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Digital Payment Technologies, a provider of multi-space pay stations and enterprise software parking solutions, announced the launch of Digital IrisTM, a cloud-based data intelligence platform that provides secure and actionable real-time information to the right people at the right time. It offers insight and data visualization through key performance indicators, interactive metrics and automated reporting.

4/24/2014

Blackbaud, Inc. released its 2013 donorCentrics Annual Report on Higher Education Alumni Giving. The report looks at giving trends across 123 higher education institutions over the past three years. Findings in the report indicate that alumni donors and revenue are returning to patterns of giving prior to the Great Recession.

4/24/2014

College students are not embracing tablets as many experts had expected when the devices were introduced a few years ago, says a new report from Ball State University. About 29 percent of students report owning a tablet in 2014, a slight decline since 2012, said Michael Hanley, an advertising professor and director of Ball State's Institute for Mobile Media Research.

4/24/2014

Highly customizable and completely integrated with Enrollment Rx’s suite of CRM solutions, the new telecenter management tool enables institutions to create efficient calling campaigns that nurture relationships across the entire student lifecycle.

4/24/2014

A nonprofit located in Lincoln, Neb., Inceptia introduced their video challenge in late 2013 to promote a strong financial education among high school students. Students were charged with completing Inceptia’s online financial education program, Financial Avenue. Upon completion of the six courses and 10 mini-modules covering subjects including budgeting, credit cards, banking basics and much more.

4/23/2014

The CollegeOnTrack platform supports numerous apps. Its LaunchPad offers apps for assessment, college planning, digital portfolios and more. Now a new star will be there as well: The Parchment app. Registrars can use it to send student transcripts and letters of recommendation electronically to colleges or employers.

4/23/2014

At many institutions, potential energy efficiency projects are sidelined due to an inability to track energy and financial savings. With GRITS, institutions can manage, analyze and share data on specific projects—exceeding spreadsheet capabilities.

4/23/2014

STANLEY Security, a leading global security company specializing in advanced integrated security solutions on K-12 and higher education campuses nationwide, announces its partnership with the National Association of Clery Compliance Officers and Professionals and D. Stafford & Associates to sponsor a series of seminars throughout 2014.

4/23/2014

Higher One, a leader in providing financial services and data analytics to more than 1,900 colleges and universities nationally, has opened the application process for its annual Financial Literacy Counts Grant Program, which supports campus-based financial literacy education programs and initiatives.

4/22/2014

According to a new survey by the National Transfer Network, up to 56 percent of students who are currently enrolled in college are likely to transfer to another institution. The survey of 1,027 college students also found that "transfer of most credits toward degree" is the most important factor when selecting another institution.

4/22/2014

XanEdu, Inc. and SharedBook Inc., home to AcademicPub announced the signing of an agreement to merge the two privately held companies. The deal will create the industry's only unified solution that combines best-in class technology and services across the entire custom course materials delivery spectrum.

4/22/2014

The College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) recently released findings from its inaugural Non-Exempt Staff in Higher Education Salary Survey. Results for this survey reflect the salaries of 177,165 non-exempt staff in 118 positions at 807 public and private colleges and universities.

4/22/2014

John Sharp, chancellor of The Texas A&M University System, announced that Deloitte Consulting, LLP has completed their study of Information Technology (IT) infrastructure throughout the A&M System. The study included 29 detailed recommendations with anticipated savings of $200 million over the next ten years or $20 million per year if infrastructure changes are implemented.

4/21/2014

St. John’s University mourns the passing of the Hon. Basil Paterson ’48C, ’51L, ’79HON, a double alumnus who distinguished himself as a political leader, civil rights champion and labor lawyer during more than 60 years of service to the people of New York State. He was 87.

4/21/2014

The University of Southern California has been named the first official university affiliate of The GRAMMY Museum at L.A. LIVE. This new partnership emerged out of a longstanding relationship with the USC Thornton School of Music.

4/21/2014

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