Responsibilities of Director of Graduate Admissions
Summary of the Law:
Regulates the keeping and dissemination of student records at all institutions that receive federal funds or who have students receiving federal funds. Procedures must be in place to allow a student access to student records. Consent must be obtained to release student records to a third party, with certain exceptions contained in the law.
The Director of Graduate Admissions oversees FERPA compliance for all student education records under her purview, as well as for applicant records covered by FERPA.
Effective August 14, 2008, as part of the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, schools are required to readmit students who left in order to join the military. See the NAICU HEA Quick Guide for statutory language and other resources.
Required Action: The Dean of Admissions has the responsibility to coordinate implementation of this new requirement with individual Schools at the University and to suggest any system implementations that need to be in place. The Director of Graduate Admissions needs to work with the Dean of Admissions and be aware of this legal requirement.
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