Application Deadline: February 23, 2018


The AACRAO Board of Directors have identified student success as fundamental to its strategic plan. The Board developed a purpose statement and goals to guide efforts and programming in support of the membership. 

AACRAO will:

  • Empower members to participate fully in the definition of student success at the institutional, state and national level;
  • Enable the use of data and technology to reframe the conversation about student success, demonstrate success, and as a catalyst for action;
  • Foster the application of strategic enrollment management principles centered in student success; and
  • Cultivate a culture of curiosity to foster research into student success and to differentiate AACRAO in the arena of student success.



The AACRAO Student Success Workgroup will identify needs of the membership in the areas of professional development, resources, and technology related to improving student success.  


Tim Amyx, Volunteer State Community College

Vice Chair:
Bianca Thompson-Owen, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Board Liaison:
Tammy Aagard, Vice President, Admissions and Enrollment Management

Timeline & Commitment

Start date: February 2018
End date: June 15, 2018 (estimated)
Provide a report for the June 2019 Leadership Meeting

Indicators of Success & Outcomes

  1. Develop working definitions for student success within the context of AACRAO and its scope of influence.
  2. Develop recommendations for professional development opportunities to educate members in the area of student success using the framework of the professional core competencies;
  3. Identify resources within the AACRAO organization to assist members in identifying trends in student success.


Application Deadline: February 23, 2018
I have reviewed the Board Charge and am ready to apply.