Industry News

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

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

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

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

Mercy College is proud to be featured in the HBO Documentary Films presentation of “The University of Sing Sing.” The 40 minute film takes viewers inside the walls of the Sing Sing Correctional Facility, where roughly 1,700 men serve time often for violent crimes. The film shows the transformative power of education as the men work toward a college degree through Hudson Link for Higher Education.

3/24/2014

The State Board for Technical and Comprehensive Education announced that Ralph A. "Nick" Odom, Jr. of Rock Hill has been reappointed to the Board effective immediately. Odom represents the Fourth Congressional District served by York Technical College, Spartanburg Community College, Piedmont Technical College and Central Carolina Technical College.

3/24/2014

The nonprofit American Student Assistance announces a partnership with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities to raise greater awareness of ASA’s SALT program, a financial education resource that helps students and alumni develop financial literacy skills and better manage student loan debt on a practical, day-to-day level.

3/24/2014

Building upon a widely sought-after mobile emergency management and business continuity solution, Irving Burton Associates’ In Case of Crisis released its new 3.0 version in four editions – Corporate, Education, Hospitality and Government.

3/24/2014

Taking into consideration many of the specific challenges facing accountants and other professionals in that industry, Bay Path College has recently announced the launch of a Master of Science in Accounting designed to respond to their needs. Now registering classes for May 2014, this exclusively online M.S., with one and two year tracks, holds no classes during the “busy season”—January through April.

3/21/2014

The EXPLORE Chair with Tablet Arm creates a compact, highly versatile work space that easily adapts to everything from small group collaboration to large discussion forums to private, individual work and testing spaces.

3/21/2014

Two years on from the announcement of the link-up between Uni-Pay and Infospeed, more and more of the world’s leading language schools are saving significant amounts of time and money through the integrated student registration and fee payment system.

3/21/2014

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