Online and paperless is how most students think these days. That’s the driver behind Catawba College’s plan to convert to a more unified digital campus.
The Salisbury, N.C.-based private college is changing its campus enterprise computing systems to the SunGard Higher Education Banner System. It will cost $4 million and take two years to complete but will, according to a college official, enable data-driven decision making.
With one integrated computing system, data can be entered once and then shared by various departments. Students will also be able to register for classes online, while alumni can update their data and track their institutional gifts.
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