Allegany College in Cumberland, MD has selected Datatel applications to consolidate administrative and fundraising functions. The college has licensed Datatel Colleague, which will replace a homegrown administration system, as well as Colleague Advancement.
Two University of Texas campuses--UT Dallas and UT Tyler--and two University of Wisconsin campuses--UW Stout and UW LaCrosse--have recently begun implementing Oracle PeopleSoft Campus applications.
The Houston Community College System had been using a PeopleSoft ERP system since 1998, but it wasn't until last year that the third-largest accredited community college system in the United States upgraded its campus collaboration and Web presence to create one streamlined process.
Vanguard University of Southern California, located in Costa Mesa, has decided to deploy Colleague and ActiveAdmissions from Datatel to replace its previous administrative systems.
Louisiana State University Continuing Education has selected Jenzabar Non-Traditional System (Jenzabar NTS) to consolidate various departmental administrative systems and to analyze student data for a better understanding of the university's non-traditional students.
Jenzabar has released Jenzabar EX 3.0, a major update to the enterprise resource planning suite for higher education.
JackBe and EMS-Intelligent Chaos have teamed up to develop decision support dashboards for colleges and universities that integrate siloed data to improve funding and resource management decisions.
Community colleges are in a good spot in some ways during the economic downturn, as tight family budgets drive up the appeal of the community college option. But along with the rest of higher education, most community colleges also face shrinking IT budgets and tighter resources. That makes it that much harder to handle the growing enrollment numbers that some community colleges are seeing.
At Kuali Days VII, rSmart announced several agreements for 2008 aimed at helping colleges and universities implement Kuali's open source enterprise solutions.
Six higher education institutions have recently gone public with plans to implement Jenzabar EX for their enterprise resource planning, including Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, TX.