• 2015 Tech Transfer Call

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  • AACRAO 2015 ANNUAL MEETING

Across the nation, a growing number of states launched '15 to Finish' campaigns to encourage on-time graduation in their two- and four-year institutions. Although studies show a consis... Read More

Convert leads with personalized outreach

Posted on January 27 2015

Students have many options available when choosing to pursue a degree in higher education. In a highly competitive environment, students depend on colleges and universities to facilitate the decisi... Read More

Ask the FERPA Professor

Posted on January 27 2015

Earlier this month, students at Stanford University ramped up requests for access to their education records with the apparent goal of determining what factors the admissions office used to accept ... Read More

Oh, the places you’ll go with AACRAO!

Posted on January 27 2015

How do you decide whether to attend a meeting? Top considerations may be factors such as stimulating program content, interesting presenters/attendees and exciting meeting location. AACRAO'... Read More

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Counting Students Equally?

Posted on January 30 2015

A core premise of the Obama administration’s college ratings plan -- and one that makes it controversial -- is that colleges and universities need to be held more accountable for student outc... Read More

Federal regulators are keeping up the pressure on banks to do more to help struggling student-loan borrowers. A year ago, Richard Cordray, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and... Read More

Time and Money

Posted on January 30 2015

It may make sense to move beyond the Carnegie unit, but where should we go? This is the question at the heart of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching’s new report, The... Read More

Sticking With Credit Hour

Posted on January 29 2015

The credit hour is an inadequate unit for measuring student learning. Yet no better replacement for higher education's gold standard has emerged, and getting rid of it right now would be risky.... Read More

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Undocumented college students experience a higher level of anxiety than the population at large, according to a report released on Monday by the Institute for Immigration, Globalization and Educati... Read More

A new national poll – released last week by Chegg, a company that offers textbook rentals and other services to students – surveyed over 900 college and 400 high school students to gaug... Read More

President Obama dropped a proposal this week to cut the tax benefits of 529 college savings plans, reports The Washington Post. White House officials said political pressure against the president&... Read More

A report by the American Enterprise Institute finds that a growing number of colleges and universities are offering, or planning to offer, credits for "direct demonstrations of learning,"... Read More

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