California Institute of Integral Studies Selects Ellucian Cloud Solutions for Data Initiative

SaaS solutions will drive efficiencies and personalized experiences
university-wide

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ellucian,
the leading provider of software and services built to power higher
education, today announced a new engagement with California
Institute of Integral Studies
(CIIS) to modernize the entire student
life cycle from recruitment to graduation. Ellucian
Colleague®
, Ellucian
CRM Advise
, Ellucian
Analytics
, Ellucian
Workflow
and Ellucian
Payment Center by TouchNet
will support a university-wide initiative
to transform the way students, faculty and staff access, interact with,
manage and share data.


CIIS will establish a single source of data using a software-as-a-service
(SaaS) deployment of Ellucian Colleague
and Ellucian
Ethos
. The institution looks to achieve data integration across
departments and its various solutions—streamlining the flow of data,
reducing manual processes, and allowing faculty and administration to
make more insightful, data-informed decisions. A SaaS deployment will
allow CIIS to easily access the most current application releases and
advanced functions while offering greater flexibility, a modern user
experience and more robust business continuity capabilities. With
Colleague, students will have access to mobile-friendly tools allowing
them to conduct their school business from any device and giving them
increased visibility into their journey to graduation.

“Data is essential to every interaction between CIIS students, faculty
and staff,” said Judie Wexler, President of California Institute of
Integral Studies. “Implementing this solution set from Ellucian will be
a huge step forward in offering students faster responses, a unified
view of their degree path and its financial implications, as well as
providing deep analytics-based insights for staff. These improvements
will, in turn, facilitate expanded enrollments and growth in both
tuition and non-tuition revenue.”

Additionally, CIIS will use CRM Advise to identify cross-departmental
data for advisors leading to more personalized communications and
experiences for current students. The institution will leverage Ellucian
Analytics to surface data in a way that enables informed decision-making
driving student success, institutional growth, and operational
efficiency. And Ellucian Workflow will improve efficiency by automating
repetitive tasks and streamlining outdated business processes across the
institution.

“CIIS joins a growing community of Ellucian Colleague cloud institutions
who are harnessing the power of their data in the cloud to create more
impactful experiences for students, faculty, and staff,” said Ellucian
President and CEO, Laura Ipsen. “Ellucian’s unified digital platform
unlocks vast opportunities for growth, efficiencies, and strategic
insight, and will serve as a foundation for continued innovation at
CIIS. We’re thrilled to have them on board.”

About CIIS

California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) is an internationally
recognized leader in integral education. CIIS has an enrollment of more
than 1,500 students pursuing Bachelor’s, Master’s, and doctoral degrees
in a variety of academic programs in its schools of Consciousness and
Transformation, Professional Psychology and Health, Undergraduate
Studies, and American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM).
In addition, CIIS hosts a vibrant art exhibition program through The
Arts at CIIS and offers a dynamic array of events through its Public
Programs division, including workshops, lectures, and certificate
programs. The University provides affordable mental health and
acupuncture services to the San Francisco Bay Area through its ten
award-winning clinics. CIIS is accredited by the Western Senior College
and University Commission (WSCUC) and the Accreditation Commission for
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM).

About Ellucian

Inspired by the transformative impact of education, Ellucian develops
solutions that power the essential work of colleges and universities. As
the world’s leading provider of software and services designed for
higher education, Ellucian works with more than 2,500 institutions in
50+ countries—enhancing operations and enriching the experience for
nearly 20 million students.

Ellucian provides student information systems (SIS), finance and HR,
recruiting, retention, analytics and advancement software solutions.
With a full suite of cloud ready solutions, Ellucian provides
institutions with the choice and flexibility in how, what and when they
deploy solutions in the cloud. Ellucian also supports the higher
education community with a range of professional services such as
application software implementation, training, education, and management
consulting.

Ellucian brings power, passion, and performance to bear for higher
education, and its ability to better our world. Visit Ellucian at www.ellucian.com.

Contacts

Ali Robinson
Director, Media Relations
publicrelations@ellucian.com

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