Industry News

The University of Indianapolis will fundamentally overhaul its Krannert Memorial Library this summer to create a more versatile study and work facility for students and faculty, and a more inviting destination for the campus and surrounding neighborhood.

3/3/2015

Phil Soran and Jim Leslie have raised a whopping $17 million — a huge amount for an initial round of equity seed capital from individuals for a Minnesota firm — to finance the growth of start-up Vidku.com, a University of Minnesota online video-communication technology that Vidku has acquired.

3/2/2015

Sightlines, a company helping academic institutions better manage their facilities and capital investment strategies, has introduced a new service line designed specifically to help higher education executives at small college campuses better mitigate risk, optimize resources and maximize the value of every dollar spent on facilities.

3/2/2015

Barnes & Noble Inc said it would spin off its college books unit and keep its Nook tablets and e-book business, instead of spinning off a combination of the two. The company's shares recently rose as much as 8 percent to $26.21, the highest since August 2009.

3/2/2015

Welliver, a provider of comprehensive construction services in Upstate New York, has been selected as the construction manager for the University of Rochester Science and Engineering Building.

3/2/2015

Jenzabar, Inc., a provider of software, strategies, and services for higher education, announced a new strategic services and consulting division for continuing education and workforce development.

2/27/2015

To further its commitment to the intellectual, ethical, and personal development of its students, faculty, and the public at large, the College of Mount Saint Vincent has announced the creation of the Fishlinger Center for Public Policy Research.

2/27/2015

A big injection of cash will help Victoria-based MediaCore nearly double its staff this year and expand its reach around the world, according to the technology company’s chief executive.

2/27/2015

The Charles A. Dana Center at The University of Texas at Austin is collaborating with Pearson to provide web-based course resources that dramatically shorten the time it takes for students to earn college credit in mathematics.

2/26/2015

Kentucky Wesleyan College, a four-year liberal arts college located in Owensboro, Kentucky, has selected Three Rivers Systems' CAMS Enterprise as its new enterprise resource planning software.

2/26/2015

Ball State University faculty use My Mediasite, a desktop video creation and publishing tool by Sonic Foundry, Inc., a provider of video creation and management solutions, to support the growing trend of anytime, anywhere rich media creation.

2/25/2015

The company announced that it planned to stop managing the physical books that it rented out to students, and completely hand off that part of the business to the Ingram Content Group, a big book distributor, by the end of next year.

2/25/2015

The number of jobs in higher education was essentially unchanged in Q4 2014 marking almost two years that employment in higher education has been stable, according to the latest report from HigherEdJobs.

2/25/2015

Credentials eScrip-Safe has begun the process of integrating the Credentials Solutions and eScrip-Safe platforms to optimize its electronic transcript delivery network for all its sending institutions.

2/25/2015

Strata Decision Technology, a developer of cloud-based financial analytics and performance tools for financial planning, decision support and continuous cost improvement for healthcare providers, announced that Temple University Health System has selected StrataJazz.

2/24/2015

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