Practicing agile operations
Oregon State University Foundation

Practicing agile operations

CHALLENGE: Move advancement operations in a limited time period

Guided by its core values of collaboration and innovation, and an established tech-centric culture, the Oregon State University Foundation was quickly able to pivot when the order for remote work came down. With cloud systems immediately available, its employees were up and running from their home offices within days. Such fast action enabled the Foundation to establish the Beavers Care Initiative to assist students affected by COVID-19 and support the university in securing philanthropic funding for research and outreach solutions related to the pandemic.

Instead of navigating through system access and administrative issues, our team was able to immediately direct efforts to address the needs of our community. Ellucian was an important part of our success story.

Mark Koenig, Chief Innovation Officer and Vice President for Technology, OSUF


Ellucian CRM Advance


  • Modern CRM system facilitates online work
  • Business continuity plan worked well
  • Transitioned near 170 employees to remote work within a few days
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