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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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

01/01/2015

There are two major concerns that seem to be the most popular worries of students and the general public: The rising cost of tuition and student debt.

01/01/2015

Financial literacy will likely become a mandatory initiative for colleges in the near future. 

01/01/2015

USA Funds and Truckee Meadows Community College in Nevada have partnered to promote a holistic approach to student loan debt management

01/01/2015

Most bookstores that are on campus are threatened by external competition. Students are already shopping around for the best value when acquiring their course materials. 

01/01/2015

ECM gives academic officers an easy way to access information as they help students achieve success.

01/01/2015

There are a few challenges that institutions face today. For such a long time, many were in a continuous growth pattern, developing new programs and online programs for receptive audiences. That certainly is not the case today.

01/01/2015

The way non-traditional adult learners research, consider and select a higher ed institution is very different than that of the traditional student.

12/01/2014

With over 15,000 regular students and a campus that spans 96 acres, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) in Calgary produces a significant amount of waste. “In late 2008, as part of a campus expansion project, we sought a more sustainable approach to our daily operations management practices,” says John Millington, manager of facilities operations and campus expansion projects. “We knew to meet the goals of that plan, we needed a new partner that would focus on waste diversion and sustainability.”

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