Registrars in Jesuit Institutions (CORe)

Chair: Michael Rachal
Loyola University New Orleans
Phone: (504) 865-2486
Vice Chair: Robert Bromfield
University of San Francisco

Phone: (415) 422-2786
Next Conference
Location: TBA, Phoenix, AZ
Date: March 19, 2016

The purpose of the Conference of Registrars in Jesuit Institutions (CORe) shall be to promote the advancement of education, particularly Jesuit higher education, and to contribute effectively to the accomplishment of the purpose and objectives of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. (Taken from the CORe Constitution, which can be found here.)

The Conference of Registrars in Jesuit Institutions (CORe) was established c. 1980 to promote best practices within the registrar’s profession and especially within the realm of Jesuit higher education. CORe members attend annual conferences that coincide with annual AACRAO meetings (American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers).

CORe members engage in an active, often daily, exchange of ideas via a shared listserv, immediately responding to each other’s questions and concerns regarding such diverse matters as the current interpretations of the Department of Education’s policies on distance learning and gainful employment; of the best technologies to support the paperless office; and, electronic transcripts.

Quote of the week

“As a product of Catholic schools, continuing my education at a Jesuit institution was a logical part of my journey. The emphasis on using your talents and skills to improve the lives and conditions of others, rather than focusing on personal enrichment, resonated deeply with me. I truly believe that living my life in service of others - both personally and professionally - has allowed me to thrive in unimaginable ways.”
Major General Marcia Anderson, Creighton University '79

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