higher education news
Pearson+ claims 2 million registered users since launch in July
Data from the textbook subscription service will help Pearson better design digital learning experiences, the company's CEO said in an investor presentation.
Penn State names interim replacement for outgoing CIO
Michael Büsges, Penn State's senior director for enterprise projects, will serve as interim CIO while the university finds a replacement for NYU-bound Don Welch.
Ohio University IT partners with analytics center to recommend anti-plagiarism tools
A campus research center will ask students and faculty what software fits their needs, so that the IT department can update its recommendations.
New college course-sharing network wants to help students graduate
A new national network aims to allow institutions to tap into online course-sharing without major investments in digital learning infrastructure.
Miami-Dade College CIO outlines plans for systemwide CRM
Administrators are looking to centralize the platform used to communicate with students to better make use of data and enable predictive analytics.
Purdue students cause traffic. City asks if they can solve it.
West Lafayette, Indiana's population spikes when class is in session, so the city is throwing a challenge.
Universities don't want their students to upgrade to Windows 11 yet
Potential compatibility issues with Microsoft's latest operating system are leading higher education institutions to warn against an immediate upgrade.
U. of Arizona president's contract ties IT goals to $50K in bonuses
University of Arizona President Robert Bobbins can earn bonuses if he cuts overhead IT costs and upgrades
Higher ed policy database gives institutions a new resource
Many universities can now search for the policies of their peer institutions, with entries for topics ranging from violence to freedom of expression.
U. Missouri to develop cyber brain for 'smart' devices
Researchers plan to develop an add-on device to monitor attacks and adapt to emerging threats against "internet of things" devices.