Executive Director Updates

U.S. Census Operation Update Webinar | 05/28/2020

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.

Education Department and NSLDS Reporting Flexibility | 04/29/2020

Mike Reilly discusses 60 day roster reporting to the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)

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  • COVID-19 Crisis Practices and FERPA Guidance on Remote Work and Virtual Learning | 03/24/2020

    Mike Reilly discusses best practices on virtual access of student records and other issues.

    COVID-19 Outbreak | 03/19/2020

    Mike Reilly discusses the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on AACRAO and our members.

    Regional vs. National Accreditor Definition: Impact of Education Dept.'s New Accreditation Rules | 02/20/2020

    Mike Reilly discusses the agency's decision to no longer recognize the distinction between regional and national accreditation.

    House Democrats Unveil Comprehensive Overhaul of HEA | 10/17/2019

    Mike Reilly discusses the College Affordability Act.

    AACRAO Legislative Priority Introduced in the House | 05/22/2019

    Legislation to roll back 2012 FERPA regulations and ensure students' private information is not disclosed to third parties.

    Lawmakers Reintroduce Reverse Transfer Efficiency Act | 05/16/2019

    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.

    Executive Director Update – FERPA Office Restructuring | 11/08/2018

    Mike Reilly discusses AACRAO's support of the U.S. Department of Education's recent efforts to restructure the office designated to administer FERPA.

    Displaced Students | 11/09/2017

    Hurricane Irma Relief | 09/14/2017

    DACA Rescinded | 09/07/2017

    Trump Budget | 05/25/2017

    About AACRAO's Executive Director

    MICHAEL REILLY

    Reilly has served as the Executive Director of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) since 2012. Prior to coming to AACRAO he was the Executive Director for the Council of Presidents, an association of the six public baccalaureate degree granting institutions in the state of Washington.  He has more than 25 years of experience in university administration, admissions and enrollment management, including having been the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management at both Central Washington University and Humboldt State University.  He served on the American Council on Education Board of Directors and is currently on the American Council on Education’s Commission on Education Attainment and Innovation and the College Board’s Access and Diversity Collaborative Advisory Council.  He is a frequent writer and speaker on public policy matters impacting higher education.