2017 WVACRAO Conference



October 11-13, 2017
Glade Springs Resort
Daniels, WV


National AACRAO Speaker




Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management

University of Florida


Tammy Aagard is the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management at the University of Florida. She has nearly 20 years of experience in higher education. Her experience includes enrollment management areas of admissions, experience includes enrollment management areas of admissions, academic advising, graduate school, financial aid, and registrar at the University of Wyoming. She also has experience in athletics at Washington State University.


Dr. Aagard has extensive experience in staff development and has presented on leadership topics at the institution, state, regional and national levels. She has been involved professionally at the regional and national level of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, serving as a president of Rocky Mountain ACRAO as well as on the national Nominations and Elections committee.


Dr. Aagard earned a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership, a master’s degree in Adult Education, and a bachelor’s degree in Zoology all from the University of Wyoming. The focus of her research was on state-funded scholarship programs and academic preparedness. She has a passion for professional development, leadership, and working to your strengths.




Wednesday, October 11th


Welcome/Opening Session

General Session




New Member Reception and Hospitality


Thursday, October 12th

Prayer Breakfast



Business Meeting



Town Hall Meetings





Friday, October 13th

Admissions and Records Advisory Committee Meeting

Executive Committee Meeting


More detailed schedule to follow this summer





Who should attend WVACRAO’s 2017 Fall Conference?

Anyone in the registrar, recruitment, enrollment, and/or admission communities who would like to stay up-to-date on the industry trends. The conference brings together professionals state-wide to exchange ideas, learn from one another, and experience the services that will enable them to accomplish their goals.


What are the official dates of the conference?

October 11-13, 2017


Where will the conference be located?

Glade Springs Resort

255 Resort Drive

Daniels, WV 25832


How do I schedule a session during the WVACRAO Conference?

You can submit your session proposal here


Where can I find more information about Glade Springs Resort?

For more information about Glade Springs Resort, please go to Glade Springs.


Will there be a conference room rate at Glade Springs Resort?

Yes! There will be a block of rooms available for $99 while supplies last. Reserve your room today by calling 877-814-7316. Reservations should be made by August 26, 2017 in order to receive the conference rate.


How do I register to attend?

You can register to attend the 2017 WVACRAO Fall Conference by visiting http://bit.ly/2qWcn56 or contacting Ella Curry at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please submit payment to:

Ella Curry, Marshall University Welcome Center, 1 John Marshall Drive, Huntington, WV 25755

Checks can be made payable to: WVACRAO

Unfortunately credit cards cannot be accepted.


What is the registration fee?

Entire Conference - Member fee $135/Non-member $160

Wednesday only - Member fee $50/Non-member $75

Thursday only - Member fee $100/Non-member $125


What are the benefits of attending the 2017 WVACRAO Conference?

Whether you work at a large or small school, investments in improving professional knowledge and skills will be repaid many times over when you return to your office energized and inspired, having had an opportunity to compare notes with colleagues who may have faced or are facing similar circumstances. Here are a few more benefits of attending the fall conference: recharge your passion for the profession, find the newest trends, identify best practices, network with others in the profession, be a force for change in your school by sharing your knowledge with peers.


What is the recommended attire?

Attire at the WVACRAO Conference is business casual. We recommend layers; air-conditioning is difficult to regulate in large facilities, so rooms may be overly warm or cool.   

The attire for the banquet is professional.  Typically men wear suits and ladies wear suits or dresses.


Is there anything on the schedule for First Timers?

Yes! Be sure to check-in at the registration table upon your arrival to Glade Springs Resort. Registration opens at 11:00am on October 11th. You will receive a “First Time Attendee” ribbon on your name tag. Also, there is a special hospitality event planned on October 11th to welcome new members.



WVACRAO Member Login

Registration is granted to WVACRAO members only.