Industry News

Rapid Insight Inc., announced the formation of a higher education advisory board. The goal of the board is to help inform and direct the company’s strategic development efforts for its advanced analytic solutions for the higher education market.

10/24/2014

Ithaca College announced it has selected Apogee, a higher education network provider, to deliver turn-key design and deployment of an advanced and comprehensive campus-wide wireless network to better serve its students, faculty and staff.

10/24/2014

Lower plan prices, a new affordable plan offering and waived application fees–coupled with a statewide campaign to educate families about the power of saving for college–have resulted in a record-setting first week of Open Enrollment.

10/24/2014

Online learning as a means of educational delivery continues to expand throughout higher education. However, while massive open online course appear to be entrenched in the higher education system, their impact has not been as disruptive as proponents predicted.

10/24/2014

WizIQ, the online education company with 300,000 active educators and 3.7 million registered learners, introduced the WizIQ LMS—an all-in-one LMS.

10/23/2014

The National Student Clearinghouse has been awarded a Lumina Foundation grant to work on a landmark project to provide the first national automated solution for exchanging reverse transfer student data. Through this initiative as many as two million eligible students could be awarded associate degrees.

10/23/2014

USA Funds has introduced an enhanced student loan default prevention service that helps colleges and universities better target outreach to and counseling of borrowers.

10/23/2014

SAP SE and NTT DATA, Inc. announced that Duke Athletics has chosen the SAP HANA platform and NTT DATA’s Analytics experts to help it take Men’s basketball data to the next level.

10/23/2014

Kentucky’s non-profit private colleges add nearly $618 million to Kentucky’s economy each year, creating more than 10,400 jobs, according to a new study commissioned by the Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities.

10/22/2014

Aruba Networks, Inc. announced that Illinois State University is deploying a campus-wide Aruba 802.11ac-based network.

10/22/2014

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is embarking on a multiyear project to transform thousands of hours of historic video footage into searchable digital files with the help of Mediasite Enterprise Video Platform by Sonic Foundry, Inc., a provider of video creation and management solutions.

10/22/2014

A Kansas State University veterinary medicine team is working with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to bring "Star Trek technology" to the university and improve diagnostic tools for infectious diseases. The research partnership also is providing new opportunities for students.

10/22/2014

The potential development of student data “opt-out” policies, which would prevent schools and other educational agencies from collecting data on students, have emerged as a prominent recent theme in policy, the media and political conversations about safeguarding the privacy, security and confidentiality of education data.

10/21/2014

HP announced that academic institutions are leveraging HP TippingPoint network security solutions to help prevent and immediately block certain cyber threats through security intelligence utilizing proactive intrusion prevention, broad-scoped threat protection and application awareness and control.

10/21/2014

In recognition of America’s Safe Schools Week, October 19-25, SchoolDude, a provider of operations management solutions, launched a new third-party research study. The results of the K-12 and higher education administrator survey are highlighted in a coordinating infographic: Safety & Crisis Planning in Today’s Schools: Overcoming the Hurdles.

10/21/2014

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