Administrative/Business Tools


Tuition Management Service To Add International Payment Option

A company that provides tuition management to K-12 and higher education payment systems will be adding a service that allows the families of international students to make payments in the currency of their home countries.

Oregon University Deploys Lifelong Learning Software

One Oregon university will deploy a continuing education management system to help cut costs on the administration of certificate programs.



Campus Management Partners with StarRez To Provide Student Housing Management

Educational software provider Campus Management, makers of CampusVue software, will partner with StarRez, a provider of student housing software.

Jaspersoft Offers BI Suite Free to Higher Ed

A company that develops business intelligence software is making its software suite available free to colleges and universities to use in the classroom.

Kettering U Deploys Cloud-Based Recruitment Tool

A small, private university in Michigan has deployed a new student recruitment manager to help meet aggressive enrollment goals for its undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

For-Profit Colleges Lax in Followup to Prospective Students

Private, for-profit institutions could greatly improve their responsiveness to prospective students. A recent study found that nine out of 10 private colleges and universities fail to reply to new inquiries by phone from prospective students within the first 12 hours; four out of 10 let a full day go by before they reply.

Project Spotlight: ERP for the Long Haul

New York's Sarah Lawrence College spent two years selecting and rolling out a new enterprise resource planning system--one that, unlike its legacy system, wouldn't require pulling staff out of retirement to maintain.

7 Ways to Streamline Student Services

To meet the expectations of today's tech-savvy students, colleges and universities are looking for ways to speed up their processes and provide better services for their No. 1 customer.

Kuali Foundation Releases KPME and Kuali Mobility Enterprise 1.0

The Kuali Foundation has released Kuali People Management for the Enterprise (KPME) 1.0. KPME is an open source human resources and payroll system for higher education. The group also released Kuali Mobility Enterprise 1.0, an open source framework for connecting campus information and services to any mobile device.

Miami University Implements CRM for Student Recruitment and Communications

Miami University in Ohio is replacing its legacy admissions software with a new customer relationship management (CRM) system, which will enable the institution to use a single tool to track students from recruitment, to application, and through to matriculation at the university. The CRM system will also assist the university with alumni relations and student, faculty, and staff communication.