Month: June 2014

TACRAO on Music Row – Session Proposals Now Being Accepted!

Below, you will find the Session Outline Proposal form for TACRAO on Music Row 2014 – The Rhythm and Roots of Higher Education.  This year’s conference will be held November 19-21 at the Vanderbilt Marriott in Nashville!  We look forward to a great slate of sessions for the week, and are asking you to utilize your areas of expertise, and those of your peers, in topics specifically related to Admissions Officers and Registrars. Forms are also now available online at The TACRAO Board of Directors looks forward to evaluating and considering each of your proposals.
Session submissions must be received by
September 15, 2014 for full consideration.
Just to get your minds in motion, please see the following list of suggested topic areas.  Remember, these are just broad suggestions, and we look forward to your creativity and input to make this a diverse, informative, and fun selection for attendees.
Admissions and Enrollment Trends, Electronic Records, Online Education, MOOCS, Student Access and Success, Professional Development,  Academic Scheduling, Office Ethics, International Admissions, Social Media, Transfer Student Articulation, Recruitment Strategies, Dual Enrollment, Career Development, Diversity, Technology, Student and Family Programs, Campus Events, Veterans Outreach Programs, Leadership and Management, Degree Completion, Compliance, Campus Visits, Adult/Transitional Programs, Undocumented Students, Office Morale, Affirmative Action, FERPA, and the list goes on and on.


TACRAO on Music Row

Details coming soon!




Summer Admissions Workshop – July 25th

TACRAO will be hosting its annual Summer Admissions Workshop this year on July 25, 2014 on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University.  This program is open to all admissions professionals, both seasoned and new staff.  There will be a focus this year on learning about the new Tennessee Promise and its impact across the state.  We have several wonderful speakers lined up so don’t miss out!
Please see the invite  link below for further information on the event.  Should you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to RIchard Spencer (  We look forward to having you and your staff attend this year’s program!

Purchase the 2014-15 TACRAO Calendar

It’s that time of year again to purchase the TACRAO Calendar for 2014-2015 College Fair Program year.  The cost for the TACRAO calendar is $135.   If you are a member of TACRAO, no fee is required to receive the calendar.  If you feel that your institution would be interested in becoming TACRAO members, please contact our Membership Chair, Renee Poteet at

If your institution is not interested in membership and would just like to purchase the TACRAO calendar, please find payment information below:

  • Please make checks payable to:  TACRAO  (At this time checks are the only way to purchase the calendar.)
  • TACRAO Tax ID# 621234449
  • Purchase orders do not constitute as payment.
  • Please submit the order form by email and mail your check to:

ATTN:  Kerry Hines
UT MARTIN Admissions
303 Shady Creek Lane
Nashville, TN 37211

  • A copy of your order form needs to be sent with your check to ensure payment is correctly noted.
  • The Order Form and W9 can be found by going to the Resources tab and selecting the Forms option.