the common narrative that transfer experiences are confusing, opaque, or frustrating.
AACRAO celebrates the swift response of the the higher education community in opposition to the Trump administration's ill-conceived policy that would have required international students to attend in-person classes in the fall in order to remain in the country.
Mike Reilly discusses some concerns about what information institutions will be asked to provide as directory information.
Mike Reilly discusses how institutions can work to provide the U.S. Census Bureau the relevant information needed to complete an accurate count.
Mike Reilly discusses AACRAO's webinar with the U.S. Census Bureau, which provides updates on their modified data collection timeline, procedures, and field operations in light of the pandemic.