01 août 2017

Okla. higher ed told to keep doing more with less

University Business LogoFor most of the past decade, Oklahoma’s public higher education system has found itself in an increasingly difficult situation. As business and political leaders have demanded more from colleges and universities, state funding has declined to its lowest level in nearly 20 years. More...

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Business email compromise attack costs Southern Oregon $2M

University Business LogoSouthern Oregon University lost nearly $2 million in funds intended for a contractor after administrators fell for a fraudulent email. More...

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Western New Mexico University partners with Mediasite Join

University Business LogoWith multiple rural satellite campuses for a distributed student body -- including a high percentage of non-traditional students -- Western New Mexico University relies heavily on video and web conferencing for instruction. Using Mediasite Join by Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO) the trusted global leader for video creation and management solutions, the university cost-effectively connects its instructors and students in real time, capturing collaborative classrooms and turning them into rich, searchable video on-demand. More...

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Moody’s downgrades 7 Ill. universities

University Business LogoIllinois public university’s finances are suffering due to the state’s current budget impasse. The impasse has exposed the poor financial decisions made by administrators at many higher education institutions. More...

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UBTech 2017 keynote speakers focus on innovation, leadership and the future of AV

University Business LogoUBTech 2017 featured three renowned speakers who will provide their perspectives on technology, innovation, leadership, disruptive trends and the future of AV and higher education. More...

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E&I partners with the Higher Education Systems and Services Consortium

University Business LogoE&I Cooperatives Services (E&I) and the Higher Education Systems and Services Consortium (HESS), a non-profit organization for private colleges and universities, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work collectively to help members connect and save money through technology and services software agreements. More...

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Montana Tech selects Softdocs

University Business LogoSoftdocs, an enterprise content management, e-forms and workflow provider exclusively for the education market, today announced that Montana Tech, a public university located in Butte, Montana, is using Etrieve for its enterprise content management (ECM) needs. More...

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A new cart for virtual reality charging and storage

University Business LogoWith the introduction of Virtual Reality, the world of education is changing. As instructors are trying to bring this technology into their classroom, the one piece that has been missing has been how to store and charge both the VR goggles and phones safely and securely. More...

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NATO partners with Polish university for e-learning

University Business LogoDefense education is a key agent of transformation and NATO is using it to support institutional reform in partner countries. Through its Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP), the Alliance advises partners on how to build, develop and reform educational institutions in the defence and military domain in the form of peer-to-peer conversations. E-learning is becoming a global trend in defence and military domains and DEEP is using it to improve efficient military education in some partner countries. More...

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More men named in sex assault cases are taking accusers to court

University Business LogoIn the past three years, male students accused of sexual misconduct have filed hundreds of lawsuits, charging that they were the victims of both false allegations and school procedures that failed to properly vet the claims. More...

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