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AACRAO asks business leaders: What are you looking for in a college grad?

 AACRAO asks business leaders: What are you looking for in a college grad?

The news is full of stories of businesses struggling to fill positions because they can’t find enough qualified graduates.  According to some business leaders, transcripts don’t give them the information they need to screen applicants. In addition, CEOs say, new employees arrive with college degrees but without the skills they need to succeed and must receive on-the-job training.

SUNY Board Calls for Expanded Applied Learning Opportunities for Students

SUNY Board Calls for Expanded Applied Learning Opportunities for Students

The State University of New York Board of Trustees, in accordance with the 2015-16 New York State Budget, today adopted a resolution calling for SUNY to collaboratively develop a plan to ensure that all students enrolled in an academic program have access to an applied or experiential learning opportunity, such as co-operative education, internships, service learning, research, community service, study abroad, and clinical placements.

Final Rules Released for Clery Act Changes

Final Rules Released for Clery Act Changes

The Obama Administration announced publication of the final rules implementing changes made to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) by the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA)

Important Updates to NSLDS Enrollment Reporting Requirements

Important Updates to NSLDS Enrollment Reporting Requirements

The Department of Education has just released updated guidance on enrollment reporting in the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) via a new Dear Colleague Letter: GEN-14-17.

AACRAO: Lawmakers Introduce Data Privacy Changes to FERPA

AACRAO: Lawmakers Introduce Data Privacy Changes to FERPA

Amid growing concerns about the security of student data, Senators Ed Markey (D-MA) and Orrin Hatch (R-UT) introduced a bill on Wednesday that would update the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

SUNYRA Fall Conference and SICAS Summit

SUNYRA Fall Conference and SICAS Summit

Fall 2014 Conference

We are pleased to announce that SUNYRA and The SICAS Center will be joining forces this Fall and holding our conferences back to back! This will be the 40th anniversary of SUNYRA, and we will be heading back to the wonderful Crowne Plaza hotel in beautiful Lake Placid.

SUNYRA will be held October 7th, 8th, and 9th, the SICAS Summit will pick up October 9th in the afternoon, and go through October 10th.

New FERPA Guidance from The Department of Education

New FERPA Guidance from The Department of Education

The U.S. Department of Education's Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) released new guidance today to help school systems and educators interpret and understand the major laws and best practices protecting student privacy while using online educational services.