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Florida Universities Take System Approach in Addressing Growth of Online

The plan was first begun a year ago when the board created a task force to examine how the state could better meet workforce needs through online education and increase effectiveness while reducing costs.

SIS Gets Do-Over in Unit4 Release

Almost five months after acquiring a United States-based student information system company, international enterprise resource planning provider Unit4 is set to launch a new education offering of its own.

Dell Releases Statistica Free to Higher Ed

Dell has launched a free version of its Statistica advanced analytics software for college students and professors in the United States.

Blackboard Learn 9.1 Adds Updates for Competency Ed, More

Blackboard Learn is getting a cluster of new features and assuring its customers that the flagship software still matters even as the company pursues development of its next-generation software.

U Missouri Program Connects Students to Digital Course Materials

The University of Missouri System is partnering with Pearson on a digital delivery program aimed at giving students easier access to course content and better preparing them for the first day of class.

Campus Management Launches CRM Consulting Practice

Campus Management is establishing a consulting practice to help higher education institutions make better use of their constituent relationship management systems.

Pantheon Launches EDU Version for Higher Ed

Pantheon, a Web site management platform for WordPress and Drupal, has introduced Pantheon for EDU exclusively for educational institutions.

Lumen Learning Intros Personalized Learning Courseware

A new offering from open education company Lumen Learning offers students and faculty insights and tools to make their own decisions about how to learn most effectively.

Texas A&M To Use Visualization Space To Archive Protest

A group of students and faculty at Texas A&M University livestreamed Rise Up!, a protest against mass incarceration taking place in New York City on Saturday, October 24.

U Florida Turns Distance Learning Into Searchable Video on Demand

The University of Florida is rolling out technology from Sonic Foundry to record, store and manage distance learning courses, collaborative meetings and special events that occur via videoconference.