The session was at the annual meeting of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, the program for which was set long before the scandal broke. But AACRAO added the session in light of the intensity of the scandal.
"Transferring graduate credits can be a difficult process, because it involves fewer credits than the traditional 120 credits required for undergraduate degrees."
“There is now this notion that admissions is a competitive cesspool, and it’s not.”
The behavior alleged “compromises the integrity of college admissions and reinforces stereotypes that people of privilege can circumvent the rules. It undermines public confidence in our institutions.”
AACRAO worked closely with Congressional offices to ensure legislation increases the flexibility to complete an assessment of student records while still adhering to FERPA standards.
Mike Reilly discusses AACRAO's support of the U.S. Department of Education's recent efforts to restructure the office designated to administer FERPA.