Potential Sale of Ellucian
Since I got several inquiries asking if I had any update on the possible sale of Ellucian, I reached out to Ellucian and they (Ellucian) sent my request to TPG Capital (the current owner of Ellucian). TPG formally declined to comment.
So… no news is good news?
No Comment is a comment.
Sale of Instructure to Thoma Bravo
Last Thursday, Instructure was supposed to have a vote to determine if the Thoma Bravo acquisition would get approved. That vote was pushed back to Friday then to February 25th after a series of revised proposals. A more detailed description of this rollercoaster ride can be found on Phil Hills blog.
Customer Relationship Management – Holmesglen Institute of TAFE
Holmesglen Institute Deploys Ellucian CRM Advance to Support Alumni Engagement and Enable Transformative Education Opportunities
Holmesglen Institute just added Ellucian CRM Advance to its suite of Ellucian solutions in order to support its new alumni and philanthropy programs. Equipped with advanced functionalities, CRM Advance eliminates the risks of manual workarounds and taps directly into Ellucian Banner, the Institute’s student information system for data from graduates while offering automated workflows and intuitive engagement.
Source: Yahoo! Finance
Customer Relationship Management – Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Selects CampusNexus Engage to Enhance Lifecycle Communications with Prospects and Students
The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) has selected CampusNexus® Engage to help the institution reach medical-focused prospects and students across geographical boundaries.
“By selecting a modern, cloud-based CRM, we are providing our staff and faculty access to analytics and enhanced student journey insights that will enable data-driven decision making and timely communications,” says RCSI Chief Technology Officer Justin Ralph.
Source: Cision PR Web
Library Information Services – University of Alberta
Talis Aspire launches in Canada with the University of Alberta
The University of Alberta has chosen to implement Talis Aspire, officially marking the availability of Talis Aspire in Canada.
While the university’s library will benefit from streamlined workflows and a clearer view of resource usage, the students will gain easy access to both online and physical resources owned by the institution with clear list structure and assigning importance by faculty. The university’s administration will additionally gain deeper insight into resource utilization with Talis’ deeper layer of analytics.
Source: Library Technology Guide
Online Program Management – Indiana Wesleyan University
Six Red Marbles Partners with Indiana Wesleyan University
Six Red Marbles (SRM) and Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) announced their partnership to develop four Masters in Information Technology Management online courses, opening up new program options for remote students. With SRM’s digital expertise, Indiana Wesleyan University is in a good position to reach its goal to provide state-of-the-art online courses for students.
“[…] We are firmly committed to providing affordable, flexible learning options that lead to great careers, and SRM is helping us accomplish our goals for new technology-related degrees or specializations to release every four to six months for the next two years,” said Erin Crisp, AVP of Innovation of IWU.
Scheduling – Indiana University Bloomington
HighPoint Technology Partners With Indiana University For Course Scheduling Platform
Through the partnership with HighPoint Technology Solutions, over 90,000 Indiana University students will have access to HighPoint Campus Experience and HighPoint Schedule Builder, real-time tools that will enable students to search and register for courses in a human-centric way. HighPoint Technology Solutions utilizes a modern user interface to Oracle’s PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, the university’s SIS.
“[…] HighPoint’s products allow us to leverage our existing investment in PeopleSoft while delivering a vastly improved Student Center experience that was designed with students in mind,” explained Indiana University Associate Vice President for Enterprise Systems Laurie Sullivan.