Understanding 529 Plans: Equipping Students and Parents for Success
In this web seminar, presenters provided an overview of 529 plans, and outlined some key strategies for communicating with students and parents to help them understand their plans and to clarify the most common misconceptions. Sponsored content by Transact.
CIO Panel: Evaluating ECM for the Higher Ed Technology Stack
This web seminar featured a panel discussion about the role of the chief information officer in higher education, the technologies available, the unique uses of enterprise content management (ECM), and the importance of security and integration within systems of record. Sponsored content by Softdocs.
The B-school boondoggle
Historian Steve Conn says business schools take precedence over liberal arts programs, often with state-of-the-art facilities and more resources. But when it comes to measuring results, there is a disappointing history of missed opportunities, unmet aspirations and education mistakes.
Voices in Tech: Transitioning technology operations when higher ed institutions merge
At UB Tech® 2019, Nassar Nizami, senior vice president and CIO of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, discussed the process of merging with Philadelphia University, including how to retain staff and communicate strategically.
Helping University of Wyoming Reimagine Human Resources
Oracle’s suite of products not only saves time and money on the timekeeping, absence management and payroll process for the University of Wyoming’s 8,000 employees, but has also transformed how staffers recruit, hire, train and review workers. Sponsored content by Oracle.
Leveraging financial data to drive institutional results
Vice President of Finance and Administration V. Terry Dennis is making use of Jenzabar Analytics at Florida Southern College to simplify financial data collection and processing, which would make it easier to analyze data for strategic school planning. Sponsored content by Jenzabar.
Innovative furniture allows for multi-use classroom
When Santa Clara University needed one room to accommodate many uses, it turned to a familiar partner, Computer Comforts. The company, which has worked with the California institution for 15 years, built customized furniture to create a functional, flexible space. Sponsored content by Computer Comforts.