Frustration and inertia can hamper even the brightest people. Otherwise academically capable students may struggle when faced with complex, unfamiliar processes such as applying to school, applying... Read More
by Michele Sandlin, Managing Consultant, AACRAO Consulting
Free Community College initiatives have been steadily gaining media attention in the U.S. since President Obama advocated for free commun... Read More
by Sue Eveland, Assistant VP for Enrollment Management and University Registrar, University of Oregon, and 2016 OrACRAO Planning Committee Chair
This year, for the first time in OrACRAO’s 28... Read More
Coming soon: #AACRAOctober at #EMchat !
(Why #EMchat is a great professional development tool, and how to use it.)
Here's the schedule:
October 6: #AACR... Read More
The Education Department on Thursday moved to shut down the nation’s largest accreditor of for-profit colleges, which had stood watch as failing institutions like Corinthian Co... Read More
Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear (D) scored a victory Thursday with the state supreme court ruling that Gov. Matt Bevin (R) lacks the authority to slash public univer... Read More
The percentage of students receiving federal Pell Grants has grown as incomes have fallen.
A new report from the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statisti... Read More
Two U.S. senators on Wednesday proposed legislation that would give selective colleges that enroll relatively few low-income students (the bottom 5 percent of all institutions) four ... Read More
The U.S. Senate on Monday approved legislation that would protect student veterans affected by accreditor shutdowns.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Expiring Authorities Act of 2016 (H.R.5... Read More
U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) on Wednesday unveiled a sweeping new bill that aims to increase college access and graduation rates by holding colleges and universities m... Read More
Negotiations over legislation to rewrite the Perkins Career and Technical Education Act hit a snag in the U.S. Senate this week.
Senate Republicans' draft version of the bill included&nbs... Read More
Late last week, a group of moderate House Democrats released a list of priorities for the Higher Education Act reauthorization, Politico Morning Education reported.
The New Democrat Coalition'... Read More
26th Annual Strategic Enrollment Management Conference
Admissions Counselor/Recruiter 101
Impacting Change for Student Success, September 22
The AACRAO International Guide: A Resource for International Education Professionals