Recruitment & Retention


Pacific Lutheran U Turns to CRM for Recruitment Efforts

As a next step in its multi-year strategic technologies initiative, Pacific Lutheran University will begin using a new set of tools to crank up results of its recruitment and enrollment efforts.

Kentucky System Plans Process Redesign with Blackboard Services

Kentucky Community & Technical College System has hired the services arm of Blackboard to help redesign its processes for delivering services and support to students as part of major efforts to improve student retention, streamline operations, and reduce expense.

Ocean County College Contracts Out Recruitment and Retention To Drive Online Growth

Ocean County College, which is looking to triple its distance learning enrollment numbers, is turning to an outside service provider to help with its online recruitment and retention efforts.

Intelliworks, Starfish Partner To Bring CRM, Early Alerts to Seneca College

Seneca College in Ontario, Canada is launching a pilot program with Intelliworks and Starfish Retention Solutions to increase graduation rates.

IBM Tackles Education Analytics with SaaS Suite

IBM is expanding its presence in education cloud computing with the release of a new SaaS-based service named Decision Management for Education.



FinishLine 3 Expands Retention Prediction Model

Jenzabar has released a new version of its student retention system and renamed it FinishLine.

National Louis U Elevates CRM Work to Cloud

National-Louis University and a number of other institutions have begun transitioning to the cloud for constituent relationship management.

Recruiting with Technology

At the heart of Cal Poly's high-tech recruiting strategy is a mission to communicate with students on their own time and using their own tools. So the California institution is continually evolving its recruitment practices with technologies ranging from customized student "VIP" microsites to mobile device-augmented campus tours.

SunGard Higher Ed BI App Drills into Retention Data

SunGard Higher Education has launched a new business intelligence product in its Banner line specifically to help institutional customers analyze and report on the results of their retention programs.

Donor Activity Picking Up in Higher Ed

Donor activity is loosening up and increasing at least moderately at colleges and universities, if the results of a new poll are any measure.