Industry News: Higher ed institutions strengthen student, faculty programs

Partnering with providers, schools assess student success, add new information management software, include food delivery app, participate in agriculture research, and more
By: | Issue: January/February, 2020
January 12, 2020
(Photo by Mimi Thian on Unsplash)(Photo by Mimi Thian on Unsplash)

California State University San Marcos staff and students will participate in interviews with Inside Track professionals, who will evaluate student success programs for three months and then provide an assessment on how to increase graduation rates, eliminate equity gaps and meet state workforce needs. InsideTrack will conduct similar projects for CSU Dominguez Hills and CSU Stanislaus.

New Mexico State University replaced existing satellite transmission with LTN’s managed IP network to transmit athletics telecasts to multiple channels more easily and at a lower cost. LTN will provide backhaul services. 


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Missouri State University Foundation aims to strengthen engagement with alumni and supporters using Ellucian CRM Advance. The cloud-based system will streamline workflows and integrate with the university’s Ellucian Banner ERP software.  

The University of Texas at Dallas students and faculty members now use a Starship Technologies app for on-demand food deliveries from 30 Starship robots. Orders can be tracked in real time. Chartwells Higher Education helped roll out the solution.

Princeton University Library will manage and govern records using Infolinx. The information management software will restrict access to sensitive information based on staff roles, and its barcode tracking system will manage warehouse space for off-site active records. 

North Carolina State University invited SAS scientists to participate in an agriculture research project to increase crop yields, create varieties, extend growing seasons, enhance sustainability and produce technology. SAS scientists will provide expertise in the use of artificial intelligence and analytics in agriculture.