Higher-Education Technology News

All news articles from the CT editorial team, in chronological order.


Oklahoma State U Adds ERP To Improve Student Experience

Oklahoma State University is upgrading its enterprise resource planning system in an effort to improve student experience and reduce operational support.

Marylhurst Automates Admissions Processes with Enrollment Rx

A 1,400-student university in Portland, OR is moving its administrative work to a cloud-based constituent relationship management program.

UC Irvine Team Studying Crowdprogramming

Two researchers at the University of California Irvine have been awarded $800,000 to continue their exploration of "crowdprogramming."

Northwestern Counseling Master's Going Online

Northwestern University's Family Institute in Illinois is taking its counseling master's program completely online.



$1 Million Grant Funds STEM Camps Across Texas Colleges

As part of a $1 million grant, 14 Texas universities and community colleges are receiving funds for high-tech STEM camps to help prepare students for future careers in aerospace, biotechnology, IT, and more.

Southern Illinois U Adopts IP Management To Support BYOD

Southern Illinois University has adopted an Internet Protocol Address Management solution in an effort to improve network visibility, reduce the risk of error and to share administrative requirements between teams.

University Alliance Promotes Discipline of Play

Could there be a cabinet post for a "czar of play" in this country's future?

New Study Tracks Internet Quality Around the World

A collaboration between the Internet Society and Finland's Aalto University is crowdsourcing information from smartphones, tracking the quality of Internet connectivity around the world, and displaying it via an interactive map.

Online Learning Consortium Formalizes Ives as Head

The formerly named Sloan Consortium (rebranded earlier this month) has named Kathleen Ives CEO and executive director, following an interim stint in those roles. OLC is a non-profit organization focused on helping colleges and universities "launch and sustain high-quality online learning initiatives."

Report: Classroom Design Improves Student Engagement

Classrooms designed for active learning can improve student engagement, according to new research from Steelcase, a company that provides furniture for use in educational settings.