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Technology is helping universities move past the cost breaking point

With colleges and universities stretched to their financial limits, more higher ed institutions are turning to technology to gain back-office efficiencies and better serve students.

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Cutting costs across the board

The Texas A&M University System is one of the largest systems of higher education in the United States. To reduce costs across the board, Texas A&M System’s procurement office advocates the use of shared services. In 2010, the university system selected a preferred vendor for all new ECM implementations.

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Cutting costs across the board

The Texas A&M University System saves by setting up ECM as a shared service

The Texas A&M University System is one of the largest systems of higher education in the United States. To reduce costs across the board, Texas A&M System’s procurement office advocates the use of shared services. In 2010, the university system selected a preferred vendor for all new ECM implementations.

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Getting down to business

In her capacity as education program strategist for Laserfiche, Linda Ding has worked with universities and colleges across the country helping them implement more efficient information-management processes. Agile Campus spoke with Ding about what institutions can do to meet this objective while honing their competitive edge.

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Getting down to business

In today’s competitive and cost-conscious higher education arena, colleges and universities must begin implementing information management strategies if they want to thrive.

In her capacity as education program strategist for Laserfiche, Linda Ding has worked with universities and colleges across the country helping them implement more efficient information-management processes. Agile Campus spoke with Ding about what institutions can do to meet this objective while honing their competitive edge.

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Moving past the breaking point

Colleges and universities are stretched to their limits; increasingly, more are turning to technology to gain back-office efficiencies and better serve students.

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Moving past the breaking point

Colleges and universities are stretched to their limits; increasingly, more are turning to technology to gain back-office efficiencies and better serve students.

Higher ed institutions are looking for ways to move from paper-based to digital systems and to create accessible, centralized information repositories. As a result, they are increasingly using Enterprise Content Management as a way to achieve back-office efficiencies.

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Heeding the call

In light of President Obama’s recent speech outlining his goals for higher education, the need to become more transparent, accountable and efficient has become particularly acute for those charged with managing student financial aid.

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Fine-tuning financial aid

It wasn’t long ago that most of what went on behind the scenes at Oklahoma Christian University (OC) was paper-based and cumbersome. Realizing they needed to meet students’ expectations, OC’s Director of Student Financial Services, Clint LaRue, collaborated with Vice President of Information Technology John Hermes, to find a way to move the department into the 21st century and provide better customer service.

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Today’s changing future

President Obama’s recent speech outlining his plan to make higher education more affordable had as its centerpiece the intent to hold institutions receiving federal funding more accountable for how well they’re serving their students. To this end, federal aid would be connected to how hard schools are working to control/lower their operating costs, as well as to their performance (student success/graduation rates). A rating system would also be established tying student aid to value (these ratings would be made public before the 2015 academic year). And colleges and universities would be rewarded for embracing technology as a way to gain efficiencies and transparency.

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