Industry News

Nearly 70 years after Ball State University installed its four coal-fired boilers, school employees are shoveling in the last few lumps of coal. In just a few days, the boilers will go cold as the university embraces renewable energy with world’s largest district closed geothermal energy system.

3/28/2014

rSmart, a leader in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for higher education, released its Trends in Higher Ed Grant & Research Management Repor tand infographic highlighting the challenges colleges and universities are facing in the management of their critical research enterprise.

3/28/2014

Three plenary speakers have been identified to speak at the Society for College and University Planning’s (SCUP) annual, international conference, July 12-16, 2014, in Pittsburgh, Pa. The conference is titled, “Plan for Transformation,” and will attract more than 1,500 senior-level higher education administrators.

3/27/2014

Epson America, a provider of exceptional performing business imaging solutions, announced that OneNote, a digital note taking application designed to keep users organized, will be compatible with its document scanners.

3/27/2014

PerkinElmer, Inc., a global leader focused on the health and safety of people and the environment, announced the launch of the Elements platform, a cloud-based expandable scientific collaboration tool for students and researchers, at the 247th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting & Exposition.

3/27/2014

Courseload, an institutional solution for the delivery and use of eTextbooks and digital course materials in higher education, is pleased to welcome Joseph Costanzo as its Senior Vice President of Sales.

3/27/2014

Several new updates to the Campaign Manager, including increased filters to set and monitor automated and queued communication, and an updated “to-do” list feature, will allow recruitment staff to more effectively manage prospect outreach and develop more custom campaigns.

3/27/2014

Honeywell Power announced a new series of power supplies that deliver more DC power to CCTV cameras and other peripheral devices. The new line includes unique features to speed installation and service calls, as well as increase survivability of system operations when a facility’s AC power is lost.

3/26/2014

Fathom's 2014 EDU Standard takes a look back at some of the highlights of 2014 in digital marketing as it applies to the higher education sector. Topics include a look at the impact of Google Hummingbird on organic search marketing; changes in Google AdWords; and more.

3/26/2014

Data show that the overall median base salaries of tenured/tenure-track faculty members in U.S. higher education institutions increased at the same rate in 2013 as the year prior (2.1 percent). However, for the first time in four years, increases were greater at public institutions (2.2 percent) than at private institutions (2.0 percent).

3/26/2014

IACLEA announced that Securitas Security Services USA, Inc., provider of security services, has renewed its commitment as a three-year Corporate Partner of the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) under the Corporate Partnership program.

3/26/2014

Apogee, a provider of on-campus residential networks in higher education, reports that the total number of Wi-Fi connected devices on campuses nationwide is skyrocketing—more than tripling since the last academic year. These findings are based on a comparison of network demand data on Apogee's client campuses from the 2012-2013 academic years.

3/25/2014

Epson introduced the PowerLite® Pilot™ 2 Projector Connection and Control Box, a comprehensive, user-friendly solution that consolidates connections and centralizes control of multimedia sources for educators using Epson’s short throw and ultra-short throw classroom projectors.

3/25/2014

Commonfund Forum released its annual survey data today showing that institutional investor expectations for 2014 remain positive. Commonfund conducted its fourth annual Commonfund Investor Outlook Survey which gauges the sentiments of the more than 500 participants attending at the 2014 Commonfund Forum.

3/25/2014

Mediasite MultiView, a new multi-format video capture feature from Sonic Foundry, Inc., the trusted leader for video content management and webcasting solutions, will allow Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania to uniquely capture and stream multi-perspective videos of classroom projects and faculty research.

3/25/2014

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