The University of South Florida is updating and improving its recruiting and admissions capabilities at its Tampa campus with new software designed to "broaden and improve communication channels to students," the school said in a news release.
Tyler Junior College (TJC) has implemented a new platform for its student engagement and communication efforts.
TargetX has unveiled a new version of its Student Recruitment Manager with YouTube tracking and new communication tools.
The United States' oldest pharmacy school has gone public with its implementation of software for managing its relationships with 14,000 alumni.
Ball State University is seeking to boost retention with the adoption of a constituent relationship management platform and fundraising suite.
Vanderbilt University is consolidating its six legacy admissions systems into a single solution with Oracle CRM.
Universities are wrestling with the possibilities and pitfalls of making homegrown IT products available beyond their campuses. CT spoke with John Campbell, associate vice president for academic technologies at Purdue University (IN), about the school's decision to choose a commercial partnership over an open source approach when marketing Signals, its student-retention program.
In an effort to expand its student recruitment efforts beyond its traditional base, University of Nebraska Kearney is adopting a hosted CRM solution. The move is also aimed at improving retention rates among the institution's 6,500 students.
Colorado Community College System (CCCS) is deploying a new early intervention system across their 13 colleges and online consortium designed to identify at-risk students.
In May 2011, WCET announced the receipt of funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to begin work on the Predictive Analytics Reporting Framework. Now, a federated dataset has been created and PAR researchers have already begun to analyze the data, looking for variables affecting student performance and success. Here, WCET Executive Director Ellen Wagner comments on this milestone for the PAR Framework and on plans to expand the database to increase opportunities for sharing predictive analytics more widely.