Information Technology


Sinclair Community College Improves Adviser Notifications with Apereo Integration

Sinclair Community College in Ohio is working with open source services provider Unicon to develop an integration between the Apereo Notification Portlet and Student Success Plan (SSP) for the institution's uPortal environment.

Minnesota School Knocked by Data Breach

Metropolitan found out about the breach when it was contacted by a "private information sharing community of trusted research and higher education partners."

Developing a Cloud Strategy

Developing a Cloud Strategy

In an era when faculty and students often consume and implement cloud services without IT involvement, higher ed institutions need a strategy for the public, hybrid and private cloud.

Research Examines Role of White Hat Hacker Community

A research project out of Penn State suggests that companies that reward hackers who uncover vulnerabilities in their systems could improve the discovery process by expanding and adding diversity to their white hat communities.

identity management workflow

Old Dominion U Streamlines Identity Management with Business Process Automation

Old Dominion University (ODU) in Norfolk, VA, has implemented a workflow automation system to streamline the process of approving user accounts for the institution's identity management system.

Washington State U Deploys Optical LAN for Campus Housing

Washington State University plans to upgrade its broadband infrastructure for on-campus housing with a passive optical LAN solution.

U San Diego Tightens Access to Privileged Passwords

The University of San Diego has gone public with its adoption of a service that standardizes how it protects "privileged" passwords — those used by members of the IT organization, for example, in network administration operations.

Lane College Implements Unified ERP System

Lane College in Jackson, TN has implemented a new enterprise resource planning system to help automate processes and improve registration and admissions services.

Educause Names New President and CEO

Educause has named John O'Brien as its next president and CEO, beginning June 1. O'Brien succeeds Diana Oblinger, who is retiring in May after leading the higher education technology association for 10 years (first as a vice president, then as president).

Selection of mobile devices illustrating one of the top 10 technologies for education in the article Strategic Tech List for 2015: Mobile and Data Analytics Dominate

Strategic Tech List for 2015: Mobile and Data Analytics Dominate

Mobile dominates the strategic technologies that higher education is paying attention to and likely to invest in for 2015.