Industry News

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

NACAS, the largest auxiliary and ancillary services support organization serving higher education, released the following statement regarding Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

4/6/2015

Sidewalk, a software provider focused on reducing the cost of college for students, announced the launch of Hero, a brand new platform providing unprecedented content cost transparency for faculty, college bookstores and students nationwide. The new software is anticipated to be installed in 200 universities this year.

4/6/2015

Consumers Energy is working to encourage college graduates to stay and work in Michigan by collaborating with the state's largest university to provide top educational and professional opportunities.

4/3/2015

Balfour Beatty Campus Solutions, a developer and operator of infrastructure projects for the college market, announced it is has reached financial close on a $54M project to design, build, finance and operate an on-campus mixed-use housing and retail development for The University of Texas at Dallas through a public/private partnership.

4/3/2015

The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences' College of Osteopathic Medicine, the largest medical school in Missouri and 10th largest medical school in the country, received approval from the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation to develop an additional medical school campus in Joplin, Mo.

4/3/2015

Sightlines, a company helping academic institutions better manage facilities and capital investment strategies, has introduced a customized service to help colleges and universities increase space utilization and make more efficient use of campus buildings.

4/2/2015

To help colleges and universities combat these critical issues, Scenario Learning, LLC announces a new suite of courses – specifically designed for students – in its SafeColleges Online Training System.

4/2/2015

The nonprofit American Student Assistance is pleased to announce a partnership with the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in New Jersey to raise greater awareness of ASA’s SALT program, a financial education resource that empowers students and alumni to confidently approach, manage, pay for and pay back college costs while gaining financial skills for life.

4/2/2015

D2L, the EdTech company that created Brightspace, an integrated learning platform, announced it has signed a specialized partnership agreement with NERCOMP. The 284-member consortium for higher education organizations has partnered with Brightspace by D2L to support its members and address the growing need to move away from one-size-fits-all learning management systems.

4/2/2015

Sonic Foundry, Inc., a provider of video creation and management solutions, unveiled Mediasite Join, a cloud-based videoconference capture solution that automatically transforms video calls and meetings into engaging, searchable on-demand video.

4/1/2015

Trident University International is proud to announce a Memorandum of Agreement securing an educational partnership with The United States Army Sergeants Major Academy located in Fort Bliss, TX. This agreement applies to students of the USASMA, facilitating their path to the completion of their bachelor’s degree.

4/1/2015

The Rhodes Trust, a preeminent international scholarship program established in 1903, is excited to announce the launch of the Rhodes Scholarships for China. For the first time, mainland Chinese citizens will have the opportunity to be awarded Rhodes Scholarships in China to study at Oxford University.

4/1/2015

To address the need for innovative new ideas, the University of Virginia’s Miller Center announced the creation of a nonpartisan National Commission on Financing 21st Century Higher Education. With support from Lumina Foundation, the commission will initiate blue-sky thinking to develop policy proposals aimed at providing long-term sustainable finance models for U.S. higher education

4/1/2015

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