AACRAO 102nd Annual Meeting (Phoenix)

Mar
20

Date: Sunday, Mar 20, 2016 - Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016

Time: (All day)

Phoenix Convention Center
Phoenix, Arizona

Add to Calendarhttp://higheredresearch.net/events/25803-19-2016 13:00:0003-22-2016 13:00:0035AACRAO 102nd Annual Meeting (Phoenix) Over the past century, AACRAO has positioned itself as a leading authority student admissions, academic records, international education, and enrollment management. Many things have changed since the association was founded in 1910, but we remain committed to serving and advancing higher education by providing exceptional leadership in academic and enrollment services.  This dedication is reflected in the efforts of the AACRAO Program Committee, which has worked diligently to offer you a comprehensive program of sessions and workshops. The Annual Meeting brings you knowledgeable speakers, delivers session content relevant to the issues you face on campus, and offers an excellent venue for networking. We hope you will join us in Phoenix, March 20-23, 2016. 2016 Call for Proposals is OpenDeadline: June 14, 2015 The AACRAO Program Committee is now accepting session proposals for the 2016 Annual Meeting in Phoenix. The AACRAO Annual Meeting is an excellent opportunity for you to share best practices from your campus with others in the profession. We invite you to submit a workshop, roundtable topic, or session proposal that illustrates innovative or practical steps you have taken on your campus to improve higher education. View suggested topics and guidelines and submit your proposal online.   Suggested Topics:  (Additional Topic Suggestions Broken Down by Interest Area Are Available Here) MOOCs/Online learning Serving distinct and/or non-traditional populations (ie, veterans, LGBT students, native populations, students with disabilities) Financial aid – what staff and faculty need to know Immigration Issues State of the economy and the impact on higher education Big data Student transfer trends and transfer between similar institutions Identifying and working with at-risk students Access and affordability Professional development,  sustainability, and core values New media strategies Classroom scheduling and optimization Regulatory issues: accountability, disclosure, compliance Planning, assessment, benchmarking/performance measures Institution-wide enrollment management New international trends Transforming data into information Building relationships with and managing expectations of students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents, etc. Relationships with state, federal, and accrediting agencies Retaining and graduating students Business processes and design/redesign Guidelines for Session Submission: As AACRAO’s Annual Meeting represents many facets of multiple professions, the following guidelines are offered to ensure presentations are of the highest quality and are applicable to a broad audience: generalized presents multiple viewpoints multiple institutions represented different institution types represented draws from theory grounded in research relevant (hot topics list) practical applications to the profession reports, tools, documents (with institution disguised if necessary) provided to assist in broad use assessment data or trend data included as appropriate. Phoenix Convention Center Phoenix, Arizona trueMM/DD/YYYY

Over the past century, AACRAO has positioned itself as a leading authority student admissions, academic records, international education, and enrollment management. Many things have changed since the association was founded in 1910, but we remain committed to serving and advancing higher education by providing exceptional leadership in academic and enrollment services. 

This dedication is reflected in the efforts of the AACRAO Program Committee, which has worked diligently to offer you a comprehensive program of sessions and workshops. The Annual Meeting brings you knowledgeable speakers, delivers session content relevant to the issues you face on campus, and offers an excellent venue for networking. We hope you will join us in Phoenix, March 20-23, 2016.

2016 Call for Proposals is Open
Deadline: June 14, 2015

The AACRAO Program Committee is now accepting session proposals for the 2016 Annual Meeting in Phoenix. The AACRAO Annual Meeting is an excellent opportunity for you to share best practices from your campus with others in the profession. We invite you to submit a workshop, roundtable topic, or session proposal that illustrates innovative or practical steps you have taken on your campus to improve higher education. View suggested topics and guidelines and submit your proposal online.  

Suggested Topics: 
(Additional Topic Suggestions Broken Down by Interest Area Are Available
 Here)

  • MOOCs/Online learning
  • Serving distinct and/or non-traditional populations (ie, veterans, LGBT students, native populations, students with disabilities)
  • Financial aid – what staff and faculty need to know
  • Immigration Issues
  • State of the economy and the impact on higher education
  • Big data
  • Student transfer trends and transfer between similar institutions
  • Identifying and working with at-risk students
  • Access and affordability
  • Professional development,  sustainability, and core values
  • New media strategies
  • Classroom scheduling and optimization
  • Regulatory issues: accountability, disclosure, compliance
  • Planning, assessment, benchmarking/performance measures
  • Institution-wide enrollment management
  • New international trends
  • Transforming data into information
  • Building relationships with and managing expectations of students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents, etc.
  • Relationships with state, federal, and accrediting agencies
  • Retaining and graduating students
  • Business processes and design/redesign


Guidelines for Session Submission:

As AACRAO’s Annual Meeting represents many facets of multiple professions, the following guidelines are offered to ensure presentations are of the highest quality and are applicable to a broad audience:

  • generalized
  • presents multiple viewpoints
  • multiple institutions represented
  • different institution types represented
  • draws from theory
  • grounded in research
  • relevant (hot topics list)
  • practical applications to the profession
  • reports, tools, documents (with institution disguised if necessary) provided to assist in broad use
  • assessment data or trend data included as appropriate.