Industry News

The College and University Professional Association for Human Resources released findings from its 2014-15 Professionals in Higher Education Salary Survey. The overall median base salary increase in 2014 for individuals in professional positions in higher ed (those with primary assignments and responsibilities requiring professional-level expertise and work in specific functional areas) was 2.2 percent.

3/31/2015

Campus Management Corp., a provider of enterprise software products and services for higher education, announced the establishment of a new division and headquarters for higher education solutions in Bangalore, India, to support the expansion of its global operations outside the Americas. The new division will be known as Campus Management International Private Limited.

3/31/2015

Middle Tennessee State University has received over $600K in scholarship funds from the National Science Foundation to recruit minority and female engineering students.

3/31/2015

The Dallas County Community College District is taking steps to help students save money by cutting the cost of textbooks. During a recent meeting, the DCCCD board of trustees approved Chancellor Dr. Joe May's recommendation for a new textbook contract which eliminates commissions on the sales of textbooks.

3/31/2015

Arborlight wants every indoor space to be able to reap the benefits of natural-or as close to natural-sunlight, and thanks to a $1.7 million venture capital investment, the company is one step closer to that goal.

3/30/2015

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota has selected Three Rivers Systems' CAMS Enterprise as its new enterprise resource planning software. Saint Mary's enrolls 5,800 students at its residential undergraduate college in Winona and through its Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs, based in Minneapolis but extending worldwide.

3/30/2015

Boston University College of Engineering announced the receipt of a $145K contribution from AT&T to create a two-year engineering and technology program for an urban high school population, and to document its impact on high school graduation rates.

3/30/2015

In an effort to provide new and more effective ways for students to study and learn, Cengage Learning, a global education company, and Flashnotes.com, an online student-to-student study materials marketplace, announced the Cengage Learning Scholar Program.

3/27/2015

Think Through Learning, creators of Think Through Math, launched a higher education version of their web-based math instructional system. The new version of the product is designed specifically to support students entering college who require additional foundational math skills to be ready for college-level mathematics.

3/27/2015

A new study from Indiana University suggests that gender stereotypes about women's ability in mathematics negatively impact their performance. And in a significant twist, both men and women wrongly believe those stereotypes will not undermine women’s math performance-but instead motivate them to perform better.

3/27/2015

Oracle announced that Boise State University, a public research institution, selected Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud (Oracle ERP Cloud) to transform core financial processes and gain new agility to advance educational opportunities.

3/26/2015

TERMINALFOUR, a digital engagement and web content management provider for higher education, has announced it has won eight new university clients since the launch of its latest release in December. 

3/26/2015

Longtime University of Southern California benefactors Mark and Mary Stevens have donated $50M to endow and name the USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute, accelerating the institute’s already dramatic progress toward solving one of biology’s most complex and important puzzles: The brain.

3/26/2015

OpenSpan Inc., a provider of desktop automation technologies that support transformation initiatives focused on driving revenue growth, customer lifetime value and operational efficiency has taken a creative approach to attracting talent from Atlanta’s landscape of institutions to scale to meet its current and future growth.

3/26/2015

Wichita State University has reached an agreement with an aerospace company. WSU, through its Wichita State Innovation Alliance Inc., has signed letters of intent with Airbus Americas to locate the company’s Wichita engineering center in a new building on the university’s Innovation Campus.

3/26/2015

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