Although several technology companies presented their approaches to innovations in higher education at this week's White House Education Datapalooza, one company is using its participation in the event as motivation to introduce new initiatives to help students reach their educational goals.
Online technologies are moving advising out of academic offices and onto the Web, where students gain anytime, anywhere access to advisers and tools to help them succeed.
The University of Washington is gearing up to deploy Kuali Student, a student information system built on Kuali open source platform. The SIS, which will integrate with UW's existing systems, includes modules for student academic planning as well as course and program development.
Two institutions have gone public with their adoption of new systems for fundraising database management.
Deltak has introduced its new Engage Student Relationship Platform (SRP), designed to help educational institutions track and communicate with students from recruitment through graduation.
Ellucian has launched a constituent relationship management solution, dubbed Ellucian Enterprise CRM, designed specifically for higher education institutions.
Open source education technology service provider Unicon has launched Test Drive Student Success Plan, an open source case management suite.
Ellucian has debuted its new constituent relationship management (CRM) solution built specifically for colleges and universities.
Smart universities are turning to new data sources to identify those students who need a nudge toward success.
University of California, Riverside is receiving about $2 million to support efforts to retain students in science, technology, engineering, and math, especially underrepresented students. The funding is being provided through the National Science Foundation's STEM Talent Expansion Program (STEP).