University News
For Immediate Release: 
Oct 05 2003

Concord Registrar Headed Up Statewide Organization and Organized Annual Conference

Athens, W. Va. - Ms. Carolyn Cox, registrar for Concord College since 1999, presided over the West Virginia Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (WVACRAO). The organization’s goal is to foster professional development of its individual members by providing guidelines and voluntary standards for the best practices in records management, admissions management, administrative information technology and student services. Her term ended at the annual conference.

The annual conference was held October 1-3 at the Country Inns and Suites Mountaineer Conference Center in Beckley, West Virginia.

“I am pleased to have had this opportunity to work with registrars and admissions officers throughout the state of West Virginia,” stated Ms. Cox. “This conference encouraged the exchange of ideas, provided information on current practices and encouraged professional development of its members. As registrars and admissions personnel, members of WVACRAO strife to improve their services to students at their institutions.”

Speakers at the conference included Dr. Jerome Sullivan, executive director of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers; Dr. Jerry Beasley, president of Concord College; Dr. Ragina Copeland, professor at West Virginia University-Parkersburg and Mrs. Linda Cox, facilitator, service to business and industry, Mercer County Technical Education Center.