To woo students to their distance learning programs, Colorado Technical University (CTU) and American Intercontinental University (AIU) have launched microsites that provide interactive tours of their virtual campuses.
Implementing an enrollment management system is never easy, but for the Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine, the hope is that hard work now will pay off in future efficiencies, including more efficient and selective enrollment.
Michigan Administrative Information Systems (MAIS) at the University of Michigan has recently developed a module in the university’s existing Oracle PeopleSoft Student Administration application, to automate the scholarship matching process. The new tool will provide better service to students, more accountability and useful information to donors, and better planning options for the administration. Campus Technology asked MAIS Director John Gohsman about the Scholarship Fund Matching tool.
After a lengthy assessment, the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor will be replacing its current system-wide fundraising technology and prospect research services with Blackbaud Enterprise CRM and Target Analytics.
The Division of Extended Learning & Outreach (DELO) at Western Kentucky University has selected Intelliworks' relationship management application to administer its programs and events.
South Arkansas Community College (SouthArk) has begun using services from Starfish Retention Solutions to help in its efforts to identity at-risk students and facilitate communication between faculty and advisors who are addressing retention challenges.
"You shouldn't have to be a rocket scientist to use BI," according to John Rome of Arizona State University's office of technology. So he works to make data accessible to users of all skill levels, largely through the use of dashboards--succinct graphical summaries of information that are commonly used in business to present data to executives and managers.
Higher education enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendor Jenzabar will be adding address verification technology from Experian QAS to improve Jenzabar EX data used for campus activities related to student recruitment, retention, development, and marketing.
Administrative technology developer Hobsons has introduced mobile functionality for its constituent relationship management system for higher education, EMT Connect.
Jenzabar is rolling out new software tools designed to help higher education executives make decisions on recruitment and retention, advancement, finance, regulatory compliance, and fundraising.