KACRAO is a nonprofit, voluntary, professional association of more than 400 higher education administrators who represent nearly 80 institutions and agencies in the State of Kansas.

This website serves as the official communication tool for the Association. The KACRAO website contains many resources for its members. The Member Services section is a password-protected KACRAO members only section that includes the KACRAO membership directories, high school directories, and College Planning Conferences schedules as well as other resources.


Value Statement One:
KACRAO is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in membership, professional development and in representing the values of higher education.
Value Statement Two:
KACRAO is committed to timely and relevant communications designed to foster relationship building, professional knowledge and information sharing.
Value Statement Three:
KACRAO is committed to relevant professional development and new member onboarding. 
Value Statement Four:
KACRAO is committed to continual assessment of KACRAO's organizational structure to meet membership and organizational goals.

2020 Glenn Lygrisse Scholarship

We are excited to announce the Glenn Lygrisse Scholarship is now open. KACRAO awards four $500 scholarships each academic year to students who have demonstrated quality leadership during their high school years, which may be used at KACRAO member institutions. The scholarships will be designated as follows; one per school type: four-year public, four-year private, community college, and technical college. The awards are not need-based and may be used in conjunction with other awards. The application is due March 15, 2020. Visit the KACRAO Scholarship page for more information including the application!