Industry News

As a result of changes to healthcare benefits stemming from the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and in an effort to better control costs, many higher education institutions are passing more of the cost of healthcare along to their employees.

8/26/2014

The University of Chicago Library is pleased to announce its launch of the Kuali Open Library Environment and a new Catalog based on VuFind. An open-source, community-based library management system, Kuali OLE was created by a partnership of some of the nation’s leading university libraries.

8/26/2014

American Indian College, the nation’s only Christian college with multiple majors serving primarily Native American students, has selected Three Rivers Systems’ CAMS Cloud as its new enterprise resource planning software.

8/25/2014

By partnering with MBS Direct, Appalachian Bible College has made it easier than ever for their students to browse for and purchase course materials. MBS Direct’s Virtual Bookstore gives both traditional and distance-learning students quick, easy access to the textbooks they need.

8/25/2014

Helix Education, a provider of student life cycle technologies and services, has enhanced its compliance management services, now automatically performing deeper monitoring and even more frequent audits on behalf of all of its CPL clients.

8/25/2014

Dozens of Fresno State classes will introduce a new interactive tablet curriculum when fall semester classes begin. The first 1,200 students have enrolled in the university’s DISCOVERe program and 33 faculty members will teach a variety of courses incorporating tablet technology.

8/25/2014

Combined, RuffaloCODY and Noel-Levitz offer colleges and universities unparalleled experience, data and insights, as well as proven solutions covering a student’s lifelong relationship with an institution, from initial enrollment through student success and alumni loyalty.

8/22/2014

Among the most significant changes to the platform are new account types, including a Campus Recruiter and Enterprise Recruiter subscription, which allows recruiters to work individually or in teams with multiple users per account.

8/22/2014

BitSight Technologies released a new BitSight Insights report titled, “Powerhouses and Benchwarmers: Assessing Cyber Security Performance of Collegiate Athletic Conferences,” which uncovers quantifiable differences in security performance across collegiate athletic conferences from July 2013 through July 2014.

8/22/2014

"Bridging the Gap: Recruitment and Retention to Improve International Student Experiences" raises important questions about what we know about the experience of undergraduate international students at U.S. higher education institutions.

8/22/2014

OnBase by Hyland and Parchment, a service in the exchange of electronic credentials, have partnered to simplify how schools send and receive student transcripts, accelerating the evaluation process, reducing paper costs and increasing security.

8/21/2014

Classes don’t begin until later this week at Arizona State University, but there’s a buzz on campus about a Starbucks mobile truck. The new truck, a pilot mobile service coming to three college campuses this fall, offers a menu of drinks and food nearly identical to what customers would find in Starbucks stores.

8/21/2014

University of Cincinnati President Santa J. Ono has signed onto a national statement of support for expanding workplace flexibility. The statement is part of the National Challenge for Higher Education: Retaining a 21st Century Workforce campaign supported by the American Council on Education.

8/21/2014

Inceptia, a division of NSLP, announced that the Missouri Community College Association has chosen Inceptia to offer default aversion and financial literacy services to student borrowers attending member institutions across Missouri.

8/20/2014

Concordia University Irvine announced an expansion to its teacher credentialing curriculum through the launch of its Clear Induction Credential Program. The university is one of the few institutions of higher education currently offering a Clear Induction Credential program.

8/20/2014

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