University Business Magazine and Higher One Honor Eight Colleges and Universities as "Models of Efficiency"

Each honoree is recognized for its efforts in streamlining operations, resulting in improved services being provided in less time, often requiring fewer staff hours, and at a lower cost.

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NORWALK, CONN. (PRWEB) March 28, 2014

University Business magazine and Higher One, Inc. are honoring eight colleges and universities in the spring 2014 round of their “Models of Efficiency” program. “Models of Efficiency,” a national recognition program launched by the magazine in partnership with Higher One in 2010, honors institutions of higher learning that meet the education business and technology challenges of today’s campuses.

Each honoree is recognized for its efforts in streamlining operations, resulting in improved services being provided in less time, often requiring fewer staff hours, and at a lower cost.

“Collaboration across departments is resulting in innovative ideas that are generating efficiencies in both staff time and departmental expenses,” said Tim Goral, senior editor of University Business. “These eight honorees have shown that anything can be accomplished when departments work together. We’re pleased to honor their achievements.”

The spring 2014 honorees are: Northern Arizona University, Salisbury University (Md.); Texas A&M Health Science Center; University of Colorado; University of Iowa; University of Massachusetts; University of Pittsburgh and University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

Full descriptions of the spring 2014 honorees’ efforts, as well as application information for upcoming rounds, can be found at http://www.universitybusiness.com/moe. April 15th is the next deadline for submission.

“The spring 2014 Models of Efficiency honorees have done an excellent job achieving process improvements and operational efficiencies in their higher ed institutions,” said Casey McGuane, chief operating officer of Higher One. “We are pleased to recognize their efforts alongside University Business.”

About University Business
University Business is the leading publication for senior managers at colleges and universities throughout the United States, reaching 80,000 leaders who manage offices such as enrollment, technology, business, finance, facilities and academic affairs. Website: http://www.universitybusiness.com.

About Higher One
Higher One partners with colleges and universities to lower their administrative costs and to improve graduation rates. Higher One provides a broad array of payment, refund disbursement and data analytics and management tools to institutions that help them save money and enhance institutional effectiveness. For students, they offer financial literacy programs and convenient, flexible and affordable transaction options to help them manage their finances. Higher One is a leader in higher education, supporting more than 1,900 schools and 13 million enrolled students. More information about Higher One can be found at http://www.higherone.com.


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