Administrative/Business Tools


Michigan State University Adopts e-Procurement

Michigan State University is enhancing the functionality of its Kuali Financial System with integration of a third-party purchasing service.

Montclair State U Overhauls Financial Management System

Montclair State University in New Jersey is implementing a new financial management solution with the goal of improving service for students, staff, customers and partners.



U Penn Converts to Contactless ID Cards

The University of Pennsylvania has formally begun moving away from ID cards that use a magnetic stripe and to cards with embedded chips.

University of Washington MyPlan team

Open Source Planning and Advising Tool Supports Student Success

To keep students' academic plans on track, the University of Washington developed open source software that integrates previously siloed administrative functions such as degree audit and articulation, student lifecycle and recruitment, registration and advising.

City Colleges of Chicago OpenBook Team

Reinventing Decision-Making With Data for All

Looking to better serve its 115,000-plus student population, the City Colleges of Chicago system built a "data democracy," empowering all faculty and staff with a flexible reporting and analytics system.

Better Together: Small Schools Find Common Ground for IT Projects

Better Together: Small Schools Find Common Ground for IT Projects

Haverford and Bryn Mawr College recently completed three joint technology rollouts that aim to improve student services and save on costs.

Texas Community College Network Selects eProcurement Service for Cooperative Purchasing

The Texas Association of Community Colleges (TACC) is contracting with a new e-procurement company for volume purchasing.

Elke Leeds

Finding a Way to Operationalize Credit for MOOCs

With its Virtual Assessment Center, Kennesaw State University put the technology and processes in place to give MOOC students a clear pathway to credit and potential entry into degree programs.

4 Lawsuits Target Campus Anti-Speech Rules, More To Follow

A Washington, D.C. organization is suing three universities and one college to challenge what it considers "unconstitutional speech codes in academia." That includes attempts by one school to censor a faculty blog critical of the administration and trustees.

Southern New Hampshire U Managing Non-Traditional Financial Aid Models With Regent Education

Southern New Hampshire University's complex array of enrollment models — including its competency-based College for America program — makes financial aid management at the institution a significant challenge. The university is rolling out the Regent 8 financial aid management solution from Regent Education in an effort to support students' needs and control costs.