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Nov. 11, 2022

Grow named president-elect of state association for admissions officers

By Karissa Rickman, communication assistant

Tamera Grow

Tamera Grow

Northwest Missouri State University director of admissions operations Tamera Grow has been named the president-elect of the Missouri Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (MACRAO) and will begin her term as the organization’s president in 2023.

“I have appreciated MACRAO for the professional development that it provides its members,” Grow said. “The organization has given me opportunities to connect with other institutions and other people within the industry, and I enjoy being able to give back to an organization that has helped me in those ways.” 

Grow previously served the organization as secretary, historian and treasurer before being selected for president-elect.

She has worked at Northwest since 2002. She has a bachelor’s degree in office information systems and a Master of Business Administration, both from Northwest.

MACRAO is a regional member of the American Association of College Registrars and Admission Officers, and has more than 350 members representing about 90 institutions in the state. For more information, visit


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