Workday, which offers software-as-a-service programs for human resources, payroll, and finance--has just announced versions of its services specifically for colleges and universities.
Northeastern University's College of Business will use Turnitin for Admissions to verify admissions essays submitted in 2011 in an effort to combat plagiarism.
IBM is expanding its presence in education cloud computing with the release of a new SaaS-based service named Decision Management for Education.
Heartland Payment Systems has launched CampusAssist, a new communications tool designed to help connect students with campus services using anonymous texting.
Jenzabar has released a new version of its student retention system and renamed it FinishLine.
Jenzabar has released an update to its Jenzabar EX enterprise resource planning solution.
Coordinating a geographically dispersed student body that learns primarily online is just one of the key challenges that modern institutions of higher education are facing. With more education taking place online--and in some cases, all of that education happening on the Web--colleges are being forced to rethink their classroom and student management strategies.
The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) will be using a plagiarism checking service to assess admission essays going forward.
A state university's music program has moved its application process online to streamline a previously paper-based enrollment workflow.
At the heart of Cal Poly's high-tech recruiting strategy is a mission to communicate with students on their own time and using their own tools. So the California institution is continually evolving its recruitment practices with technologies ranging from customized student "VIP" microsites to mobile device-augmented campus tours.