Industry News

Rapid Insight Inc., announced the formation of a higher education advisory board. The goal of the board is to help inform and direct the company’s strategic development efforts for its advanced analytic solutions for the higher education market.

10/24/2014

Ithaca College announced it has selected Apogee, a higher education network provider, to deliver turn-key design and deployment of an advanced and comprehensive campus-wide wireless network to better serve its students, faculty and staff.

10/24/2014

USA Funds has introduced an enhanced student loan default prevention service that helps colleges and universities better target outreach to and counseling of borrowers.

10/23/2014

SAP SE and NTT DATA, Inc. announced that Duke Athletics has chosen the SAP HANA platform and NTT DATA’s Analytics experts to help it take Men’s basketball data to the next level.

10/23/2014

WizIQ, the online education company with 300,000 active educators and 3.7 million registered learners, introduced the WizIQ LMS—an all-in-one LMS.

10/23/2014

The National Student Clearinghouse has been awarded a Lumina Foundation grant to work on a landmark project to provide the first national automated solution for exchanging reverse transfer student data. Through this initiative as many as two million eligible students could be awarded associate degrees.

10/23/2014

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is embarking on a multiyear project to transform thousands of hours of historic video footage into searchable digital files with the help of Mediasite Enterprise Video Platform by Sonic Foundry, Inc., a provider of video creation and management solutions.

10/22/2014

A Kansas State University veterinary medicine team is working with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to bring "Star Trek technology" to the university and improve diagnostic tools for infectious diseases. The research partnership also is providing new opportunities for students.

10/22/2014

Kentucky’s non-profit private colleges add nearly $618 million to Kentucky’s economy each year, creating more than 10,400 jobs, according to a new study commissioned by the Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities.

10/22/2014

Aruba Networks, Inc. announced that Illinois State University is deploying a campus-wide Aruba 802.11ac-based network.

10/22/2014

In recognition of America’s Safe Schools Week, October 19-25, SchoolDude, a provider of operations management solutions, launched a new third-party research study. The results of the K-12 and higher education administrator survey are highlighted in a coordinating infographic: Safety & Crisis Planning in Today’s Schools: Overcoming the Hurdles.

10/21/2014

A state-of-the-art lecture capture system by Sonic Foundry, Inc., a provider of video creation and management solutions, has been successfully rolled out at the University of Leeds in the UK following the new start of term.

10/21/2014

Educate Online launched their new Competency-based Education Program Management Partnership for higher education institution at the New England Board of Higher Education’s conference “The Case for Competency-based Education: A New Age for Teaching and Learning.”

10/21/2014

Although Columbia College officially inducted Dalrymple this week, he began his position as the 17th president in May. Dalrymple formerly served as the dean of the School of Liberal Arts at Excelsior College in Albany, New York.

10/21/2014

The potential development of student data “opt-out” policies, which would prevent schools and other educational agencies from collecting data on students, have emerged as a prominent recent theme in policy, the media and political conversations about safeguarding the privacy, security and confidentiality of education data.

10/21/2014

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