Recruitment & Retention


The Quest for Data that Really Impacts Student Success

As colleges and universities accumulate more and more information from campus systems, researchers are looking for ways to turn big data into learning insights.

Retention Software Makes It Easier for Students to Request Help

The newest release of Starfish’s student retention software, its fifth version, features a streamlined interface as well as new ways for acting on data, online help for students, and options for making it easier to communicate with groups of students.

Mercy College Adopts CRM To Boost Engagement

Mercy College in New York has implemented an enterprise constituent relationship management system for higher education to improve its communication with current and prospective students.

High School-to-College Enrollment Counts Correlate with Income Level of Students

School poverty, not minority level, continues to be the strongest indicator of college enrollment, according to a new report issued by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, which does longitudinal research in American education.

South Carolina College Implements New Student Recruitment Technology

Florence-Darlington Technical College will get “single-call” service in an agreement with Greenwood Hall.



Jenzabar Web Portal Adds New Enrollment and Retention Systems

Software company Jenzabar has released a new enrollment Constituent Relationship Module (CRM) to its Jenzabar Internet Campus Solution (JICS), an online portal for connecting stakeholders and providing them access to information and data.

Helix Launches Retention System

A new technology should be able to identify red flags that indicate students may be having academic problems and come up with action plans almost immediately.

Marist College Deploys Analytics for Retention

Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY has developed an open source predictive analytics model that uses big data to help identify students at risk of not completing their coursework.

Innovation: Moving Analytics to Action

We may think of analytics as a maturing area in higher education, but there's still plenty of room for innovation. The real challenge now is to move analytics to action, says Russ Little, PAR's new Chief Innovation Officer.

Campus Management Incorporates CRM into New Student Information System

Campus Management has unveiled a new student information system with constituent relationship management baked in.