Colin Wood

Colin Wood

Managing Editor

Colin Wood is the managing editor of StateScoop and EdScoop. He's reported on government information technology policy for the past decade, on topics including cybersecurity, IT management and governance, health care, public safety and criminal justice reform. He lives in the Sacramento area with his family.

Higher Education

State funding to aid Alabama schools in ways federal relief can't

by Colin Wood • 1 day ago

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey approved a $282 million appropriation for schools and universities from the state's Advancement and Technology Fund.

Higher Education

National University credits chatbot with student retention boost

by Colin Wood • 1 week ago

Administrators at the mostly online California school said the AI-backed tool is also powering a more personalized experience for its approximately 20,000 monthly students.

Higher Education

New Google program offers digital skills to formerly incarcerated adults

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

The search giant developed a bank of online resources for nonprofits working with people recently released from prison.

Higher Education

Universities are adopting cloud services at an accelerating pace

by Colin Wood • 3 weeks ago

New data from The Tambellini Group shows institutions of all sizes are selecting cloud vendors for their finance and human capital management systems.

Higher Education

AI chatbot maker Juji jumps into higher education

by Colin Wood • 3 weeks ago

Juji co-founder Michelle Zhou said her company's chatbots are more flexible and their models come pre-trained for higher education customers.

Higher Education

Mississippi State U. creates chief tech transformation officer role

by Colin Wood • 4 weeks ago

After more than a year of education during the pandemic, Mississippi State is creating a new role above its chief information officer.

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