News Update
Breaking Stories in Higher Ed


  • U Hawaii Settles Data Breach Class Action Suit

    The University of Hawaii system has settled a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of 96,000 students, faculty, staff, and alumni who were part of five alleged data breaches at four institutions between 2009 and 2011.

  • 2012 Campus Technology Innovators: Call for Entries

    We seek exemplary colleges and universities, their visionary technology project leadership, and their innovative vendor partners who have deployed extraordinary campus technology solutions to campus challenges. Is your innovative technology project a model for others to follow? Nominate your institution, technology project leaders, and vendor partners by Feb. 24! Follow the link to enter.

  • Stevens Institute of Technology Moves Financial Systems to Open Source Kuali

    New Jersey's Stevens Institute of Technology has transitioned its financial systems to an open source platform. To replace its 30-year-old legacy system, Stevens adopted the Kuali Financial System, a tool developed and maintained by a partnership of higher education institutions and private companies.

  • U Nebraska Kearney Moves to Hosted CRM

    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.


  • Harvard Business School Works with TopCoder in MBA Rehab

    A makeover of Harvard Business School's well-known MBA program, introduced in January 2011 and begun last fall, has entered the phase where the students are turning to coders around the world for help in developing their business ideas.

  • Lectora Releases Talent Management Software

    Trivantis has released Lectora Talent Management, a new software offering designed to identify gaps in staff development and address those gaps in conjunction with a learning management system already in use by an organization or school district.


Professional Resources