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Creating better and more complete student records requires both good data and coherent data integration across systems. The complex challenges presented by data integration have emerged as institutions have made progress on creating comprehensive learner records (CLRs) – such as those created as part of the ongoing Lumina-funded AACRAO CLR initiative begun in 2015.
A successful SEM organization is based on building and maintaining a high-performance team, according to Monique Perry, assistant vice president for enrollment services at York Technical College. This, she writes in the latest issue of SEMQ, requires a focus on organizational culture.
Institutions that support their employees’ professional development are likely to see a major return on that investment through employee engagement, performance and retention. In fact, 7 out of 10 employees say that professional development opportunities affect their decision to stay with their employer.
AACRAO released the first newly designed issue of SEM Quarterly in May. The journal moved from a traditional online format published by Wiley Online Library to an innovative style published in-house by AACRAO. SEMQ articles can now be read directly from the new AACRAO website, and PDFs of the articles and issues are also available to download.
Not everyone has the time or budget to attend AACRAO’s professional development meetings. That’s why we’re taking AACRAO On the Road—bringing key training sessions to a location near you. Join us July 25-26 at Salem State University (MA) for the following:
Strategic Enrollment Management Endorsement Program (SEM-EP) director Christopher Tremblay chatted with AACRAO Annual Meeting attendees at his session covering AACRAO’s SEM-EP program. The program is a self-paced professional development program which promotes industry competency and readiness.
There are several opportunities to become more involved in the profession, AACRAO staff shared at an Annual Meeting session on Monday afternoon.
Dr. Rodney Parks, Registrar and Assistant to the Provost at Elon University in Elon, North Carolina, and Jesse Parrish, Financial Manager in the Department of Architectural Science at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario and previously the Assistant Registrar for Communications at Elon University co-authored an article in AACRAO’s March 2018 College & University Journal.
Today’s admissions officers need to have mastery over a wide variety of knowledge and techniques in order to help form the entering student populations at colleges and universities.
Members make work groups work Through its work groups, AACRAO has provided guidance to its membership on transfer initiatives, disciplinary notations on transcripts, and gender identity (coming soon). These reports are invaluable to maintaining the integrity of our members’ day-to-day work and keeping them up to date on best practices.