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A national study of Canadian registrarial reporting relationships
This report examines and reflects on the changing role of registrars in Canadian post-secondary institutions. It highlights how registrars are exercising their duties in an increasingly virtual world where institutional boundaries are becoming less rigid and new approaches are becoming the norm. With different course delivery models, online course and program offerings, new forms of inter-institutional collaboration, cross-boundary sharing of data, targeted access programs, increasingly mobile students, and more, the study reflects on the importance of culture and what that means for the new registrar.

A national study of academic calendaring practices
This white paper provides a summary of the research findings for an ARUCC Academic Calendar Study conducted in the spring of 2011. The focus of the report is to provide an initial overview of sessional date scheduling practices in use at postsecondary institutions across Canada. The objectives of the report include identifying benchmark practices to assist registrarial and academic professionals with developing institutional level policies and practices, recommending areas for future research, and identifying initial emerging trends.

A national study of Canadian post-secondary nomenclature
This white paper and research project sought to identify the current transcript and transfer credit terminology practices in use across Canada within postsecondary institutions and by associated organizations; highlight gaps and opportunities; provide a beginning understanding of the emergent thinking surrounding transcript and transfer credit terminology standards; and identify promising practices in various jurisdictions (with a particular focus on Europe, the United Kingdom, United States and Australia).

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