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Brandeis U Goes 'Conflict-Free' with Computer Buying

Brandeis University is the 19th institution worldwide to sign on to ensure that the computers and electronic equipment the university buys have no connection to the mining sector of conflict-ridden areas, such as the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Disrupting Higher Education

"Disruption" is one of the most overused buzzwords in education today, according to education industry watcher Michelle R. Weise, and yet most people don't really know what it means.



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The Credit Transfer Approach that Boosted Enrollment by 13%

Ohio-based Franklin U found a way to mash marketing and IT to help shape the student experience in choosing a new school. The results are amazing.

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Free iPhone App Brings LSU Admissions Team Together for Conference Calls

After struggling to hold meetings over conference bridges and Skype sessions, Louisiana State University's team of admissions counselors have found an app that helps them conduct conference calls easily and keep in touch at all times.

Regent Partners with N2N for SIS Integration

Regent Education has partnered with N2N Services in an effort to make it easier for schools to implement the Regent 8 financial aid management system.

U North Carolina Wilmington Adopts Transcript Platform To Improve Automation

The University of North Carolina Wilmington has migrated to a new transcript ordering platform in an effort to increase automation.

Boise State University Moves ERP to the Cloud

In an effort to transform core business processes and advance strategic goals, Boise State University is moving its ERP to the Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud.

Digital River, peerTransfer Partner on International Student Payments

Digital River and peerTransfer have partnered in an effort to make it easier for international students to make tuition payments.

Adobe Looks To Cut Paper Processes with Document Cloud and New Touch Enabled Acrobat DC

Adobe is gearing up to release a major revision of its PDF tool for desktop and mobile, Acrobat, and to launch a new service called the Adobe Document Cloud, which will provide document management, control and electronic signing capabilities.

U South Alabama Reengineers Administrative Processes for Research

The move is part of the university's plan for "increasing the number of grant and contract proposals, especially those regarded as large and/or interdisciplinary proposals," which administrators described as "one of the key strategic objectives of 2013-2016."