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We are pleased to announce the release of the 2014-2015 State of CRM in Higher Education Report. This report is the result of a joint survey by AACRAO and Hobsons.  The infographic ... Read More

When SEM & HR collaborate, magic happens

Posted on October 29 2014

When Denise Johnson-Jennings and Mark Volpatti, of Indiana University-Purdue University-Columbus, saw downtown Los Angeles preparing for a half-marathon a day before their presentation at AACRAO&rs... Read More

Anya Kamenetz delivers opening keynote

Posted on October 28 2014

Anya Kamenetz, NPR's lead education writer and expert on technology and learning, delivered the opening keynote address Sunday, October 26 to kick off  AACRAO’s 24th Annual... Read More

More than 40 cabinet-level higher education administrators convened in Los Angeles for AACRAO’s 9th Annual Executive Symposium, sponsored by Hobsons. Held in conjunction with AACRAO’s 2... Read More

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The Long View

Posted on October 31 2014

Critics of for-profit colleges were disappointed by the final "gainful employment" regulations. They said the Obama administration caved to industry pressure and put out a&... Read More

The U.S. Department of Education released the full text of its final gainful employment rule on Thursday morning, and it's a big one, weighing in at 945 pages. But sheer volume h... Read More

A Billion Dollar Problem

Posted on October 31 2014

Bloomberg Philanthropies announced this week a new effort to help talented low- and middle-income students enroll in and graduate from top-tier colleges and universities. While every inte... Read More

A push for legislation, in Congress and in statehouses, could increase government scrutiny of study abroad and expand the health and safety information colleges must report about courses overseas. ... Read More

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After years of debate, revision, and litigation, the Obama administration today will release the final version of its long-awaited gainful employment rule. The controversial regulation seeks to cut... Read More

Three New York State institutions have agreed to drop certain criminal record questions from their admissions applications, reported The New York Times. Advocacy groups, noting the racial imbalanc... Read More

The Wisconsin Department of Justice filed a lawsuit this week against Corinthian Colleges Inc. over allegations that the for-profit chain engaged in "unfair, false, misleading and deceptive tr... Read More

A trio of democratic senators sent a letter to the U.S. Education Department last week, arguing for better safety information for college students planning to study abroad, The Chronicle of Higher ... Read More

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C&U Volume 89, Number 4(.pdf)

Posted on October 16 2014

Providing Affordable Access to Higher Education through Year-Round Operation: A Case Study in Public Higher Education John Buttermore, Elliott Baker, and David Culp   Transfer Credit Evalua... Read More

Under a recent initiative, the University of Hawaii at Manoa used a mixed methods approach to identify current institutional peers. Researchers classified a peer and aspirant group that considered ... Read More

Institutions can use cross-cultural theories, organizational maturity models, and business planning frames to analyze their culture and structures. As this author notes, recognizing the intricacies... Read More

A small, public liberal arts school framed student success to drive change and develop a new SEM plan. Their approach, highlighted in this article, demonstrates how a shift in thinking can impact t... Read More

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