Higher-Education Technology News

All news articles from the CT editorial team, in chronological order.


Berklee Launching Online Music Degrees in September

The first semester of a completely online bachelor's degree program in music will kick off in September, when Berklee College of Music expands Berklee Online. The new program will offer two degrees, one in the music business and the other in music production.

Blackboard Expands Transact Business with CardSmith Acquisition

Blackboard has acquired CardSmith, a competitor in the student debit card business.

Michigan State University Adopts e-Procurement

Michigan State University is enhancing the functionality of its Kuali Financial System with integration of a third-party purchasing service.

Pace University STEM Summer Camp Teaches App Design

After participating in a two-week coding and design camp, 16 high school students from across New York recently debuted their own mobile apps as part of a two week summer camp designed to foster coding and design skills.



Report Sets Out To Redefine Future of MIT's Education

The Massachusetts Instute of Technology, a school renowned for its intrepid experimental nature — MIT Media Lab, D-Lab, MITx and OpenCourseware, to name a few experiments — wants to accelerate education innovation and "reimagine" its own future.

Michigan State U Adopts Unified Discovery Service

Michigan State University has deployed a new discovery service to provide a single entry point to most of the resources in its libraries.

Montclair State U Overhauls Financial Management System

Montclair State University in New Jersey is implementing a new financial management solution with the goal of improving service for students, staff, customers and partners.

BenQ Intros Projector for BYOD

BenQ America has announced the MW665, a DLP projector designed for bring-your-own-device environments.

Promethean Debuts 6-Touch Whiteboard

Promethean has launched a new interactive whiteboard with support for up to six simultaneous touches in an effort to improve classroom activities.

Canon Unveils 6 Large Format Printers

Six recently released printers from Canon promise faster printing speeds and upgraded software, particularly for mobile and cloud applications. The new line includes two scan-to-print systems as well.