Institutions are under increasing pressure to provide more services, despite reduced operating budgets and elusive funding, and amid calls to hold down tuition. To meet these challenges, leading institutions are combining innovative approaches to technology and strategy, by moving to the cloud, adopting managed services, and focusing on strategic planning.
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) was developed to encourage and enhance cardholder data security and facilitate the broad adoption of consistent data security measures globally.
For the past six years, with Mediasite as the backbone of its video initiative, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania has recorded everything happening on campus.
Student loan default isn’t strictly a student issue or a financial aid issue; it affects everything from enrollment to graduation rates.
Ongoing communication with your student loan borrowers is a proven best practice for preventing loan defaults and promoting successful student loan repayment. There are a variety of strategies that can help to identify those most at risk of default, conduct initial and ongoing outreach programs, and communicate the best options to students for loan repayment.
Web-enabled solutions are allowing institutions to optimize recruitment and admissions processes for both students and faculty, while streamlining processes and increasing efficiency with dynamic online student applications, forms, and workflows.
As the academic retail industry faces unprecedented changes in student behavior and rapid advances in technology, one thing is clear: campus bookstores need to rise above the transaction. Today’s campus bookstores must focus on delivering a superior experience that supports and celebrates the cultural and academic aspirations of students, faculty and alumni.
One out of every two colleges and universities today are considering implementing a virtual payments strategy to reap the financial rewards and streamline payment operations.
Higher education institutions face several challenges when it comes to affordability. But with the right business office plan, colleges and universities can reduce student accounts receivable while maintaining enrollments, improving retention, and providing quality customer service.
As more students, faculty and staff request to use their personal mobile devices for accessing institutional information and systems, university leaders are faced with the challenge of separating and managing access for educational purposes from the personal settings and content on the device.