"[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."
Michael Reilly, executive director of AACRAO, said, "I think the word that comes to mind about college admissions this fall is uncertainty."
There’s been growing interest among colleges in this kind of “holistic admissions,” in part due to the movement—well underway before the pandemic—to make test scores optional, according to Tom Green, an associate executive director at [AACRAO].
"Part of the irony is that one of the U.S.'s greatest exports is our higher education system. We draw more international students than any other country and this move could shoot them in the foot," said Mike Reilly, executive director of [AACRAO].
Students tend to have positive and realistic perceptions of transfer credit — contradicting the common narrative that transfer experiences are confusing, opaque, or frustrating.
New Report Concludes that the IMS CLR Standard Meets the Objectives of an Official Institutional Learning-Focused and Comprehensive Learner Record
A national survey administered to more than 2,000 currently enrolled college students finds that nearly one in five are uncertain about their plans for re-enrolling in the fall, or definitely are not going at all.
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.