Student Life Cycle Management

Fresno State sees quick savings with electronic financial aid refunds

Higher One’s OneDisburse Refund Management funds disbursement service ends the need for the school to print and mail checks

California State University, Fresno, takes pride in its reputation as one of the leading public universities in the state, but last year the business staff discovered that Fresno State was lagging in one noteworthy area: the percentage of students electing to receive financial aid refunds electronically.

Business services partnership furthers philosophy of oneness on Colorado campus

Naropa University works hand-in-hand with Jenzabar to sync systems including ERP

In the heart of Boulder, Colorado, sits a college where the whole student is greater than the sum of his or her parts. It is a place called Naropa University, where contemplative education encourages students to transform themselves and the world.

Courting Merit Scholars Opens Door to Questions

An introductory course here in American government offers the kind of intimate, interactive learning that scholars prize: just 20 students, most of them freshmen, debating the merits of the Senate filibuster one recent morning, and parrying pointed questions from a professor who knew their names.

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U Of Wisconsin To Cap Nonresident Undergrad Enrollment At 27.5%

It's official: Enrollment of nonresident undergrads at University of Wisconsin campuses will be capped at 27.5%, starting next fall.

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Boosting U of Wisconsin Nonresident Enrollment Sparks Debate

A proposal to raise the percentage of nonresident students allowed to enroll at University of Wisconsin System campuses has ignited a debate over whether it would reduce access for state residents to UW-Madison.

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Understanding Your Three-Year Cohort Default Rate

Schools can learn more about their three-year student loan cohort default rates by: understanding the default rate calculation, anticipating default rate implications, assembling the right team of stakeholders to address default rates, examining and understanding borrower characteristics and creating and implementing the best plan of action.

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Protecting Your Institution from the Student Debt Problem

With the nation's student debt passing $1 trillion, those questioning the cost and value of higher education are getting more attention in the mainstream media. Has your institution felt pressure to justify its tuition? Have you seen admission and retention numbers drop? The issue of student debt isn't going away, but there are ways to minimize its impact on your institution.

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Models of Efficiency Winter 2012 Honorees

As we come to the close of the year, and of budgets for many, University Business’ Winter 2012 Models of Efficiency honorees offer up excellent examples of ways in which colleges and universities can save money and reduce their bottom line. From automation to consolidation to going digital, these nine winners provide a series of successful ideas that can help with evaluating, planning, and squeezing more out of next year’s budgets.

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UC Davis Enrolls Record Number Of Undergrads

UC Davis welcomed a record number of new undergraduate students during fall 2012.

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Illinois' Presence Shrinks At U. Of I.

At Urbana-Champaign campus, 25% of freshmen are from out of state

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