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Tate, Joe – College and University, 2019
The efficacy of academic policies intended to promote student and institutional success is a function of the effort invested to evaluate their merit and feasibility. Policy owners are not ignorant of such implications when proposing changes, but being so closely connected with a policy tends to diminish objectivity. Thankfully, the typically…
Descriptors: Registrars (School), College Administration, School Policy, Compliance (Legal)
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Kilgore, Wendy – College and University, 2017
In this article, author Wendy Kilgore reports that 2016 was a productive year for AACRAO Research thanks to the active and ongoing participation of the members. Eleven research projects were completed in 2016 including 60-Second surveys and three comprehensive projects. The intent of the 60-Second surveys remains the same since its inception. They…
Descriptors: Research Projects, Surveys, Benchmarking, Educational Research
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McClure, Jennifer L. – College and University, 2017
In 2015, Elgin Community College's Student Success Infrastructure used the book "Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change" (2013) by Joseph Grenny, Kerry Patterson, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler to help frame conversations about improving student success. One of the book's main concepts is using data to identify and…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Community Colleges, Success, Regression (Statistics)
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Coffmann, Lotus Delta – College and University, 2016
Lotus D. Coffman became the fifth president of the University of Minnesota in 1920 and served in that role until 1938. Two new colleges were established under his tenure: General College offering two-year degrees and University College, intended for students whose academic needs were not being met by other existing colleges. This article provides…
Descriptors: Registrars (School), Educational History, Administrator Responsibility, Enrollment Trends
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Smith, Shawn C. – College and University, 2012
The origins of the registrar's office are complex. According to common tradition, the registrar was, or evolved from, the office of the beadle (sometimes referred to as "bedel") in the medieval university. This tradition is incorrect; the story is more complex. The beadle sometimes performed functions similar to those performed by the…
Descriptors: Universities, Academic Records, Registrars (School), Higher Education
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West, Kim – College and University, 2008
This article presents an interview with Joe F. Head, Dean of University Admissions and Enrollment Services at Kennesaw State University (KSU) in Georgia, who has more than 35 years of experience in admissions and enrollment services. After completing an M.Ed. in higher education at Georgia Southern University, Head immediately landed a position as…
Descriptors: Enrollment Management, Admissions Counseling, School Registration, Interviews
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Runnals, Angela – College and University, 2006
Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia (BC), celebrated its fortieth anniversary in 2005. A relatively new university, it has nevertheless seen tremendous changes over the past four decades. As admissions officers, registrars and other student services professionals know, the rate of change is continuing to increase dramatically.…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Universities, College Admission
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Wang, Lih-Ching Chen – College and University, 2002
Discusses the problems and successes encountered in implementing a Web-based registration and administration system for credit-by-examination in a required graduate course, detailing the ways in which this system improves upon its paper-based predecessor. (EV)
Descriptors: College Credits, Higher Education, School Registration, Testing
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Anderson, Linda M.; Papinchak, John R. – College and University, 2001
In an effort to improve student services and increase student satisfaction, Carnegie Mellon University embarked on a mission to re-engineer its enrollment process. Discusses the steps involved and the lessons learned over the course of this transformation. (EV)
Descriptors: College Attendance, Program Descriptions, Program Improvement, School Registration
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Bucci, Frank A. – College and University, 1971
Descriptors: Administrator Evaluation, Admission (School), Admissions Officers, Fringe Benefits
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College and University, 1980
Proceedings of the 66th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers which relate to office management are summarized, including: calendars, commencement procedures, publications, records, registration, reports, scheduling, staffing, testing, transcripts, and certificates. Names and institutions of…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Admissions Officers, College Admission, Commencement Ceremonies
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College and University, 1981
Proceedings of the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers which relate to computer assisted operations, registration, records, and schedules are summarized. Names and institutions of conference participants are included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Admissions Officers, College Admission, Computers, Conferences
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College and University, 1981
Proceedings of the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers which relate to nontraditional programs, including programs for special categories of students, are summarized. Names and institutions of conference participants are included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Affirmative Action, Armed Forces, Articulation (Education)
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College and University, 1981
Proceedings of the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers which relate to office management and organization and procedures in the office are summarized. Names and institutions of conference participants are included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Admissions Officers, College Administration, Commencement Ceremonies, Conferences
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Thomas, James E. – College and University, 1983
A survey of the duties, organization, and staffing of offices of admissions and records is reported. Periodic evaluation of each office should be made to determine where changes would provide better service and more efficient use of resources available. (MLW)
Descriptors: Admissions Officers, College Administration, College Admission, Higher Education
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