higher education news
City University of New York names Eusebio Formoso as CIO
The City University of New York named former New York City finance department CIO Eusebio Formoso to lead its IT services.
Siemens acquires Brightly in $1.5 billion edtech deal
The $1.5 billion deal will help tech giant Siemens on its way to "fully autonomous buildings," executives said.
Education industry looks to balance OPM oversight between institutional control and federal regulation
The Department of Education is reviewing how it regulates the relationships between colleges and their online program management services.
Education Department to cancel $6 billion in loans to defrauded students
The Education Department reached a proposed settlement with about 200,000 borrowers who attended schools found to have committed misconduct.
More students are 'stacking' credentials
The National Student Clearinghouse found that undergraduate attainment rose 4% thanks to students seeking additional credentials.
Canvas will let students connect to health services directly from the LMS
Instructure, which publishes the Canvas learning management system, is integrating campus telehealth provider TimelyMD into its software.
CSU adds additional cohort for 'student success analytics' certificate
California State University is adding another cohort for its Student Success Analytics certificate this fall to meet heightened demand.
Education Dept. awards General Dynamics $121 million to modernize student aid eligibility
The Education Department awarded General Dynamics Information Technology $121.8 million to overhaul its financial aid system.
CISA-backed nonprofit announces 'National Cybersecurity Education Month'
Nonprofit Cyber.org expanded its cybersecurity education week to National Cybersecurity Education Month, in hopes of boosting collaboration.
Modern Campus launches text messages aimed at bringing students back
As higher education's enrollment crisis continues, Modern Campus launches a suite of text messages designed to bring students back to school.