Administrative/Business Tools

Motivating IT staff at colleges and universities

Motivating IT: Dump Bonuses and Low Base Salaries; Pay Fairly and Well; Ratchet Up Autonomy

Are you taking the wrong approach to motivating the IT team at your college or university? You might be, if you are using traditional and intuitive approaches to rewarding behavior. That is according to Daniel Pink, the keynote speaker at the 2015 Educause conference in Indianapolis.

Industry Partnership to Release Integrated System for Competency-Based Education

LoudCloud Systems and Greenwood Hall are teaming up to launch an integrated offering for colleges and universities offering competency-based education programs.

Arkansas State Deploys New Administrative Software on 2-Year College Campuses

Arkansas State University will use CampusNexus at its three two-year colleges that involve 6,000 students on nine campuses.

New Cloud Entrant in Student Admissions Ties to Financial and HR

Workday, a company better known for its cloud-based HR and financial systems software, is releasing Student Admissions, an application to help institutions with enrollment.

Quincy U Streamlines Administrative Work, Improves Student Services With New ERP

Quincy University is simplifying administrative processes, improving student-facing tools and boosting data analytics with a new ERP system.

Fine Tuning the Focus — 25 Years of Campus Computing

Kenneth Green draws on 25 years with The Campus Computing Project to reflect on higher ed's IT priorities.

Not Your Mother's Portal — A New Architecture to Access Campus Info

The traditional campus portal has long served us well to navigate and link to what we need. But today's students have grown up in a culture of mobile devices, finding what they need with simpler search protocols, usually with just one click. So is it time to dump the portal and invest in more up-to-date technology?

U Central Florida Signs with 'Concierge' Service for Help in Peaks

The University of Central Florida is working with an external service provider to get help with student services during busy periods.

student asleep in lecture hall: study shows early school start times are harmful to students

Early Class Start Times Conflict with Student Biology

How about starting high school at 10 a.m. and college at 11? That's among the recommendations from a new study examining the impact of early start times for students.

Michigan State U Streamlines Payments with E-Invoicing

Michigan State University has selected a new electronic invoicing tool in an effort to streamline invoice and payment processes.