Betsy Foresman

Betsy Foresman

Betsy Foresman is an education reporter for EdScoop, where she writes about the virtues and challenges of innovative technology solutions used in higher education and K-12 spaces. Foresman also covers local government IT for StateScoop, on occasion.

Foresman graduated from Texas Christian University in 2018 — go Frogs! — with a BA in journalism and psychology. During her senior year, she worked as an intern at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C., and moved back to the capital after completing her degree because, like Shrek, she feels most at home in the swamp.

Foresman previously worked at Scoop News Group as an editorial fellow.

Higher Education

University CIOs are becoming business leaders, says Educause report

by Betsy Foresman • 21 hours ago

In its 2020 Top 10 IT Issues report, Educause shows how CIOs are evolving into key supporters of their institutions' academic and business goals.

Higher Education

New ASU accessibility service lets students get files in more formats

by Betsy Foresman • 5 days ago

The new tool at Arizona State University now allows downloads of digital course materials in screen reader, braille, MP3 formats.

Higher Education

Howard U. receives $10M donation to fund STEM scholarships

by Betsy Foresman • 6 days ago

The donation from Karsh Family Foundation will fund full scholarships and educational opportunities for students pursuing advanced degrees in STEM.

Higher Education

Pearson acquires adaptive learning technology startup Smart Sparrow

by Betsy Foresman • 6 days ago

Pearson says the new technology will be used to help educators develop more personalized course instruction and feedback for students.

Higher Education

Villanova U. hires former Ellucian executive as CIO

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

Kelly Doney, a former federal IT consultant and executive with the edtech firm Ellucian, will start as the university's tech chief next month.

Higher Education

Penn State's new mobile app puts all academic resources in one place

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

The new mobile app is "bringing everything together" for students' convenience, said university leaders.

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