Miami University in Ohio is replacing its legacy admissions software with a new customer relationship management (CRM) system, which will enable the institution to use a single tool to track students from recruitment, to application, and through to matriculation at the university. The CRM system will also assist the university with alumni relations and student, faculty, and staff communication.
A North Carolina community college that banned a student from campus last week over comments he posted on the school's Facebook page, has reversed its ruling and dropped their complaint against the student.
The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) has federated databases from six institutions participating in the organization's Predictive Analytics Reporting (PAR) Framework project.
The University of New Orleans in Louisiana has reported it will deploy customer relationship management software for in its recruiting efforts.
Universities are using cutting-edge virtual tours to give prospective students a feel for life on campus--and as a tool in recruitment.
Following a test run with 2,000 undergraduate students last year, East Carolina University in Greenville, NC, will deploy Starfish systems campuswide to its 27,000 students beginning this fall semester.
Arizona State University in Phoenix is moving to a new constituent relationship management system in an effort to increase enrollment of international and non-resident students.
Starfish Retention Solutions has debuted Starfish 2, a major revision to the company's suite of Web-based tools for improving school retention and connecting students to tutoring, advising, and counseling resources. Institutions will be able to implement the new version by the end of August.
Purdue's Signals is a real-time, early intervention system that provides students with timely, concrete steps to improve their coursework, targeting specific areas where their academic success may be at risk.
UM's web-based Academic Planner helps students map out course selections for their four-year academic experience, and confer with their advisers in a familiar web 2.0 interface.