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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.

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rates and increase service to their students, but what is often overlooked is the important role of improving outdated and inefficient registration processes in meeting these goals.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

04/01/2015

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

01/01/2015

In this country, 25 states have enacted some form of legislation tying financial aid eligibility to student outcomes.

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

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

01/01/2015

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

12/01/2014

The University of South Florida is one of the largest public universities in the nation, supporting more than 47,000 students across three separately accredited institutions. Its heritage of innovation means making the right technology available for students, professors and administrators, no matter where they are or when they need it. “Originally we provided thousands of desktops in computer labs across the university to give students access to the computing resources they needed for their classes,” says Craig Woolley, assistant vice president of IT support services for the university.

12/01/2014

How did plans to redesign the SAT® come about?

12/01/2014

Gonzaga University is a private Jesuit institution with 7,400 students in Spokane, Washington. From club events to games played by its renowned men’s and women’s basketball teams, there is always something happening on campus. However, until eight years ago there was no secure, hosted environment where students, staff and visitors could purchase tickets to these events with a credit or debit card. “We also had students studying abroad who had the opportunity to do weekend trips, but there was no easy way for their parents to pay for the trips from the U.S.,” says Linda Wilson, financial systems and services manager.

12/01/2014

Committed to being a true partner to colleges and universities by supporting student success, Barnes & Noble College recently partnered with Why Millennials Matter to launch a national study on the state of student career preparation and student perceptions about careers after college. In this web seminar, originally broadcast on October 23, 2014, attendees learned the key findings from the survey related to the career preparation roadmap, the skills that today’s employers are looking for, and how schools can help their students build these skills needed for success.

12/01/2014

The IT team at Auburn University in Alabama purchases a large amount of computers and related technology to serve the 25,000 students and numerous faculty and staff that use the institution’s facilities and infrastructure. This is an expensive undertaking, especially considering it wasn’t until 2009 that Alabama law permitted the use of cooperatives for purchasing.

12/01/2014

When UW-La Crosse saw the analog writing on the wall, it embarked on a multiyear project to transform tens of thousands of hours of video footage into searchable digital files. It turns out that removing the VCR cart from the classroom is complicated. In this web seminar, originally broadcast on October 21, 2014, Jim Jorstad, the university’s director of academic technologies, simplified the process. He has developed policies and guiding principles for transferring video files on campus, and shared what he’s learned so far, from the practical and technical considerations of choosing a video platform to the interpretation of copyright law.

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