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Heisserer, Nick; Maestas, Stacy; McClure, Jennifer; McDowell, Steven; Taylor, Kristen – College and University, 2020
The American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers' (AACRAO's) Strategic Enrollment Management Endorsement Program, or SEM-EP, is a well-defined, self-paced professional development program and career advancement track for in-service enrollment service professionals. Designed to promote industry competency and readiness, the…
Descriptors: Enrollment Management, Registrars (School), Professional Development, Educational Benefits
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Kilgore, Wendy – College and University, 2020
2019 was a bit different from previous years for the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) Research. Since they had six larger-scale research projects (of which several were calendared over the summer months), they did not want to overly burden their members with surveys. This resulted in four 60-Second…
Descriptors: Registrars (School), Admissions Officers, Institutional Characteristics, College Admission
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Paris, Joseph H. – College and University, 2020
Responsibility Center Management (RCM) budget models are designed to create financial incentives that encourage expense reduction and revenue generation. This article--a primer on RCM--equips enrollment management leaders and other higher education professionals with the knowledge required to support the attainment of enrollment headcount and net…
Descriptors: Enrollment Management, Higher Education, Budgeting, Incentives
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Levine, Jeffrey P. – College and University, 2019
As a na├»ve young manager at a 30,000-student college, Jeffrey Levine vowed that if he ever participated on university cross-departmental teams building on a strong foundation from both student affairs and enrollment management (EM), he would never miss an opportunity to engage key faculty, senior leadership, and academic affairs leadership. Levine…
Descriptors: Enrollment Management, Program Implementation, College Students, Organizational Communication
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Parks, Rodney; Taylor, Alexander – College and University, 2019
Registrars and other university offices are integral to students' full life cycle, from prospective students to alumni. In this more encompassing definition of enrollment management, registrars perform a number of duties that overlap with the objectives of enrollment management. This perspective paper analyzes the changes in the historic…
Descriptors: Role, Registrars (School), Enrollment Management, College Students
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Cramer, Sharon F.; Cooke, Connie F. – College and University, 2019
This is a conversation with Connie F. Cooke, Director, Financial Aid, State University of New York (SUNY) Buffalo State and Sharon F. Cramer, SUNY Distinguished Service Professor, Emerita, SUNY Buffalo State. They started working together twenty years ago when they began to implement a new student information system for the university. The SABRE…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Information Systems, Program Implementation, Enrollment Management
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Aagard, Tammy; Dodd, Shelley – College and University, 2019
Years ago, we learned of a higher education institution with a wonderful reputation for excellence that had incredible silos and disparate processes that were not student friendly. These processes included requiring students to reapply and have their transfer credit reevaluated if they wanted to change majors that were in different colleges at the…
Descriptors: College Students, Barriers, School Policy, Time to Degree
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Horn, Catherine L.; Marin, Patricia – College and University, 2017
To help admissions professionals achieve their diversity objectives, a strategy should be adopted that encourages universities to be more broadly self-reflective across a range of interrelated admissions policies and practices. Educational scrutiny is a data-analytic framework for campus-based understanding of the extent to which internal policies…
Descriptors: Alignment (Education), Organizational Objectives, Educational Practices, Student Diversity
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Bourke, Brian – College and University, 2016
Institutions of higher learning are regularly identified in scholarship and conversation by their racial composition, which generally reflects a distinction between predominantly white institutions (PWIs), and minority-serving institutions (MSIs). While PWI is not an official designation for any institution in the United Stated, six categories of…
Descriptors: Racial Factors, Whites, Institutional Characteristics, Classification
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Bouse, Jim – College and University, 2016
Relationships are key to the success of everything higher education hopes to accomplish, from recruiting the next class to retaining them, guiding them to graduation, creating successful alumni, and fostering satisfied donors. Creation of those relationships can be engaged and facilitated by the technology, communications tools, and ideas…
Descriptors: Enrollment Management, Strategic Planning, Public Relations, Mass Media Use
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McGhee, Kenneth – College and University, 2016
Student retention is an important part of a strategic enrollment management plan. Many scholars have written about the challenges of helping students not only enroll in college but also complete their degree programs. Among students pursuing a doctoral degree in higher education administration, student retention is a popular topic. Many doctoral…
Descriptors: Enrollment Management, Enrollment, Higher Education, School Holding Power
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Levin, Richard – College and University, 2016
All enrollment managers face some level of challenge related to decentralized decision making and operations. Policies and practices can vary considerably by academic area, creating administrative complexity, restricting the scope and speed of institutional initiatives, and limiting potential efficiencies. Central attempts to standardize or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Recruitment, Value Added Models
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Buster-Williams, Kimberley – College and University, 2016
Enrollment managers, like most managers, have goals that must be focused on with precision, excitement, and vigor. Enrollment managers must excel at enrollment planning. Typically, enrollment planning unites undergraduate and graduate recruitment plans, out-of-state recruitment plans, marketing plans, retention plans, international enrollment…
Descriptors: Enrollment Management, Enrollment Influences, Educational Practices, Admissions Officers
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Cramer, Sharon F. – College and University, 2012
As members of enrollment management units look ahead to the next few years, they anticipate many institution-wide challenges: (1) implementation of a new student information system; (2) major upgrade of an existing system; and (3) re-configuring an existing system to reflect changes in academic policies or to accommodate new federal or state…
Descriptors: Mentors, Enrollment Management, Information Systems, Leadership
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Adams, Amelia – College and University, 2009
This article focuses on the interaction between students and institutions as they move toward decisions related to college attendance. Enrollment managers will find this information useful as they work within their institution to develop and revise long-term recruiting strategies that benefit both the institution and future students. Typically,…
Descriptors: College Choice, College Attendance, Enrollment Management, Interaction