Administrative/Business Tools


Virginia State Tackles Timekeeping Automation Project

Virginia State University, based in Petersburg, will be automating its time and attendance processes with software from Kronos. Once the new timekeeping application is implemented, the university said, it will save the institution $200,000 annually.



Post U Adopting CRM On Demand

Post University, a 5,000-student for-profit school in Waterbury, CT, will be adopting Oracle CRM On Demand to update customer relationship management-related processes for admissions, financial aid, and student services.

EMS Master Calendar Updated for Social Network Sharing

Dean Evans & Associates has released a new version of EMS Master Calendar, its online calendar software. The application provides users in an organization access to a central calendar of events. Release 3.1 provides improved control of events imported from the company's scheduling system and tighter integration with social networking sites and other Web-based calendar programs.

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Recruiting with Twitter

American University uses Twitter to communicate with prospective students, spread the news, and even handle complaints.

Columbus Tech College Streamlines Workflow with BPM

Columbus Technical College has adopted business process management software to streamline IT purchases and for other operations.

Winthrop U Tackles Student Retention with Web-Based Alert System

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.