Enterprise Management

Turning Colleges Around May Take an Impartial Outsider

In 2009, I was called upon to help Greensboro College, a small, 174-year-old private liberal arts college in North Carolina, which was experiencing a whole range of problems typical of many institutions of higher education in recent years. In the booming economy of the early 2000s, the college had made some big real-estate purchases. It had started a football program, graduate programs and a marching band. But as the economy started to sour in 2008, its bankers got worried, and the college found itself placed in the Special Assets department.

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Jacksonville College Chooses EMPOWER Student Information System to Effectively Manage Campus Data

EMPOWER Student Information System delivers the functionality, flexibility, and support to meet the college’s ever-increasing needs.

iModules Software Integration with Ellucian Advancement Solutions Extends Constituent Engagement Through Smarter Data Usage

iModules Software and Ellucian have recently defined new plans to enhance the integration of iModules’ Encompass with the Ellucian Advancement Connector, and expand their strategic partnership to include Colleague Advancement and PowerCampus Advancement.

Ellucian Announces Ellucian XE: The Ellucian Extensible Ecosystem

Ellucian today announced it is expanding its vision and evolving a fresh architectural approach that will strengthen its customers’ investments and accelerate application of new technologies.

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Three Rivers Systems shows CAMS Enterprise at RCCA annual convention in Dubuque, Iowa this week

Three Rivers Systems Inc. is demonstrating CAMS® Enterprise, the disruptive technology choice for academic management at the Rural Community College Alliance annual meeting this week in Dubuque, Iowa. A disruptive technology is an innovation creating a new market that “disrupts” an existing one by displacing earlier technology.

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Higher Education Embraces Jenzabar Solutions for the Future

Jenzabar Software and Services Selected by Over Forty Schools; Increases Staff by 10 Percent

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Workforce Development Institute

A comprehensive program for community college-based workforce service providers.
January 30-February 2, 2013
Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina
San Diego, CA

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Western Kentucky U VP Joining Delegation to Study Lean Higher Ed Management in Germany

Ann Mead, Western Kentucky University's vice president for finance and administration, is one of 15 chief financial officers traveling to Germany next month to study lean management in higher education. “Do More with Less — Implementing Change in Higher Education Management in Germany” is a program sponsored by the Institute of International Education and the German-American Fulbright Commission. It will enable the CFOs to compare lean management at U.S. and German universities and identify best practices in both systems.

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What Higher Education Can Learn From the Banking Industry

Of all the blinders limiting our ability to increase productivity in higher education, it is our insularity that has the greatest potential to do harm. We tend to look for inspiration and lessons only from other institutions among our post-secondary peer group, while failing to see the relevant wisdom in information industries in adjacent sectors. 

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University of Georgia Chooses Banner by Ellucian and Services to Better Support Students and Faculty

The University of Georgia has licensed a suite of software solutions and services from Ellucian to help deliver personalized and intuitive online access for learners while also delivering key administrative functionality to help the university support student success.

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