The Evolution of Partnership Agreements
Katie Schwienteck and Insiya Bream look at how to make sense of the explosion of alternative credential providers.
Well Assessed and Well Expressed
AACRAO Associate Executive Director, Dr. Mike Simmons, makes the case for trust innovation in learning credentials.
Institutional Governance/ Decision Making and the Role of the Registrar | September 2023 | 60-Second Survey featured in University Business.
The expertise of the academic registrar to enforce policy and guide curriculum as higher education breaks into micro-credentials and AI can ground schools with a pragmatic and ethical approach while satisfying student needs.
Beyond Transfer - Transfer Evaluation Transformation Through Automation
How to streamline the credit-evaluation process.
USA Today: College professor harassed students to quench 'clown fetish,' offering extra credit, cash
LeRoy Rooker, AACRAO Senior Fellow, on the overuse of FERPA
Beyond Transfer - Tug-of-War: Bought vs. Brought Credit
Can an incentive business model support a transfer-receptive culture?
What a Shooting at the U. of Arizona Tells Us About Student Privacy and Campus Safety
AACRAO's LeRoy Rooker comments on FERPA requirements during campus safety events.
Upgrading the Credit Mobility Infrastructure to Support Learner Success
Transfer Shock: Reality or Myth?
Inside Higher Ed: Improving Recognition of Learning
Mark McConahay and Mike Simmons detail how to maximize the key institutional official entrusted with ensuring the integrity of the learner record
Open Standards Bridging the Gap in Lifelong Learning
Building Better Global Pathways and Strengthening Transfer Advising
Solving for Transfer: Looking Inward While Building Outward
Inside Higher Ed: Students Favor Free College, Oppose Admissions Preferences
"'A lot of colleges describe students as living on the knife’s edge,' says Tom Green [...] at [AACRAO], adding that community college students are especially vulnerable to mishaps that would take them out of school."
Understanding the Needs of Today's Student
Insider: New international student enrollment fell 43% this fall, according to survey of more than 700 US universities, and an expert says a 'perfect storm of issues' is to blame
"[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."
Inside Higher Ed: Private Colleges Should Take Transfer Seriously
"[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."
Inside Higher Ed: Common App Ditches High School Discipline Question
“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.
NPR: How The Coronavirus Has Upended College Admissions
"[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."
Inside Higher Ed: A Year of Chaos and Flexibility
Michael Reilly, executive director of AACRAO, said, "I think the word that comes to mind about college admissions this fall is uncertainty."