• AASCU Program Sponsors

    AASCU gratefully acknowledges the support of the following corporate partners.  By supporting AASCU, corporate partners help make an accessible, affordable, exceptional college education available to all students.

      AALI logo AALI is committed to the broad development and support of leadership in higher education by creating and implementing programs and other forms of assistance that enable academic leaders in various administrative positions to be successful in their roles and to advance the institutions they serve.

    For more information visit www.americanali.org

    Academic Search logo Academic Search is an executive search firm dedicated to serving higher education institutions and related organizations and is the only search firm in the nation with a formal relationship to a premier leadership development program. As the subsidiary of the American Academic Leadership Institute (AALI), Academic Search provides substantial financial support to a number of signature AASCU leadership programs (including the Millennium Leadership Institute and Becoming a Provost Academy) through grants by AALI.

    For more information visit

    Ad Astra logo Colleges and universities are striving to ensure student success by providing a range of services, including early academic intervention and improved advising and degree planning. These strategies alone fail to address issues related to course access – a key lever to ensuring students have clear pathways to graduation.

    By engaging with Ad Astra Information Systems, institutions can improve student outcomes by aligning existing academic resources – faculty, classroom space, and course offerings – to create schedules that allow students to take the courses they need when they need them. From orientation to degree completion, ensuring conflict-free course access accelerates velocity to completion, leading to more on-time graduates, with the added benefit of increased efficiencies across your campus. 

    For more information visit

      ALTUS logo Altus Advisory Partners serves as an advisor and consultant to colleges and universities, and to the non-profit organizations that serve higher education. Our mission is to help institutions solve their most pressing issues and to innovate and thrive in a period of unprecedented change in higher education. We work with our clients to identify issues and to develop data-driven solutions for long-term success, particularly in the area of employment outcomes for students.

    For more information visit www.altusap.com

    Aramark logo ARAMARK Higher Education provides a wide range of food, conference center, facility and other support services to over 600 colleges and universities in the U.S.  ARAMARK offers higher education institutions a single source for the development of dining and facility management solutions. Dining Services: master planning; culinary development and venue design; catering; and residential, quick-serve, and express dining concepts. Facility Services: facilities maintenance; custodial; grounds; energy management; capital project management; and building commissioning. ARAMARK Higher Education combines a goal-oriented focus with innovation and expertise, to deliver superior results in the areas that matter most to our clients and customers.

    For more information visit www.aramarkhighered.com

    Blackboard logo Blackboard believes that the student experience should be front and center of any service-delivery model. That’s what makes our approach in today’s student consumer market so successful.  Let Blackboard’s innovative technologies and services help your institution identify and reach prospective students, improve student engagement, expand your online curriculum portfolio, or implement effective strategies to improve student outcomes.  No other company but Blackboard offers the data, insight, and expertise, along with a holistic set of solutions, to address the complex challenges institutions face in the higher education industry.

    For more information visit www.blackboard.com

    Canvas by Instructure logo Instructure is a technology company committed to improving education. We provide instructors and students with modern tools and resources that empower and simplify the learning experience. Instructure offers Canvas, the open easy-to-use cloud-native learning management system, which has been designed using modern programming and true Web 2.0 standards--not just drag and drop, but truly user-centered design where the focus is on collaboration, interoperability, and the facilitation of interactive information sharing.

    For more information visit www.instructure.com

    Capitol Decisions logo

    Capitol Decisions, Inc. is a bipartisan, full-service Federal Government relations firm that provides comprehensive Legislative and Executive Branch strategic advice, liaison service, and advocacy for many University clients.  Here at CDI, we take pride in our ability to proactively adapt to the rapidly changing environment in Washington.  Our education policy experts have adapted to the challenging fiscal climate and risen above and beyond expectations to continue to deliver success on behalf of institutions of higher learning.  Utilizing their vast backgrounds and issue expertise, our advocates have continued to serve client needs through the appropriations, legislative and federal regulatory process.

    For more information visit www.capitoldecisions.com

    Capitol Impact logo

    Capitol Impact, LLC is the leading provider of collaborative legislative tracking and advocacy software. Our Advocacy suite keeps people informed, enables feedback on legislation, and provides powerful call to action tools to engage your supporters. Capitol Impact software serves the job of the government affairs staff using integrated software tools to allow the staff to collaborate with decision makers, communicate with supporters or legislators and advocate on behalf of the school using a single client-centric website.

    For more information visit www.capitolimpact.com

      Capture Higher Ed logo Capture Higher Ed partners with enrollment management teams to deliver mission-fit, decision-ready applications. The result: more ISIRs, more deposits, and more enrollments.
    Combining the principles of big data and best practices in enrollment management, we are able to deliver viable, acceptable applicants to our partner institutions. Our ground breaking method allows us to identify, engage, and encourage application completion better than anyone in the industry.

    For more information visit www.capturehighered.com

      Civitas logo Civitas Learning is building a community of higher education institutions to bring new technology,design thinking , and data science together to help one million more students graduate each year. Using predictive analytics platform and engaging applications , institutions bring insights to decision makers and personalized recommendations to the front lines of learning to measurably improve student success. 

    For more information visit www.civitaslearning.com

    College Board - logo The College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity. Founded in 1900, the College Board was created to expand access to higher education. Today, the membership association is made up of over 6,000 of the world’s leading educational institutions and is dedicated to promoting excellence and equity in education. Each year, the College Board helps more than seven million students prepare for a successful transition to college through programs and services in college readiness and college success — including the SAT® and the Advanced Placement Program®. The organization also serves the education community through research and advocacy on behalf of students, educators, and schools.

    For more information visit www.collegeboard.org

    Collaborative logo The Community Engagement Collaboratory is a cloud-based software application for higher education that seeks to improve scholarship and practice by developing a comprehensive description of your institutional community engagement and public service activities. The Collaboratory analyzes the data it collects to document trends across campuses nationally and internationally, and conduct research on current topics of interest to advance the field. Participating institutions can understand their full engagement footprint and deepen partnerships.

    For more information visit info.cecollaboratory.com/home

      Digital Measures Gain visibility into your faculty’s teaching, research and service accomplishments to broadcast a strong message to your accreditors and external constituents. At the same time, make preparing annual faculty activity reports, promotion and tenure documents, and CVs a breeze, and keep your faculty's profiles on your campus website always up-to-date. 300+ of the largest 500 campuses of higher education leverage Digital Measures’ software for this purpose.

    For more information visit www.digitalmeasures.com

      Education Delivery Institute The Education Delivery Institute (EDI) partners with higher education leaders with ambitious performance agendas  that recognize the need to invest in to increase student success and close equity gaps. We provide support that is based on a combination of promising practices with evidence-based results and intentional implementation strategies. We are expert facilitators, practical problem-solvers, and strategic advisors; our model of partnership emphasizes a transfer of these skills to the leaders we serve.
    Grounded in work with a network of public university systems and their campuses from across the country, we bring more than five years of experience in turning aspirations for enhanced college completion into demonstrated impact on graduation and retention rates. 

    Today, EDI offers a unique blend of access to leading experts in student success strategies with the field-tested implementation techniques that make up the delivery approach. Resources and support tailored to the specific needs of each organization are offered to higher education partners. By implementing a proven approach we call our Student Success ImpleMENTOR, EDI can help colleges and universities stay on course to plan, execute and deliver student success at higher levels than ever before.

    For more information visit www.deliveryinstitute.org/

      eIntern eIntern is a first-of-its-kind, online internship platform, where aspiring IT programmers attain actual job-based skills that will help advance their IT careers at a rapid pace. 
    eIntern uses a pragmatic approach aligned with today’s industry specific needs. The eInternship program is designed in close collaboration with several academia and corporate partners, to deliver maximum value and relevance while developing qualified, reliable & expert IT talent that’s geared for the complex IT needs of the industry today. 
    eIntern’s sophisticated eInternship platform, which is based around real world projects, sets its program participants apart from their peers. eIntern’s individually tailored and mentored program helps demystify cutting-edge technologies to succeed within a highly competitive and complex IT marketplace, not as entry level programmers, but as ‘experienced’ job candidates having specialized IT skills. 
    Best of all, eIntern is provided 100% FREE to accepted participants – and, given its versatile online platform, participants can complete the eInternship from anywhere and at their own pace. 

    For more information visit www.eintern.com

      Ellucian (R) Ellucian provides innovative software and services to help 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 we 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.

    For more information visit ellucian.com

      EMSI new logo EMSI provides colleges and universities with comprehensive economic impact studies, high-quality labor market data, and expert analysis to help them better align education and employment for their region.

    For more information visit www.economicmodeling.com

    ETS logo At nonprofit ETS, we advance quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating high-quality assessments based on rigorous research. Institutions of higher education rely on ETS to help them demonstrate student learning outcomes and promote student success and institutional effectiveness.

    For more information visit www.ets.org/highered
    Evision Research Suite logo The Evisions Research Suite, which includes Cayuse 424, Cayuse SP and Cayuse IRB, comes from a company with over 15 years of experience in Research Administration. Our customers drive everything we do – our research, solutions, service and support. We truly believe that it is great relationships that make all the difference – when you work with us, you are part of the Evisions team. In addition to the Evisions Research Suite, our offerings include Argos, an Enterprise Reporting Solution, and FormFusion, a Document Enhancement & Distribution Solution. For more information about the Easy to Use, Easy to Launch and Easy to Manage Solutions offered by Evisions please visit www.evisions.com/research

    GiveGab logo with tagline GiveGab is The Social Network for Volunteers.  We help people find volunteer opportunities they're passionate about in the local community, log volunteer hours, create a volunteer resume and connect with friends to make a difference.  Volunteer managers can use GiveGab to create and manage events, promote their programs, recruit volunteers, track hours and report on all the good they're doing in the community.  GiveGab is a fun, online environment that encourages volunteer hours and social interactions between volunteers and their nonprofits.  Our mission is more, happy volunteers.

    For more information visit www.givegab.com

    HCM logo  HCM Strategists is a public policy and advocacy consulting firm focused on advancing effective solutions in health and education.

    For more information visit www.hcmstrategists.com

    Higher Ed Jobs logo HigherEdJobs is the leading source for jobs and career information in academia. During 2012, more than 5,300 colleges and universities posted over 117,000 faculty, administrative and executive job postings to the company's website. HigherEdJobs is now visited by over 1 million unique visitors a month. Whether you are looking for an incredible job at a college or university or trying to fill a critical position, we welcome you to HigherEdJobs. Your search will soon be over.

    For more information visit www.higheredjobs.com
      Hobson logo

    Hobsons is an education solutions company dedicated to helping educators, administrators, students, and families maximize success through every stage of the learning lifecycle. Our solutions serve millions of students across more than 10,000 schools, colleges, and universities worldwide.  Today, we continue to advance our role in education by maximizing student success and institutional effectiveness. Our solutions allow students to develop personalized academic and career plans based on their goals, interests, abilities, and learning styles and enable institutions to reach and connect with students that are the right fit and help them stay on track to achieve their goals.

    For more information visit www.hobsons.com

      Huron Education logo Huron Education is the premier provider of consulting and software solutions serving the unique needs of the higher-education industry. Our team of professionals, each with extensive knowledge and experience in the business of higher education and academic medical centers, delivers comprehensive services to the industry and partners with institutions to improve business performance across their enterprises. Our professionals draw from their experience working in the strategic, financial, operational, and regulatory aspects of higher education to develop and implement the most effective consulting and software solutions. Huron Education has helped more than 95 of the nation’s top 100 research institutions improve their performance so they can continue their traditions of extraordinary achievement.

    For more information visit www.huronconsultinggroup.com

      Info Ready logo InfoReady Corporation creates tailored, cloud-based applications that simplify how people interact and collaborate with business information using their configurable InfoReady KnowSpace platform. InfoReady delivers business software that people readily use without long, complex implementations and no user training.

    KnowSpace applications that simplify and accelerate research collaboration are successfully being used in universities today. In4Grants supports the pre-award grant funding workflow and CompetitionSpace simplifies how funding competitions are managed such as limited submissions and internal funding distribution.

    InfoReady is currently working with senior administrators at universities to develop a research gateway application that supports research collaboration across the campus and beyond. In one seamless solution, users quickly find information from disparate sources, initiate spontaneous collaboration with colleagues, and automatically track all activity. Applications are implemented faster than legacy solutions – in weeks to a few months versus many months or years resulting in substantially lower total cost of ownership than legacy solutions.

    For more information visit www.infoready4.com

      Inside HigherEd logo

    Inside Higher Ed is the free daily news website for people who work in higher education. Breaking news, lively debate, and thousands of faculty and administrative job postings draw 1.3 million readers a month. Online. Daily. Free. Ahead of the curve.

    Sign up for free daily news updates at www.insidehighered.com.

      Lyon Software Lyon Software is the world leader in community benefit and engagement software.  Through our exceptional product and personalized training, support and customer service, we work hand-in-hand with heath care facilities, colleges and universities, businesses and other community organizations to report their tremendous impact on the populations they serve.  Our secure, web hosted application provides a streamlined process for collecting, tracking and reporting how your institution is giving back to your community.  We proudly serve over 1,800 organizations with CBISA™, and we have been providing this excellent service for 30 years.  Our promise at Lyon Software, and our passionate commitment, is to continue to provide the best possible community benefit software and service.

    For more information visit www.lyonsoftware.com

    MQCConsulting MQC Consulting has served the public sector and research community since 1994. MQC Consulting provides business and proposal development, strategic planning, and training services to your sponsored programs office.

    For more information visit mqcconsulting.com
      The New York Times In Education logo

    The New York Times provides a vibrant daily record of history in the making, igniting student interest by linking learning to living – serving the ideals of today’s demanding educational aims by spurring critical thinking, increasing national and global awareness and fostering a more informed and engaged citizenry. The New York Times in Education offers a wealth of resources, activities and events to engage students in and out of the classroom. 

    For more information visit www.nytimes.com/edu

      Noel-Levitz logo A recognized leader in higher education consulting, Noel-Levitz is committed to helping institutions meet their goals for enrollment and student success. During our 40-year history, more than 2,800 campus clients have invited Noel-Levitz to collaborate with them. No other firm offers our combination of experience, capabilities, and commitment to institutional success.

    Noel-Levitz is distinguished by its proven array of enrollment services.

    Strategic enrollment planning: Noel-Levitz experts work with campuses to address marketplace and financial pressures, develop a data-informed plan, and manage the change process.

    Recruitment and financial aid management: We help our clients integrate recruitment, market research, and financial aid into a comprehensive approach to enrollment and net revenue management.  

    Student retention: Noel-Levitz offers assessment instruments, institutional research, and predictive modeling—all to remove barriers to persistence and increase completion rates.

    Professional development: Noel-Levitz convenes conferences, workshops, and webinars and continuously produces reports, papers, and columns to help campus leaders analyze current enrollment trends and discover more effective strategies.

    Review the full range of Noel-Levitz services and the qualifications of our consultants at www.noellevitz.com.

    Pathbrite logo Pathbrite is a venture-backed ed-tech company based in San Francisco.  Our cloud-based Portfolio Learning Platform (PLP) makes course planning easier, student management more efficient, and teaching and learning more engaging.  Hundreds of educators use Pathbrite to improve learning outcomes, completion rates, and holistic student assessment and tracking.  Campus careers centers and employers also use Pathbrite to improve student-applicant evaluation and job placement outcomes.

    For more information visit www.pathbrite.com

      Pearson - blue logo With decades of experience, we work with higher education leaders to successfully meet the challenges of access, achievement and affordability.  Our partnership starts with a shared understanding of the opportunity for improvement, as well as the critical need to measure effectiveness.  We work with you to implement innovative, results-oriented solutions that accelerate student and institutional success.  At Pearson, a commitment to efficiency is integrated into everything we do.  Whether it’s collaboration on college and career readiness initiatives, optimizing your online and blended learning programs, or implementing workforce education solutions, we are on a mission – yours.

    For more information visit www.pearsonlearningsolutions.com

    Follow us on Twitter: @pearsonnortham  

      Collegiate Enterprise logo Founded in 1992, the Registry is the nation's premier interim leadership firm in higher education. In 2002, the Registry expanded with the establishment of a new division for senior administrators. The Registry currently has over 500 Members—-all are former college and university presidents and senior administrators, located in 49 states. All Registry Members have been selected or nominated and then pre-screened and pre-qualified for interim placements.

    Registry Interims will typically serve anywhere from six months to two years; and in many instances, there is a trend towards even more extended periods of service. In addition, an increasing number of institutions are engaging Registry Interims to focus on the fulfillment of key strategic objectives related to institutional priorities and transformation. Experience confirms that the Registry interim function increases the probability of success for the permanent president or senior administrator at public and private colleges and universities, as well as community colleges.

    In 2014, the Registry had over 120 placements in a wide range of institutions of higher education, including many large state colleges and universities.  Based upon trends, the number of Registry interim placements is projected to again increase substantially.  

    For more information visit www.registryinterim.com

      Rosetta Stone Education logo Rosetta Stone Education serves the diverse language learning needs of today's university campus.  Whether it's supporting the foreign language curriculum, offering access to less commonly taught languages, or spreading language learning to professional schools, libraries, continuing education or non-native English speakers, Rosetta Stone Education helps campuses adapt to the changing needs of today's global students.

    For more information visit www.rosettastone.com/highereducation
    Royall logo  For more than 20 years, Royall & Company has been the leader in strategic direct marketing for higher education. We partner exclusively with colleges and universities to help them reach their enrollment and advancement objectives and achieve their revenue goals. Our strategic recruitment programs, financial aid optimization services and annual giving campaigns are designed to address each institution’s unique needs and to deliver maximum return on investment.

    For more information visit www.royall.com

    Master Tech Software logo Founded in 1983, Tech Software is a leading provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions, consulting and professional services to companies and institutions in the private, public and non-profit sectors.

    For more information visit www.techsoftinc.com

    TIAA-CREF logo  TIAA-CREF logo TIAA-CREF is a full-service financial services company with $523 billion in total assets under management (as of June 2013), serving the needs of those working in the academic, research, medical, cultural, religious and governmental fields. We provide advice and guidance, and offer products that provide lifetime income options, retirement plans, mutual funds, IRAs, and life insurance. We are mission-driven and committed to helping our more than 3.9 million participants plan for their financial well-being.

    For more information visit www.tiaa-cref.org

      Turbo Vote logo TurboVote is a non-profit, non-partisan organization to help colleges and universities improve voter registration and use voter engagement as a mechanism to achieve broader learning objectives. TurboVote’s innovative technology allows institutions to strategically promote and monitor voter engagement simply by sharing a single link with their students. Through this link, students can register to vote, request an absentee ballot, and receive reminders with important election information, dates and deadlines.

    For more information visit www.turbovote.org

    UIU Link logo As a singular transformative force in online higher education, UIU Link is effectively creating the Marketplace of Collegiate Cooperation.  Serving universities and students alike, our outcomes help both audiences realize their primary goals with maximized efficiency and remarkable innovation.

    For more information visit www.uiulink.com

      The Washington Center The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars (TWC) is an independent, nonprofit organization serving hundreds of colleges and universities from the United States and around the world by providing students with an integrated academic and professional living and working experience in Washington D.C.  The largest program of its kind, The Washington Center has over 70 full-time staff and more than 50,000 alumni, many of whom are in leadership positions in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors.  TWC believes that the right experience can set students on a path of academic and professional achievement, leadership and civic engagement.

    For more information visit www.twc.edu
    WES logo

    World Education Services (WES) is a non-profit research organization with 40 years’ experience in providing information, analysis and insights on international education. As the largest credential evaluation service in North America with offices in New York and Toronto, WES’ staff of over 200 professionals, serves 2,500 academic institutions and 175,000 individuals every year. WES Research & Advisory Services offers research-based consulting solutions to help institutions maximize the impact of their internationalization efforts by developing future ready strategies that align with campus needs and priorities.

    For more information visit www.wes.org/ras

      Work on Purpose logo Echoing Green’s Work on Purpose program helps emerging professionals identify their purpose and put it into action by creating a career with impact. Throughout its 27 year history, Echoing Green has performed thousands of in-depth interviews with its world-changing social entrepreneurship Fellows— from the founder of Teach For America, to the founder of the Freelancers Union, to the founder of City Year. In the process, they uncovered a series of best practices and common experiences that lead individuals to fulfilling work that makes the world a better place. The Work on Purpose program teaches these best practices through its signature Work on Purpose curriculum & training, which is currently being used by over 400 faculty and staff in colleges, universities, and nonprofits around the country.

    For more information visit www.echoinggreen.org/work-on-purpose/