If CIOs are going to succeed in this era of belt-tightening, they need to change campus expectations about what IT can realistically achieve and, just as important, alter the conversation about IT as a cost center.
In an effort to expand its student recruitment efforts beyond its traditional base, University of Nebraska Kearney is adopting a hosted CRM solution. The move is also aimed at improving retention rates among the institution's 6,500 students.
New Jersey's Stevens Institute of Technology has transitioned its financial systems to an open source platform. To replace its 30-year-old legacy system, Stevens adopted the Kuali Financial System, a tool developed and maintained by a partnership of higher education institutions and private companies.
Oracle has released a new version of its PeopleSoft development and customization platform, PeopleTools. Version 8.52 includes enhancements to the user interface and reporting tools, as well as iPad support for all versions of PeopleSoft.
Matchbox has developed an iPad app for reviewing and evaluating university admissions applications.
North Carolina State University's continuing education and extension program has deployed software that will allow the department to bring together program offerings, branding and administration, and enrollment and registration, all on one platform.
The University of Central Florida College of Medicine in Orlando has gone public about its adoption of a budgeting application implemented at the beginning of 2010.
Fed up with disjointed software applications and diminishing product support on a soon-to-be-obsolete ERP system, the IT and administrative teams at Alma College in Alma, MI, started looking for a better alternative.
CIO Michael Statmore explains how Post University ramped up its prospective student system with a little help from his eight-member central IT team and a cloud-based customer relationship management system.
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.