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Ellucian, Montclair State University Partner to Revitalize Student Information Systems
|By Business Wire
|April 21, 2014 08:32 AM EDT
Ellucian, the leading software and services provider for higher
education, announced today it is partnering with Montclair State
University in Montclair, New Jersey to revitalize its student
information system to better serve its student body and faculty.
Responding to rapidly growing student expectations, Montclair State is
undertaking a campus-wide initiative that will be built on Banner®
by Ellucian to drive integral programs such as student enrollment and
student financial services.
This initiative was started in 2012 to rejuvenate the student experience
while enhancing productivity and efficiency for the university’s systems
and services. Banner® will enable Montclair State to
establish a more personal relationship with its students by providing
them with 24/7 access to critical services – regardless of the device
“We are honored to be selected as Montclair State’s partner in this
important initiative,” said John Speer, president and chief executive
officer at Ellucian. “We recognize meeting student expectations in an
‘always connected’ world is the key dynamic that defines the way
institutions are applying technology. Our sole focus at Ellucian is to
provide solutions for higher education in this exciting climate of
change. We look forward to working side-by-side with Montclair State to
achieve the University’s goals.”
“Ellucian’s solution was chosen to help us realize the University’s
strategic vision of connecting to tomorrow,” said Edward Chapel,
Montclair State’s vice president for information technology. “Our focus
is on excellence in all that we do to serve our students, including
applying advances in technology in ways that ensure that our students’
experience is second to none. Mobility, real-time transactions,
integration with social media and cloud-based services, as well as
integration with our core learning management system all help us achieve
Over the last 30 years, Ellucian and Montclair State have collaborated
on several projects. Under the latest agreement, Montclair State will
take advantage of several Banner programs aimed at improving student
success with solutions that personalize the student experience.
Banner® Student will offer Montclair State students a
tailored solution to help apply for admission, enroll in classes and
retrieve financial data on their own schedule. In addition, Ellucian
Luminis® Platform will provide Montclair State students access to course
catalogs and class registration forms, and allow them to monitor account
balances. Students will also have access to Ellucian Degree Works™, an
online planning tool that manages and tracks academic progress.
Montclair State will also deploy Ellucian Mobile, which will give
students the flexibility to monitor progress and stay connected on any
Montclair State will implement Ellucian Recruiter™, a student
recruitment and enrollment management software solution, designed to
find best-fit students, meet enrollment goals and increase retention and
Banner® Financial Aid will also be used to help students
navigate complicated financial aid application processes while easing
the processing burden for administrators at the university.
Ellucian helps education institutions thrive in an open and dynamic
world. We deliver a broad portfolio of technology solutions, developed
in collaboration with a global education community, and provide
strategic guidance to help education institutions of all kinds navigate
change, achieve greater transparency, and drive efficiencies. More than
2,400 institutions in 40 countries around the world look to Ellucian for
the ideas and insights that will move education forward, helping people
everywhere discover their futures through learning. Visit Ellucian at www.ellucian.com,
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Ellucian®, Banner®, Colleague®, and Luminis® are
registered trademarks of Ellucian Company L.P. or its affiliates and are
registered in the U.S. and other countries. Recruiter™ and
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affiliates and are registered in the U.S. and other countries. Other
names may be trademarks of their respective owners. © 2009–2014 Ellucian
Company L.P. and its affiliates.
About Montclair State University
Building on a distinguished 106-year history, Montclair State University
is proud to be a leading institution of higher education in New Jersey.
The University’s six colleges and schools serve more than 19,500
undergraduate and graduate students in 300 majors, minors,
concentrations and certificate programs. Situated on a beautiful,
250-acre suburban campus just 14 miles from New York City, Montclair
State combines the instructional and research resources of a large
public university in a dynamic, sophisticated and diverse academic
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