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ERIC Number: ED181808
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Pages: 481
Abstractor: N/A
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Admissions, Academic Records, and Registrar Services. A Handbook of Policies and Procedures.
Quann, C. James; And Others
The first comprehensive guide to the functions and responsibilities of registrars, admissions officers, and academic records personnel is presented. A chapter by C. James Quann examines the origins and growth of the profession as well as modern organizational patterns and provides job and functional descriptions for the director of admissions and the registrar. E. Eugene Oliver considers: philosophy, goals, and objectives of admissions; admission policies; admission requirements; and laws, regulations, and legal issues. Another chapter by Oliver covers student contact and recruitment, admissions procedures, office organization and staffing, financial aid, and internal institutional relations. Other chapters are as follows: "Administering the Office of Academic Records and Registrar," by C. James Quann; "Building the Master Schedule," by James Flinn Blakesley; "Conducting Registration and Preparing the Catalog," and "Organizing and Maintaining Academic Records," by C. James Quann; "Creating and Using Information Systems" and "Using New Tools and Techniques in Systems Development," by William C. Price; "Planning the Academic Calendar," by Loyd C. Oleson; "Undertaking Institutional Research," by Hans Wagner; "Preparing for Commencement," by Margaret Ruthven Perry; and "History and Responsibilities of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO)," by J. Douglas Conner. Appendices reproduce basic policy statements of AACRAO and other organizations for use by all professionals in the field. Suggestions for further reading and study on each topic are included. (SW)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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