Meet the Innovator

Reed College, Switchboard, and Partnerships with Alumni Entrepreneurs

Reed College, Switchboard, and Partnerships with Alumni Entrepreneurs

Partnerships with vendors will become increasingly central to Advancement work over the upcoming decade. In areas ranging from Big Data to the mobile web, from strategy to tactics, vendors are offering tools and services that make it possible for Advancement offices to do more, more effectively, than would ever be possible relying on internal resources […]

Incorporating Video into the College Application Process

Incorporating Video into the College Application Process

In this episode of Meet the Innovator we chat with Bill Barnett, founder of mycollegei. Mycollegei provides colleges and universities with a digital interview tool that allows them to incorporate video into the college application process. From Cornell University to USC and Georgetown, institutions are using mycollegei for a chance to not only better assess […]

Meet the Innovator -  How Profology Aims to Bring us all Together

Meet the Innovator – How Profology Aims to Bring us all Together

Folks in the higher ed industry have a lot of ways to stay connected. Whether it’s at conferences, through blogs or online, we do our best to use the tools available to foster dialogue around the various issues and challenges we face every day. But when it comes to social networking, most of our online […]

Meet the Innovator: Analyze and Target your Followers with Formulitics

Meet the Innovator: Analyze and Target your Followers with Formulitics

It was back in March when I first wrote about Formulists, a web-based tool that lets you quickly learn about and target your Twitter followers. Now, Forumlists has rolled out a new feature called Formulitics that helps you segment, filter and engage your Twitter following in my effective ways. Among the cool new features are […]

Meet the Innovator: How One School is Changing the Mobile Game

Meet the Innovator: How One School is Changing the Mobile Game

In our inaugural Meet the Innovator interview, we talk with One School‘s director of marketing Kathleen Warner and co-founder Zach Johnston. A free mobile app that connects students to the people, places, and things around them, One School has been quietly scaling at a rapid rate and may already be at your institution. With the […]