Executive Team Updates

Headshot of Melanie Gottlieb.

AACRAO 2022 Hill Day | 07/20/2022

This week, 32 AACRAO advocates will meet with over 70 Congressional offices to discuss the association's legislative priorities.

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  • Photograph of Melanie Gottlieb, AACRAO Executive Director.

    AACRAO and NACUBO Issue Joint Statement on Institutional Holds | 4/7/2022 | 04/07/2022

    Associations provide specific guidance and best practices on the use of student success and administrative process holds, as well as on the use of holds tied to an unpaid balance.

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  • Photograph of Melanie Gottlieb, AACRAO Executive Director.

    Statement on Transcript Withholding | 2/17/2022 | 02/17/2022

    AACRAO comments on this week's discussion of a universal ban on transcript withholding for debt during U.S. Department of Education's Negotiated Rulemaking meeting.

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    Implementing Success | 01/25/2022

    AACRAO's executive team takes a look at the work we've accomplished together promoting student achievement and re-envisioning transfer.

  • Dr. Tina DeNeen
  • Closing Out 2021 | 12/27/2021

    AACRAO's Interim Executive Director, Melanie Gottlieb, reflects on 2021 and the path forward.

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    Helping Community College Systems Address their Enrollment Challenges with SEM | 11/16/2021

    Exploring enrollment management trends in higher education and examining Guided Pathways programs.

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    Reimagining Inclusion | 10/19/2021

    A five year roadmap to building community at scale requires us to meet our members where they are.

  • Dr. Tina DeNeen
  • Hill Day Advocates Advance AACRAO's Legislative Priorities | 09/30/2021

    Last week, 33 AACRAO advocates met with nearly 60 Congressional offices to discuss AACRAO's priorities for the Higher Education Act reauthorization, which includes legislation to update FERPA, advance reverse transfer practices, and the doubling of the Pell Grant.

  • Melanie Gottlieb
  • The Strategic Plan at Work | 09/21/2021

    Update on changes made and the path ahead.

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  • About AACRAO's Executive Team

    Melanie Gottlieb

    Gottlieb was named Executive Director in February 2022, after a one-year term as Interim Executive Director and nearly six years as the Deputy Director. She came to the national office with 18 years as an AACRAO member, with experience in Records & Registration, Enrollment Management and International Recruitment and Credential Evaluation.

    Quintina Barnett Gallion

    Quintina became the Associate Executive Director, Strategy and Planning in July 2022. Prior to that, she served as Director, Marketing and Communication. She also works with organizations around the country to uncover insights using qualitative methods in order to build cultures and climates for innovation in higher education and workforce development.

    Quintina holds an MS in Mass Communication – Communication Strategy from Virginia Commonwealth University, a BS in Business Administration from Washington & Lee University as well as a Digital Marketing certification from Georgetown University.

    Dr. Tina DeNeen

    Tina joined AACRAO as Associate Executive Director of Meetings and Partnerships in 2019 after serving as university registrar at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Before joining the Association's executive staff, she held a variety of positions at several institutions and was an active AACRAO member.

    Tina holds an EdD in Higher Education Administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and an MS, Community and Public Health from Austin Peay State University.