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Community Colleges in 29 States To Pilot New Accountability System

The nation's community colleges are taking a major step forward in redefining what "success" means for their institutions with the naming this week of 40 pilot colleges to test drive a new Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA), a national system designed to provide accurate data, operational transparency, and the ability for colleges to benchmark student progress and completion data against peer institutions. Read More »

Community Source Initiative Delivers New Enhancements to Banner Human Resources

SunGard Higher Education has released a new version of its Banner Human Resources (HR) system, which is designed to improve business processes and efficiencies through automation. Three of the new enhancements were driven by customer input and collaboration through the SunGard Higher Education Community Source Initiative. Read More »

Ball State University Licenses Comprehensive Suite of Solutions, Services and Hosting from SunGard Higher Education

Ball State University will partner with SunGard Higher Education to implement SunGard’s Banner Digital Campus. The product and related services will help support timely decision making and efficiency in areas from teaching to research, from providing student services to conducting business. Read More »

Gulf Coast CC Implementing Banner Digital Campus

Gulf Coast Community College is implementing SunGard Higher Education’s Banner Digital Campus to create a modern technology platform that will support its long-term needs and help contribute to student success. Read More »

U of AZ Goes Cutting Edge with BMC Software

The University of Arizona needed a way to keep pace with growing needs for business intelligence, research tracking and reliable records for human resources, payroll, finance and students. In response, the university launched Mosaic, a multimillion-dollar campus-wide enterprise systems replacement project supported by Business Service Management (BSM) solutions from BMC Software Read More »

Pearson, Charleston Southern Partner To Increase Access to Online Learning

Pearson and Charleston Southern University (CSU) announce a partnership to further increase students' access to online learning opportunities and affordable course materials. CSU currently uses the Pearson LearningStudio platform to provide many of its general education courses online. Read More »

Pearson Launches Training Program for Online Educators

Preparing online educators is the foundation of Pearson's new Professional Online Educator, a comprehensive approach to training K12, higher education and corporate educators on the leading instructional principles of online learning. Professional Online Educator is fully customizable, with a suite of courses, an internship and a practicum... Read More »

WebStudy and SoftChalk Announce Partnership

The partnership will empower instructors to create learning activities, lessons and courses with SoftChalk and deliver them using MyWebStudyTutor, WebStudy Learning’s intelligent tutoring technology. Read More »

Delaware Selects SunGard for P-20 Data Sharing Solution

SunGard Public Sector and SunGard Higher Education today announced a joint engagement to deliver a centralized portal to the Delaware Department of Education that will help enable electronic student transcript data exchange between P-12 institutions throughout the state and Delaware higher education institutions served by SunGard. Read More »

Study.Net Foundation Launched

Study.Net Corporation today announced the launch of Study.Net Foundation, an independent non-profit organization. The new foundation will support the development of innovative online learning content; and subsidize the purchase of required electronic course material by college and university students. Read More »