Draper University in San Mateo, CA has started accepting bitcoins for tuition and recently processed its first bitcoin payment for its summer program, which starts later this month.
Financial services provider Higher One has entered an agreement to integrate its payment processing suite and refund management disbursement service with Campus Managment's academic and administrative platform.
Through a partnership, NoahIQ will provide live online video chat technology to colleges and universities that are clients of enrollment marketing company Datamark.
The University of Miami and the University of Miami Health System (UHealth) will integrate a new enterprise content management (ECM) system into their existing systems to automate and streamline departmental processes for students, patients, and faculty.
Columbus State University has implemented data warehouse and business intelligence software with the goal of improving student retention and graduation rates.
ELM Resources has launched version 2.0 of its ELMSelect online lender comparison resource, enhancing interface features for students, institutions, and lenders.
A1.iO has unveiled its open source student finance module, A1 Student Finance, which can be used as a standalone product or linked to a student information system (SIS).
rSmart, the Scottsdale, AZ-based technology solutions provider known for its implementation and support services for education market instances of the open source Sakai (collaboration and learning environment) and Kuali (administrative systems and software suite) platforms, announced on April 11 that Asahi Net International, a company operating in New York with roots in Japan, had acquired the Sakai division of its business. CT asked rSmart CEO Chris Coppola about the acquisition, and about rSmart’s increased focus on the Kuali part of its business.
Parchment has released an upgraded platform designed to make sending and receiving secure academic transcripts between students and institutions an easier and more efficient process.
Ellucian has launched a new bundle for Banner users that provides multi-layer security tools designed to protect student, faculty, and staff data. The company also introduced a new payment system designed specifically for higher ed.