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Contribute to your profession

by AACRAO  ·  May 02, 2018

​There are several opportunities to become more involved in the profession, AACRAO staff shared at an Annual Meeting session on Monday afternoon.

Rethinking advising for online students

by AACRAO  ·  April 30, 2018

Online degree programs bring unique challenges for faculty, staff and students. In a recent article in College & University, Rich Simpson, Registrar for the Online and Professional Studies Division at California Baptist University, calls on colleges and universities to do more to support online students’ success by rethinking advising.

Call for volunteers: AACRAO Workgroups

by AACRAO  ·  February 23, 2018

​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.

Why and how to understand your institutional culture

by AACRAO  ·  December 15, 2017

​In a SEM Conference session titled “Working Smarter, Not Harder,” Medicine Hat College representatives shared one foundational element of SEM planning: understanding institutional culture. Upon taking her position at Associate Vice President of Student Development, Irlanda Price was tasked with creating a SEM plan – but realized she first needed to evaluate the history of the institution.

Update on the Free Community College movement in the U.S.

by AACRAO  ·  September 18, 2017

Since Tennessee first began “Tennessee Promise” in 2015, a two-year program that provides free tuition at a Tennessee community or technical college, five other states along with two California cities have passed and implemented similar free tuition programs to encourage and facilitate college attendance and success.

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