Campus Management and EC Group Partner to Advance Financial Aid Management in Higher Education
BOCA RATON, Fla., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Campus Management Corp., a leading provider of enterprise software products and services for higher education, announced today a new strategic alliance with EC Group, LLC (EC Group), a preeminent professional services company specializing in financial aid management, regulatory compliance and institutional effectiveness.
Customers that take advantage of this new alliance can optimize and leverage the significantly enhanced capabilities of the CampusVue® Financial Aid software system from Campus Management. In direct collaboration with Campus Management, EC Group will apply industry "best practices" and change management expertise to help institutions speed and improve service to students who rely on financial aid, while also exploring new concepts organizationally, such as centralizing the processing of aid from many locations to one.
"For several years now, Campus Management's research and development investment in financial aid processing has been steep, and partnering with financial aid experts of EC Group's caliber can offer institutions an opportunity to gain competitive advantage and manage change in highly strategic ways. Colleges face regulation and consumer-level expectations," said Tim Gilbert, chief marketing officer at Campus Management. "Partnering with EC Group can help our clients confirm, retune or even totally re-envision their approach to financial aid management."
"In lock-step with Campus Management, EC Group can help an institution look twice, bottom-up and top-down, to plan and execute changes that will take the fullest possible advantage of the advanced features now available inside the CampusVue Financial Aid platform," said Robert Evans, president of EC Group. "The improved operational efficiencies can resolve exceptions and errors more effectively, and deliver aid to students faster -- ultimately resulting in more favorable recruitment outcomes and better student services overall."
About Campus Management Corp.
More than 1,700 colleges, universities, foundations, and other organizations in 26 countries rely upon Campus Management Corp® enterprise software products and services. The CampusVue® Ecosystem is a vision for a fully integrated, centralized administrative and e-Learning platform that unifies services, academic delivery, administrative management, and reporting for the range of public, private, and proprietary postsecondary institutions. The ecosystem includes the CampusVue Student administrative system and CampusVue Portal solution, as well as Talisma® Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) and fundraising software.
CampusVue Student is used by 78 percent of the largest U.S.-based career and online colleges. Additional offerings include performance analytics software, financials, HR, and payroll solutions. Campus Management employs associates worldwide, providing clients with a full range of consulting, implementation, support, training, and integration services. For more information, visit www.campusmanagement.com.
About EC Group
EC Group works with colleges, universities, and other organizations to improve the overall delivery of financial aid services and enhance federal compliance. With key services focused on assessment and compliance, general consulting, interim management, training and financial aid processing, EC Group helps clients gain efficiencies designed to reduce administrative burden and improve services to students. EC Group is a subsidiary of National Student Loan Program (NSLP) and its new school services division, Inceptia. For more information, visit www.ecgroupllc.org.
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