Student affairs departments are using technology to strengthen relationships between students and their campus.
Youngstown State University is seeing quantifiable improvements in retention and grades for first and second year students two years after implementing a pilot program to test a pair of early alert applications.
Educational Testing Service has launched SuccessNavigator, an assessment tool designed to help improve retention and graduation rates among incoming college students.
Columbus State University has implemented data warehouse and business intelligence software with the goal of improving student retention and graduation rates.
A1.iO has unveiled its open source student finance module, A1 Student Finance, which can be used as a standalone product or linked to a student information system (SIS).
The University of Miami has adopted a new constituent relationship management solution in an effort to integrate recruitment systems and improve communication.
Blackboard has added a new supports for at-risk students to its learning management system, Blackboard Learn. The new retention tool is one of several enhancements added to the latest version of Blackboard Learn, Release 9.1 Service Pack 12.
Allegheny College, a small liberal arts college in Pennsylvania, plans to implement a cloud-based constituent relationship management solution in its admissions and financial aid departments to support and develop students' "unusual combinations" of interests and talents.
Coker College in Hartsville, SC has deployed a constituent relationship management platform to help the school automate its admissions process, and increase retention and enrollment.
For schools taking their first steps into the cloud, the admissions department may be the perfect place to start. Here's why.