Industry News

A partnership program in which the final two years of a Purdue University bachelor’s degree in engineering may be offered on Vincennes University campuses was announced by Purdue and Vincennes. The program is a partnership among Vincennes, Purdue’s College of Engineering at West Lafayette and the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI.

4/13/2015

Heald College announced that it has launched a campaign to keep its doors open after lawyers in the California Attorney General’s office made “unreasonable demands” that have thwarted a possible sale that would enable the college to continue operating and avoid disrupting the lives of thousands of students and employees.

4/13/2015

REGENXBIO Inc., a biotechnology company in gene therapy, announced that it has entered into separate license and research agreements with the University of Pennsylvania and University of Minnesota related to the delivery of AAV vectors for the treatment of MPS I and MPS II, also known as Hurler syndrome and Hunter syndrome.

4/10/2015

AcademicWorks, a provider of scholarship management solutions, announced Colorado State University has gone live with its scholarship management software.

4/10/2015

RATEX, a provider of retail management and point-of-sale technologies for the independent college store industry, announced a number of major new product offerings designed to help college stores more effectively compete in the ever-changing college retail space.

4/10/2015

Professional social network operator LinkedIn Corp said it would buy privately held online education company lynda.com in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $1.5B. Lynda.com offers courses in a number of languages aimed at improving business, technology and creative skills. Subscription fees for its courses range between $250 and $375 per year.

4/10/2015

Scale Computing, a provider of hyperconverged solutions, announced that two of Auburn University's colleges have deployed its HC3 virtualization platform to help overcome their aging existing infrastructure while minimizing the complexity and costs of managing their IT environments.

4/9/2015

In an effort to help more organizations increase access to state of the art transformational online training and development opportunities that foster a productive and empowered, gender-blended workplace, Pearson is partnering with Barbara Annis, Founder of the Gender Intelligence Group, a global contributor in creating gender intelligent organizational cultures.

4/9/2015

At the ASU+GSV Summit, Arizona State University, Cengage Learning and Knewton announced a partnership to co-develop new Active Adaptive learning solutions which leverage Knewton adaptive technology in brand new ways.

4/9/2015

One sexual assault is too many, which is why the Obama Administration and the U.S. Department of Education are playing a strong role in working to address and prevent sexual assault on college campuses.

4/9/2015

With a $30M lead gift in 2004, Evelyn and Ernest Rady and the Rady Family Foundation helped establish University of California San Diego’s entrepreneurial business school—the Rady School of Management. They also contributed $5M toward the expansion of the business school’s campus, and gave other significant gifts.

4/8/2015

KualiCo announces the latest release of its SaaS-delivered KualiCo Grant & Research Management product. This latest release provides a streamlined, more intuitive process for developing grant and research proposals and their accompanying budgets.

4/8/2015

Campus Management Corp., a provider of enterprise software products and services for higher education, announced that it has acquired IDenizen Smartware Pvt. Ltd., a technology company based in Bangalore, India.

4/8/2015

Valore announced the acquisition of Boundless, a digital publisher and platform that offers millions of students and teachers customizable textbooks, teaching resources and learning tools.

4/7/2015

InsideTrack, a student success organization, and Chegg, the Student Hub, announced a partnership to bring professional career coaching directly to students.

4/7/2015

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