Recruitment & Retention


Keeping Students on Track With a Mobile "Nudge"

The University of Washington Tacoma is hoping to improve retention with a daily support message sent to each student's mobile device.

PAR Framework

A Model for Student Success

The multi-institutional PAR Framework project provides a valuable resource supporting predictive analytics for student success and linking interventions to specific risk factors.

Marshall U Issues Individualized Financial Award Letters to Prospective Students

Marshall University in Huntington, WV has implemented a financial aid award platform to generate individualized financial award letters for prospective students.

U Maryland Releases Grad Rates Through SAM Tracking System

A Web site that displays graduation rates has added the University of Maryland College Park to its inaugural roster.

North Central U Deploys CRM for Student Recruitment

North Central University, a private, undergraduate college in Minneapolis, is implementing a cloud-based constituent relationship management solution to improve internal and external communications.



55% More STEM Students Fail Lectures Than Active Learning Classes

Traditional lectures are failing students in STEM disciplines. According to a new meta-analysis published this week, a staggering 55 percent more students flunk purely lecture-based STEM courses than flunk courses taught with some sort of active learning component.

Regent U Adds Business Software To Expand Offerings, Improve Retention

Regent University Professional and Continuing Education is adopting business software designed for non-traditional institutions of higher education in an effort to increase growth and enhance current offerings.

How to Prepare for a Successful CRM Implementation

Allegheny College's associate director of IT offers six lessons learned from a recent constituent relationship management rollout.

Community College Uses Student Tracking Software to Improve Completion Rates

Harper College, a two-year community college in Illinois, is using early warning and student tracking software as part of its Project Success initiative, which identifies and tracks students who are at risk of not completing their diploma or certificate programs and then intervenes to ensure those students have the guidance they need to help them complete their courses.

London South Bank U Signs on for IBM's Exceptional Student Experience

London South Bank University is investing in a major way with IBM to help attract and retain students, and it will be adopting an IBM cloud platform to facilitate those efforts.