Community College Issues
AACRAO's Retention of Records: Guide for Retention and Disposal of Student Records (Table of Contents and Introduction)
$55 Members/$77 Non-Members; Shelby Stanfield; 2010; Item #0126
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The 2010 Retention of Records Guide provides standards in student records management, and is designed to help you craft an effective institutional retention policy in compliance with Federal and State law. It places greater emphasis on electronic records and expands recommendations regarding the security of those records. It also expands its recommendations for record retention schedules and for the first time offers differentiated retention periods for community and technical colleges alongside four-year schools. Contact information for state records management agencies has been included, as well as a case study to help you develop a retention and disposal policy for academic department offices.
Applying SEM at the Community College (Table of Contents and Introduction)
$60 Members/$80 Non-Members; Bob Bontrager and Bruce Clemetsen; 2009; Item #0124
Community colleges are increasingly utilizing Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) to meet the enrollment and financial challenges brought on by the recent economic downturn. Applying SEM at the Community College identifies the vital and unique enrollment issues confronting two-year colleges and suggests effective strategies for resolving them. This 204-page resource helps administrators set enrollment goals for their diverse student populations, redefine and improve student academic success, and achieve institutional success through financial planning. It also proposes methods for gathering and using data to inform strategies, for strengthening marketing plans, and for fostering interdepartmental collaboration.
SEM and Institutional Success: Integrating Enrollment, Finance and Student Access (Table of Contents and Introduction)
$50 Members/$70 Non-Members; Bob Bontrager; 2008; Item #0122
As colleges and universities face increasingly challenging financial environments, demographic shifts, competitive forces, and public policy decisions, campus leaders must proactively adopt new approaches for addressing these concerns. SEM and Institutional Success provides a detailed analysis of these issues and offers a strategic enrollment management framework for improving enrollment and educational outcomes. Edited by Bob Bontrager, with chapter contributions by Gil Brown and Don Hossler, this publication proposes an innovative student-centric SEM planning model aimed at helping institutions improve enrollment and financial outcomes while at the same time advancing student access and success.
The College Admissions Officer's Guide (Table of Contents and Introduction)
$95 Members/$130 Non-Members; Barbara Lauren, Ph.D., J.D.; 2008; Item #0120
The College Admissions Officer's Guide is AACRAO's first comprehensive guide to the admissions officer's profession in a decade. Its 44 chapters, written by 56 authors and edited by Barbara Lauren, Ph.D., J.D., AACRAO, address a variety of responsibilities, ranging from recruitment and holistic admissions to admissions processing and predicting yield; from using technology in recruitment communications to making use of faculty in recruitment; from creating a career ladder and motivating staff to advice on engaging the greater college community. Admissions officers at all levels and in various settings, including small colleges, community colleges, graduate schools, and law, medical, and nursing schools, will benefit from this resource.
Community Colleges and Student Information Systems Implementation: A Survey on the Registrar's Role (Table of Contents and Introduction)
$35 $21 Members/$50 $30 Non-Members; Sandra Lepley; 2006; Item #0114
Colleges considering a new system implementation should view the statistics on how different strategies can affect the job of the registrar. Drawing conclusions from a national survey of community and technical college registrars,Community Colleges and Student Information Systems Implementation explores differences in job duties and responsibilities as well as role conflict and ambiguity related to different implementation strategies. The author, Sandra Lepley of University of Central Florida examines in-house, outsourced and consortia implementation strategies, and their relation to college demographic characteristics. She offers suggestions for professional development.
The Registrar's Guide: Evolving Best Practices in Records and Registration (Table of Contents and Introduction)
$95 Members/$130 Non-Members; Barbara Lauren; 2006; Item #0110
The Registrar's Guide: Evolving Best Practices in Records and Registration is the first comprehensive guide to the registrar's profession to be published in 27 years. Its 35 chapters address a variety of responsibilities, ranging from registration and academic scheduling to detecting credentials fraud and implementing student information systems; preparing for commencement and preparing for accreditation; project management and "Budgeting for Registrars." Other chapters address the work of the registrar in various settings, including small colleges, community colleges, graduate schools, and law, medical and theology schools. The book also contains overviews of FERPA, the Solomon Amendment, and an Appendix of Information Sources on additional compliance matters.