Administrative/Business Tools


Spartanburg Community College Taps Tech for Managing Campus Events

Spartanburg Community College can now more easily schedule, promote and manage campus events with a centralized, shared calendar.

Fayetteville State U Adopts Private Coaching to Improve Student Retention

Fayetteville State University has teamed with a private partner to offer 300 new full-time students personal support via executive-style coaching.



Chalk & Wire Rebrand Seeks to Boost Experiential Learning

Chalk & Wire has rebranded its assessment platform. Now known as “CWPro,” the higher education platform supports experiential learning for college students, while offering increased scalability for administrators.

Flywire Offering Lowest Mastercard Discount on International Tuition Payments

International students worldwide with Mastercard now have the option to save on cross-border tuition payments.

Indiana U Service Takes Single Application for Multiple Campuses

Besides paying one application fee, the candidate also needs to provide just a single copy of a transcript and official test scores and submit one essay.

Who's Worth More: the Administrator or the Professor?

"How Much is Too Much? Controlling Administrative Costs through Effective Oversight" provides a set of baselines allowing public and private non-profit institutions to compare the ratio of their spending on administration relative to spending on instruction.

Universities Overwhelmed with International Credit Card Tuition Payments

A new survey of 100 finance and admissions teams at American universities found that many international students pay their tuition with credit cards, putting all universities about $285 million in the hole collectively each year just to process oversees payments— not to mention nearly a third of the school year lost for some staff.

Hobsons Launches Tool to Schedule High School Counselor, College Admissions Visits

RepVisits is now available at no cost to all high school counselors directly within the Hobsons Counselor Community social network. It’s integrated into Hobsons’ Intersect platform that launched last month and the college and career readiness platform Naviance as well.

ClearScholar Integrates Salesforce to Make Campus Apps More Student-Centric

ClearScholar has partnered with Salesforce.org, the philanthropic arm of Salesforce, to help drive mobile connectedness on campus and boost self-advocacy for students.

NC Community College System Modernizes IT Infrastructure at 40 Campuses

The 58-campus North Carolina Community College System recently selected Fujitsu M10 servers and Ellucian software to be implemented at 40 colleges. As a result, NCCCS is experiencing a 50 percent decrease in power consumption using the energy efficient green technology, in addition to faster response times.

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