New Ellucian scholarships encourage university enrollment during the pandemic
As interest in higher education wanes, the software company Ellucian says it plans to offer students $10 million in scholarships by April 2021.
Villanova U. hires former Ellucian executive as CIO
Kelly Doney, a former federal IT consultant and executive with the edtech firm Ellucian, will start as the university's tech chief next month.
Students want tech to help navigate higher education, survey shows
Proactive learning interventions, deadline reminders and increased use of trend data are all things the next generation of students say they want.
Wake Tech added OER to one class and saved students $360K
Open educational resources are saving money and increasing access for students, an administrator at the North Carolina community college says.
Ellucian vulnerability was not behind recent university cyberattacks
The Education Department has released an updated notice providing new information on the widespread attacks against universities reported last month.
Ellucian systems compromised at 62 universities, Education Dept. says
The ongoing vulnerability generated thousands of illicit user accounts, the Education Department says, but the company claims the alert is a mistake.
Want improved student experience? Go paperless, says edtech exec
Kari Branjord, Ellucian's SVP of digital transformation, says universities' paper processes are inhibiting students and their own workforces.
With technology, student success is about 'the whole experience'
Saint Peter's University's Virginia Bender, an institutional planning expert, says success is about more than just getting students to graduation.
Why the education CIO should be a 'servant leader'
Texas Southern University CIO Mario Berry calls for university presidents to listen to their IT leaders, whom he says must support the business.