American University uses Twitter to communicate with prospective students, spread the news, and even handle complaints.
Columbus Technical College has adopted business process management software to streamline IT purchases and for other operations.
Winthrop University is adopting a new service to help improve student retention. The 6,500-student university, located in Rock Hill, SC, is adopting EducationDynamics' EarlyIQ, a Web-based alert program.
The University of Dubuque is trying out a new application to help expand its recruitment efforts in the Theological Seminary.
Buy a database administrator drinks and, after enough of them, he may start to compare his institution’s relationship with its student information system to a marriage. And it would not necessarily be just the liquor talking.
In the past, the learning management system (LMS) was a fairly simple program. Its job was to connect an instructor to a student for an individual course. The student could track grades without harassing the faculty member...
Datatel has launched a new platform that integrates enterprise resource planning with learning management system (LMS) features. The platform integrates technology from Datatel with the open source LMS Moodle.
The use of social media in admissions has grown more than 50 percent since 2007 to the point where, for all intents and purposes, it's ubiquitous in higher education. A full 95 percent of higher educations admissions offices are incorporating some form of social media into their recruitment efforts, up 34 points from 2007.
IT organizations at American colleges and universities are getting clever with cost cutting. Two IT leaders share some of the small, creative tactics they've used to save hundreds of thousands of dollars for their schools while actually managing to improve services for their constituents.
Ohio's Miami University is using software it already had on hand as part of a successful business intelligence program, one that's designed to help boost enrollment and contain costs.