Loyola University New Orleans Selects Ellucian to Modernize Technology Operations
Ellucian Chosen to Support Loyola’s Digital Transformation, Improve User Experience for Campus Community
NEW ORLEANS, LA and RESTON, VA – Ellucian, the leading higher education technology solutions provider, and Loyola University New Orleans today announced that Ellucian has won a competitive bid to modernize the university’s technology operations. A new Ellucian customer, Loyola joins more than 1,100 institutions worldwide that have chosen Ellucian as their cloud partner.
Loyola chose Ellucian Colleague SaaS, a comprehensive ERP system, to support the university’s digital transformation as part of its Strategic Plan 2020. This plan calls for replacing the university’s manual ERP system and investing in modern technology for its finance and student information systems.
Using Colleague SaaS, Loyola will streamline its business processes by eliminating redundancies and manual processes. Colleague SaaS will provide the campus community with an improved user experience that makes it easier for students, faculty and staff to communicate, find information they need and accomplish any task from anywhere at any time. The platform’s integrated reporting capabilities and analytics will enable more informed decision-making throughout the university.
“We are excited about the power of the Colleague platform to completely modernize our systems,” said President Tania Tetlow of Loyola University New Orleans. “Loyola will become more nimble; processes will be more efficient and flexible; and faculty, staff and students will be able to do more with self-service, so that we can focus on our core strength: helping students succeed.”
“We are honored that Loyola University New Orleans chose Ellucian to accelerate their digital transformation,” said Laura Ipsen, President and CEO, Ellucian. “By moving to the cloud with Colleague SaaS, the university is unlocking a powerful, open ecosystem that will help students succeed and enable the institution’s innovation strategy no matter how it evolves. We look forward to a strong partnership.”