Challenges and Opportunities at a Resource-Constrained Institution

Top of Mind Podcast: Challenges and Opportunities at a Resource-Constrained Institution

The University of Maryland, Eastern Shore, like many other institutions, has seen a decline in enrollment and a rise in competition. Less state funding exacerbates the challenge. In this Top of Mind Podcast episode, hear CIO Jerry Waldron explain how he is challenging past policies and getting back to basics. Highlights include: Creative solutions to […]

Artificial Intelligence for Enrollment Management

Do you want to fish in a wading pool or a deep-water lake? Many higher education CIOs have been busy maintaining the SIS and CRM systems so vital to recruitment and enrollment and, therefore, have not had time to evaluate artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, machine learning, chatbot, and robotic process automation (RPA) methodologies, which have […]

The Case for SIS Prudence and Balanced Expectations

Getting the Most from Campus Technology It has been about 20 years since the heyday of campus leaders getting excited about student information systems (SIS) on campus. Over this same period of time, enrollments reached their peak, leveled out, and even dropped off this past year for about 70 percent of all campuses. When the […]