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

SUNY Poly ditches physical bookstores with virtual offering

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

A deal with Akademos gives the institution a chance to repurpose the space that some students were calling "out of date."

Higher Education

UCLA taps Google Cloud for API project

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

A Google Cloud executive said APIs are unlocking data for organizations across universities, including at UCLA.

Higher Education

U. Wisconsin-Green Bay names a new CIO

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

Wendy Woodward, the former chief information officer of Wheaton College in Illinois, is UW-Green Bay's new CIO.

Higher Education

CSU system giving iPads to 35,000 students

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

A partnership with Apple is hoped to improve students' academic performance and support the university's goal of boosting graduation rates.

Higher Education

First-time college freshmen are dropping out, researchers find

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

Persistence rates were steady as enrollment plummeted during the pandemic, but data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center shows that freshmen are dropping out.

Higher Education

National University claims assessment tool saved students $25M

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

Software the California nonprofit uses to help students plan their educational and career paths is paying dividends, administrators said.

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