Industry News

Following a successful effort to defeat a package of special interest tax breaks, Gov. Jay Nixon announced the release of $143.6 million for local school districts and higher education institutions in Missouri.

9/15/2014

Reeher, developers of a shared management platform for higher education fundraising, announced extensive updates to the Reeher Platform’s Targeter tool, which will enable busy fundraisers to spend less time searching for key information and more time using key insights.

9/15/2014

HARMAN’s AMX announced at CEDIA EXPO 2014 the immediate global availability of its Alero 8 Zone Power Amplifier.

9/12/2014

The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees voted unanimously to reduce the property tax rate to 10.81 cents per $100 property evaluation for the 2014-15 tax year, which represents a significant 7 percent decrease.

9/12/2014

Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management solutions, announced that the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College has expanded its implementation of SOLIDWORKS.

9/12/2014

Alumni networking provider Graduway published its second Higher Education Product and Social Network Survey. Graduway conducted a snapshot survey of 60 business schools and universities across the U.S., Europe, Canada and Australia.

9/12/2014

DeVry Education Group, a global provider of educational services, and 1871, Chicago’s entrepreneurial hub for digital startups, announced the launch of an EdTech Incubator to attract and support the nation’s best education technology startups focused on improving teaching and learning in higher education.

9/12/2014

The College of Mount Saint Vincent announced two major initiatives: a Tuition Reset, which will provide more affordable access to higher education for students from middle income families, and National Measures of Quality, a model report giving students and their parents meaningful data about educational outcomes.

9/11/2014

Hillsbourgh Community College, Polk State College and New College of Florida have partnered with Metz Culinary Management to provide dining services for students, faculty, staff and guests.

9/11/2014

The vast majority of today’s college students agree that tablets will transform the way college students learn in the future (81 percent) and will encourage students to buy digital textbooks instead of print (82 percent).

9/11/2014

Empowering students to play an active role in how academic content is created and consumed, Cengage Learning, a global education company, and Flashnotes.com, the student-to-student study materials marketplace, announced a strategic partnership to integrate the Flashnotes.com marketplace into MindTap.

9/11/2014

Beloit College announced that it is now offering students a way to beat the rising cost of college tuition by joining Private College 529 PlanSM, a pre-paid tuition savings plan that allows participating families to lock in today’s tuition rates for future use.

9/10/2014

Chalk & Wire, a higher education assessment platform, announced the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia is using its assessment platform and ePortfolios to effectively demonstrate student learning outcomes.

9/10/2014

NACAS, an auxiliary and ancillary services organization serving higher education, announced a new strategic partnership with AVISIAN Publishing, experts in identification and security technology.

9/10/2014

RDX Technologies Corporation, a water treatment and energy technology company, announced that a contract has been executed with Stanford University for the sale of RDX's BlueDot franchise based water treatment equipment, including RDX's patented microscreen equipment.

9/9/2014

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