About Us

The National Association of College Deans, Registrars and Admissions Officers was founded in 1925. The major purposes for establishing an organization were to provide a forum for Deans and Registrars of black colleges to discuss mutual opportunities.

Our Mission

To improve professional competency through sharing common experiences.

The mission of the National Association of College Dean, Registrars, and Admissions Officers (NACDRAO) is to provide for the dissemination of information, the exchange of ideas, and issues leadership policy and procedures through interpretation nationally. To maintain a leadership post in pursuit of this mission, NACDRAO identifies and promotes standards and best practices affecting deans, registrars, admissions officers, and student services professionals (i.e. financial, student support services and residence life).

NACDRAO maintains a working relationship with the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO).

Our Goal