By: Joellen Shendy, Associate Vice Provost and University Registrar, University of Maryland University College
Patrick Elliott, Senior Associate Registrar, University of Maryland University College
Happy New Year! The ball dropped, we have cleaned up after our parties, and most of us are back to our regular business of supporting student learning. Continue reading
AACRAO is seeking volunteers for the Editorial Board of College & University Journal.
At the request of the Editor-in-Chief, members of the Editorial Board review feature/research articles submitted to the journal, considering the appropriateness of the article for AACRAO’s membership, the usefulness of the information, the nature and logic of the research methodology, clarity, and the style of presentation. Typically, two or three reviewers are assigned to each article. Continue reading
AACRAO’s College & University and SEM Quarterly Journals are seeking manuscript submissions for 2017.
SEM Quarterly, published by AACRAO and Wiley Periodicals, addresses the emerging dynamics of strategic enrollment management, including: executive-level leadership, leading strategies, internationalization, research, academic orientation and current trends. Continue reading
There are now over 50 AACRAO research reports available as a resource to all members on the AACRAO research page. Thanks to the ongoing member participation in our surveys, the reports cover a plethora of practice and staffing topics such as: Continue reading
by Susan Gottheil, Vice-Provost (Students), University of Manitoba, and Senior AACRAO Consultant
Dr. Vincent Tinto’s seminal book “Leaving College: Rethinking the Causes and Cures of Student Attrition” (1987, 1993) has influenced generations of higher education students and, importantly, shaped the evolution of the Strategic Enrollment Management framework in the United States and Canada. Continue reading
How can student records most accurately reflect student learning?–That’s the question driving the pilot Comprehensive Student Records (CSR) project funded by a grant from Lumina Foundation and spearheaded by AACRAO and NASPA: Student Affairs Professionals in Higher Education. Continue reading
There are 8,350 homeless men, women and children in our nation’s capital. Nearly one in five DC residents live at or below the poverty line.
This holiday season, AACRAO’s staff and Board of Directors are contributing to the DC-based organization SOME (So Others Might Eat). Founded in 1970, SOME is an interfaith, community-based organization that exists to help the poor and homeless of our nation’s capital. Continue reading
Participants in the Comprehensive Student Records (CSR) Project came together Nov. 28 and 29 in Indianapolis to showcase innovative approaches to expanding the student transcript. The CSR project is focused on developing comprehensive student records that document evidence of student learning and achievement beyond traditional transcripts. Continue reading
Dr. Rodney Parks, University Registrar and Assistant to the Provost, at Elon University in Elon, North Carolina, and Dr. Connie Book, Provost and Dean of the College at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina, co-authored an article in AACRAO’s September 2016 College & University Journal. Continue reading
by Alicia Moore, AACRAO Consultant and Dean of Student and Enrollment Services for Central Oregon Community College
Long gone are the days in which students pursue college immediately after high school graduation and complete their higher education career all within the confines of one institution. Continue reading