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Higher Education Trends

4 Decisions CIOs Need to Make to Assume a More Strategic Role on Campus

January 25, 2023

Recently, Inside Higher Ed and Hanover Research collaborated to conduct a survey of campus chief technology and information officers. One of...

Higher Education Trends

When It Comes to Institutional Strategies: What Do CIOs and CTOs Have to Say?

January 4, 2023

To better understand the state of higher education technology, Inside Higher Ed collaborated with Hanover Research and conducted its first-e...

Higher Education Trends

Can Higher Ed Bridge the Chasm Between Education and Employment?

October 26, 2022

Investigating how the pandemic impacted college and university enrollments is its own chapter in the history books. But if the pandemic alon...

Higher Education

Businesses Are Using Chatbots. Why Colleges and Universities Should, Too.

October 5, 2022

If it seems like nearly every website you’ve visited recently greets you with a chatbot, you’re not imagining things. There was a surge in c...

Higher Education

It’s Time to Make Time for Training

July 13, 2022

Many institutions began their digital transformations well before the pandemic’s onset. Some colleges and universities are even nearing the ...

Higher Education Trends

Celebrating Women: Jenzabar Founder, CEO, and President Ling Chai Maginn

May 9, 2022

Jenzabar is supporting EDUCAUSE’s Women Advance Technology event, part of the new EDUCAUSE Leadership Series. As we approach the May 10 trac...


Jenzabar Podcast, Ep. 1 Recapped: How to Address Higher Education Challenges in 2022

January 12, 2022

As Founding Director of the Campus Computing Project Casey Green noted during the inaugural episode of the Jenzabar Podcast: Issues that loo...

Student Success

3 Ways Virtual Classrooms Can Address Physical Classroom Challenges

January 5, 2022

During the pandemic, our world changed. In what now seems like the blink of an eye, almost every educational institution shifted to online l...

Higher Education

3 Ways to Make Financial Aid More Efficient Via Automation

December 15, 2021

Financial aid is an important driver for college enrollment. In the past few years, as enrollments have fallen, getting the right financial ...

Student Success

3 Ways Virtual Classrooms Can Help Teachers Teach and Students Learn

December 8, 2021

At the beginning of the pandemic, institutions were forced to close physical classes within a few short weeks, and faculty had to transition...

Student Success

EDUCAUSE Top IT Issues for 2022 Top 10, Part 3: Breaking Down Silos and Staying Agile

November 17, 2021

“Agile” isn’t a term commonly employed in a college classroom or departmental meeting. And yet, the need for institutions to stay agile and ...

Student Success

EDUCAUSE Top IT Issues For 2022 Top 10, Part 2: What Lessons Have We Learned in the Pandemic?

November 10, 2021

During its 2021 conference, EDUCAUSE released its Top IT Issues of 2022. Discussing these on the Jenzabar Podcast, founding director of The ...


EDUCAUSE Top IT Issues for 2022 Top 10, Part 1: Embrace the Digital Future

November 3, 2021

During EDUCAUSE’s 2021 conference, a question that underscored the event seemed to be: Are the changes COVID-19 wrought on college campuses ...

Advancement: 5 Tips for Keeping Your Donor Data Secure

October 27, 2021

A large concern for an institution’s advancement office is the security of its donor data. Advancement offices want to make sure donors feel...