Recruitment & Retention

Earn2Learn Launches Student Attendance App for College

Earn2Learn is launching a new mobile app designed to encourage family engagement and student attendance at the middle school through college levels.

MIT Researchers Develop Model To Predict MOOC Dropouts

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a model that aims to predict when students will drop out of a MOOC.

Report: Giving Credit for Prior Learning Boosts Persistence

Anew report from Pearson Education and the American Council on Education lays out the benefits to students, institutions and employers for issuing credit for prior learning.

Canvas Integrates AspirEDU Retention Tools

AspirEDU and Instructure have partnered to integrate the former's student retention analytics tools with the latter's Canvas learning management system for joint customers.

Institute Sees 14% Gain in Applications with Cloud-Based CRM

The Institute for Study Abroad, which operates out of Butler University in Indianapolis, has gone public with results of the use of constituent relationship management software in its operations.

Jenzabar Launches College Readiness Survey and Analysis Tool

Jenzabar is adding another tool to its Student Success suite of technology and services for higher education.

Right-Fitting Students with Majors Increases Chances of College Success

A study from testing organization ACT asked students about their planned majors when they register for and take the ACT college admissions test.

Survey: More Educators Are Using Social Media for Fundraising

According to the sixth annual CASE/Huron/mStoner Social Media Survey, 57 percent of respondents reported using social media to fundraise in 2015, compared to 47 percent in 2014.

Comevo, Regroup Partner on New Student Communication

Regroup and Comevo have partnered in an effort to provide improved communication between community colleges and new and transfer students.

CU Boulder Launches Academic Advising Hub Online

The University of Colorado Boulder has developed a new academic advising service designed to help students stay in touch with their academic advisors, mentors and other university staff.