Technology has impacted many roles in academia, including the university registrar. Nancy Specht, assistant dean for institutional research and the university registrar for the University of Rochester in New York, explains how the registrar’s office has become a technology hub and partner to IT. Specht also talks about how the university is partnering with us and other customers on the continuing design of Workday Student, and why she turned from skeptic to Workday Student’s “biggest cheerleader.”
A huge mismatch exists between what higher education institutions offer in terms of digital tools, and what students themselves want when they get to campus. Watch our video to find out how Workday's recently-graduated product managers build a system with students in mind.
EDUCAUSE has revealed its "Top 10 IT issues," and once again student success—and technology's ability to support it—is on the list. Liz Dietz explains how the newly released Workday Student system was designed from scratch to help higher education institutions focus on student satisfaction and success.
At Workday, we are extremely proud that Indian River State College, whose overriding mission is to enable the success of students, is the very first higher education institution to go live on Workday Student. Paul O’Brien, vice president for institutional technology and CIO, and Meredith Coughlin, assistant dean of enterprise systems at IRSC, discuss their Workday experience and the power of one unified system.
In celebration of the general availability of Workday Student next week, we sat down with Broward College's Patti Barney, VP of IT, and Caleb Cornelius, associate VP of student business services, to talk about their journey as early design partners.
The higher education landscape is changing, requiring colleges to take a closer look at the way students are learning and preparing for life after the classroom. Liz Dietz explains how Workday and its design partners are rethinking the tried-and-true methods of the past and building something to support the next generation of students.
Only one-third of college students go immediately into their chosen careers after graduation, while the rest will take several years or more to find their paths. Author Jeffrey J. Selingo identifies three things that lead to more immediate success.
Workday's Liz Dietz discusses the disconnect between education and occupation, the rise of a new learning model called competency-based education, and how Workday intends to support new approaches to learning with Workday Student.