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Wolk, Joseph – College and University, 2019
Transitioning to a new role can be challenging whether at one's current institution or at a new one. Often, the resources that are meant to help with the transition are written by those who have been in the field for many years and who are far removed from the excitement, trepidation, and, at times, uncertainty that may attend a new role. As a…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Universities, Daily Living Skills, Registrars (School)
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Henry, Philip – College and University, 2019
Phillip Henry is a semi-retired former U.K. Registrar and Secretary with almost 40 years' experience in higher education. He has been active in staff development in the United Kingdom (Association of University Administrators, Academic Registrars Council, and Association of Heads of University Administration), in the United States (AACRAO and a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrator Attitudes, Educational Experience, College Students
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Taylor, Alexander; Parks, Rodney; Edwards, Ashley – College and University, 2016
In recent years, veterans have enrolled at higher education institutions in vastly increasingly numbers to utilize their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits. In response to this influx, universities have established a variety of resources and support systems designed to serve the needs of student veterans. There has also been heightened attention toward…
Descriptors: Veterans Education, Higher Education, Postsecondary Education, Access to Education
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Waters, Marlo J.; Hightower, Len – College and University, 2016
This qualitative study used interviews to explore perceptions of the management and leadership role of the higher education registrar and the skills needed to fulfill that role. The findings reveal a variety of factors that were considered to impact the registrars role as a campus leader. There findings can help registrars find ways to maximize…
Descriptors: Administration, Administrator Role, Administrator Behavior, Leadership Role
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Gansemer-Topf, Ann M.; Von Haden, Kasie; Peggar, Elyse – College and University, 2015
The admissions counselor position is a common entry-level professional position in higher education. However, little is known about the competencies needed to be successful in this position. Through interviews with entry-level admissions counselors, this study sought to better understand these competencies and their alignment with the recently…
Descriptors: Admissions Officers, Admissions Counseling, Higher Education, Competence
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Barnes, Bradley; Bourke, Brian – College and University, 2015
The authors advance the concept that institutional culture is a purposeful framework by which to view SEM's utility, particularly as a cultural change agent. Through the connection of seemingly independent functions of performance and behavior, implications emerge that deepen the understanding of the influence of culture on performance outcomes…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Organizational Culture, Enrollment Management, Enrollment Influences
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von Munkwitz-Smith, Jeffrey – College and University, 2015
This issue of "College and University" marks a transition in the Editor-in-Chief Position, with the interview of Louise Lonabocker, who has served in this capacity for the past ten years. She has also served as President of AACRAO, and in both positions, Lonabocker has been a role model for many AACRAO leaders. Lonabocker describes the…
Descriptors: Interviews, College Faculty, Administrator Attitudes, Editing
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Hall, Zachary M. – College and University, 2008
Change, competition, and its consequences are particularly salient for California's community colleges. At its peak in 2002, California's community college system educated more than 2.5 million students annually. Nevertheless, California's community colleges receive the smallest proportion of the state education budget while enrolling nearly three…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Community Colleges, Budgets, Marketing