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06/01/2015

Institutions collect a wealth of data regarding admissions, financial aid and student success factors. All of these data provide a holistic view of prospective and current students, but it is crucial that this actionable intelligence be used to create and deploy personal and productive messages.

06/01/2015

Oklahoma State University understands energy efficiency. Since 2010, upgrades to lighting, roofs, windows and HVAC technologies have improved learning environments and saved millions. Updates to the chilled water plant will help meet the cooling needs of the ever-growing campus, and their latest research facility even saves money with integrated energy and air flow management technologies.

06/01/2015

Many institutions are challenged to raise graduation rates and increase service to their students, but what is often overlooked is the important role of improving outdated and inefficient registration processes in meeting these goals. In this web seminar, presenters discussed new solutions for student scheduling that can benefit both students and institutions of any size, and how The Ohio State University has implemented a web-based scheduling program to improve graduation rates, offer more class options to students, create a more student-friendly registration process and improve academic operations.

ROBERT STRAZZARINO
CEO
College Scheduler

06/01/2015

Maintaining customer service and compliance goals often creates conflicts at higher education institutions, because of the resources needed to attain success. While laws, regulations and policies may create unintended barriers to service delivery, compliance requirements cannot be ignored in the face of potential penalties. In this web seminar, originally broadcast on April 2, 2015, the assistant vice president and bursar at Temple University discussed strategies to ensure that institutions can foster a quality service environment while also maintaining a compliant operation.

PETER SANDERSON
Senior Vice President
Nelnet Business Solutions

05/01/2015

The U.S. is home to the largest population of international students in the world. This student demographic enriches educational institutions, but also adds increased complexities. Many institutions struggle to provide a payment experience that is familiar to international students while also efficiently managing the reconciliation process associated with these payments. In this web seminar, presenters discussed how MIT has partnered with Nelnet Business Solutions and peerTransfer to establish a cutting-edge, integrated payment experience and reconciliation process, as well as key financial strategies for serving international students at any institution.

04/01/2015

Colleges and universities are facing tremendous headwinds today. Competition is increasing as more institutions compete for fewer applicants.

03/01/2015

We want to ensure the technology does not cause any disruption to instruction. We want the equipment to always be working, and if there are problems, we want to find them before the faculty do.

03/01/2015

Process simplification has been key in maintaining FSU’s status as a national leader in conservation.

03/01/2015

When a student gets accepted to a top-10 ranked program like the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, they’re entering the most challenging, rigorous educational environment they’ll ever experience

03/01/2015

The American Dream is an enduring ethos in the United States.

02/01/2015

A report by the Association of Community College Trustees and The Institute for College Access & Success suggests practical steps that all postsecondary institutions – not just community colleges – can take to benefit their student loan borrowers.

02/01/2015

The goal of retaining students—and seeing them through to degree completion—has become the focus of numerous research initiatives, articles, technology solutions and intervention strategies.

02/01/2015

Rising student debt and lack of financial literacy among college students are issues of growing concern to higher ed leaders, particularly those focused on non-academic drivers of student success.

01/01/2015

There’s no denying it: today’s higher ed administrators are facing enormous financial challenges.

01/01/2015

In the last few years, video in education has gone from a luxury addition to a must-have item.

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