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Membership Committee Number of positions available: 1 The position is a three-year commitment. The membership committee supports the work of the membership chairs.  Audit Committee Number of positions available: 3 Each position is a three-year commitment. The audit committee is responsible for auditing the association's accounts at the annual meeting.  Local Arrangements Committee Member Number … Continue reading Volunteer for UMACRAO!

2019/20 Membership Renewal Available June 17

Greetings from your UMACRAO membership committee co-chairs! During the 2018 annual UMACRAO conference it was identified that there is a desire to expand the professional network, training, and conference sessions to include more admissions professionals. We have been working hard to identify contacts at member institutions and will provide outreach during the membership registration process. … Continue reading 2019/20 Membership Renewal Available June 17

AACRAO develops “…a team to assess how the credentials that refugees share through the Backpack could be accepted by universities around the world.”

"The Article 26 Backpack is a new humanitarian tool that displaced people are using to securely store and share documents, such as transcripts and resumes, with universities, scholarship agencies and employers. Nearly 600 people have created virtual backpacks since the project launched in Lebanon this spring." Read the full article at https://www.washingtonpost.com/brand-studio/wp/2018/11/05/feature/refugees-reclaim-a-human-right-with-technology/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.700f661e9e21

OPINION: These big universities put rivalries aside to raise graduation rates for low-income students

" Today, the 11 institutions — Arizona State, Georgia State, Iowa State, the University of Kansas, Michigan State, Ohio State, Oregon State, Purdue, the University of California at Riverside, the University of Central Florida and the University of Texas at Austin — have increased degrees awarded to low-income students by 29 percent, and they are … Continue reading OPINION: These big universities put rivalries aside to raise graduation rates for low-income students

The People You Need to Create the Ultimate Content Brainstorming Team

Sometimes, the great ideas just flow. Other times, you really have to work for them. When it’s your job to have ideas for new content often, the struggle that happens when the ideas aren’t flowing becomes more than just frustrating…it’s paralyzing. You can’t control when your muse comes to visit but you can control the … Continue reading The People You Need to Create the Ultimate Content Brainstorming Team

AACRAO Election Results

Congratulations to Sarah Harris for her election to the 2019-2020 Nominations & Elections Committee! Thank you, Sarah, for continuing to represent UMACRAO at the national level! Category: Nominations and Elections Committee AACRAO is built on volunteerism and our voices are important building blocks. When speaking with AACRAO leadership, they instill a value of belonging to each and … Continue reading AACRAO Election Results