Recruitment & Retention


Small New York College Boosts Retention with Early Warning System

A small private college in New York's Adirondack Mountains has seen the number of returning students rise by 5 percent over the previous year through several "student success" initiatives, including the use of applications for monitoring student achievement.

Shining a Light on Retention

Three institutions created their own customized programs to keep at-risk freshmen in school, with positive results.

TopSchool SLM 3.0 To Go Mobile

TopSchool has begun rolling out version 3.0 of its student lifecycle management suite, TopSchool SLM.

Texas Wesleyan Taps CRM To Manage Faculty Development

Texas Wesleyan University's Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning has shifted to a SaaS constituent relationship management (CRM) application to stay on top of faculty development work.

Boston U Goes Online for Donor Management

Boston University is employing a Web-based application from Blackbaud to support a major fundraising effort.



Colleges Take on Health-Related Retention Problems

TCS Education System will be adopting an online student health and wellness program intended to reduce attrition related to health issues.

Southern Illinois U Edwardsville Upgrades Alumni Apps

The alumni association at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has implemented an application to improve its fundraising efforts among its 80,000 alumni.

Arizona State To Boost Distance Learning with Revenue Sharing Deal

Arizona State University is making a giant leap with its online program, with ambitions to grow enrollment tenfold.

ACT College Subscribes to TopSchool Service for Lead and Student Management

ACT College expects to start using a service to better manage its prospective student leads in the next calendar year.

Keeping Software Off The Shelf

Administrative systems designed to streamline processes and provide the keys to better decision making might end up as "shelfware" if institutions fall prey to some common mistakes in large implementations. Find out how to avoid these pitfalls...