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Washington U in St. Louis Revamps Portal for Robust Search

Washington University in St. Louis is rolling out a new portal that will serve as a single point of access for campus resources.

SUNY Selects SciQuest Suite to Modernize Procurement Processes

Using the full SaaS source-to-settle suite from SciQuest, a provider of spend management and e-procurement solutions, all 64 SUNY colleges and universities will be able to manage systemwide spending under a more unified, established set of business processes.

Annual FIRE Survey Finds Improvement in College Free Speech Policies

A new report out from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has issued red lights to 40 percent of institutions of higher education for their "severely restrictive" written policies on free speech. This year's survey of speech policies encompassed 449 schools.

New Task Force to Develop Quality Assurance Standards for Non-Traditional Education Programs

Entangled Solutions is forming a Quality Assurance Task Force to drive accountability and transparency for emerging models of education.



Harvard Library Rolls Out Technology to Enhance Collaboration and Streamline Operations

Harvard Library has selected a new library management platform from Ex Libris, in an effort to foster collaboration and streamline operations across more than 70 Harvard Library units.

U San Diego Turns to the Cloud to Protect Student Data

The University of San Diego is moving its privileged account management to the cloud, as part of an overall effort to take a cloud-first approach to IT functions.

Global Coalition of Library Associations Endorses Preservation of Digital Scholarship

The International Alliance of Research Library Associations, an international coalition of academic and research library associations, is supporting an initiative to preserve digital scholarship.

CCSF Unable to Verify Instruction for 16,000 Online Students

California’s City College of San Francisco has been unable to prove to the state that instructors taught approximately 16,000 students in nearly 600 online courses from 2011 to 2014. No fraud is suspected, but the college will repay the state $39 million over the next 10 years.

Ellucian Unveils Cloud ERP Offerings

Ellucian today announced the availability of its Banner and Colleague ERP systems in the cloud.

Ohio Wesleyan U Lures Prospective Students with Personalized Web and Mobile Platform

Ohio Wesleyan University is turning to technology from Evolution Labs to increase applications from prospective students.

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