higher education news
How campus emergency managers cut through chaos during a crisis
Higher education emergency managers said details like which emojis to use in alerts and maintaining documentation can make a difference during a crisis.
'EnTribe' CEO says universities want 'authentic' community engagement
EnTribe CEO Adam Dornbusch also said universities want more control over user-generated content than social media can provide.
Universities are personalizing communications to compete
As the pool of prospective students shrinks, institutions are using analytics to help their admissions and enrollment offices shape their communications.
Florida college says chatbot brought back 'near-grads' with humor, advice
Administrators said "Gwen" can answer questions, tell jokes and use emojis to get encourage students to re-enroll.
Colleges, employers plan to keep virtual recruiting events this fall
A National Association of Colleges and Employers poll found more than 70% of colleges polled plan to host virtual career fairs this fall.
Virginia Tech to review IT, cybersecurity operations
With the help of Deloitte, the university is mapping its technology to spot inefficiencies and opportunities.
Anyone can create a scholarship with Kaleidoscope's new tool
The platform's founder said he hopes the new "Award Builder" tool will help reduce student debt.
Textbook publisher Pearson sues Chegg for copyright infringement
The publisher claims Chegg is profiting from verbatim answers copied from its textbooks.
Edtech giant Blackboard to merge with Anthology
Executives of the two companies said they want to create an "edtech ecosystem" with their combined technologies.
College of Charleston's digital service hub to offer 'targeted communications'
College staff are currently updating a decade-old portal with a new platform that's set to go live within the next three weeks.