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Building a competitive edge

In partnership with Ellucian Managed Services, The University of St. Thomas reconfigured the IT department to achieve strategic alignment with institutional goals, and to prepare for the ever-changing landscape of higher ed.

What it takes to become 'radically student-centered'

Straight talk from higher ed leaders about the urgent need for student-centered transformation.

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A streamlined process for course exceptions and transfers

How automation and systems integration help Purdue University Northwest expedite exception processing and approval routing.

Building an institutional strategic plan

Get an inside look at how State Fair Community College’s campus and local communities worked together on a new strategic plan.

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Advising 200+ additional students per year—and increasing retention to 81%

Seeking to help more students succeed through enhanced advising and interventions, Lee University implemented CRM Advise.

Student Persistence and Retention: How Faculty Can Embrace a More Active Role

With many other student support systems diminished because of the pandemic, faculty members are best positioned to engage meaningfully with students.

How to Drive Institutional Success Through Enterprise Architecture

What’s the value of enterprise architecture, and how does it fit into the overall strategy of your organisation? During the podcast we discuss enterprise architecture in the higher education landscape.

Competing for workforce development grant funding

To prepare a successful grant application for your workforce-development programming, don’t forget these important steps.

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The Foundation for Transforming Enrollment

Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo utilizes Ellucian Banner to streamline their enrollment processes and increase enrollment.