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Platinum Sponsor

Watermark’s mission is to put better data into the hands of administrators, educators, and learners everywhere in order to empower them to connect information and gain insights into learning which will drive meaningful improvements. Through its innovative educational intelligence platform, Watermark supports institutions in developing an intentional approach to learning and development based on data they can trust.  

To learn more, visit http://www.watermarkinsights.com.

Bronze Sponsors

Gray Associates, Inc. is a strategy consulting firm focused on higher education.  We help education clients develop fact-based portfolio and marketing strategies that maximize outcomes for students, the school, and its constituencies.  To support our client work, we have developed an industry-leading database that combines information on inquiry volumes, demographics, competition, and employment.  Using this information and proprietary analytical techniques, we work with faculty and school leadership to develop strategies, select programs, pick locations and prepare curricula.

To learn more, visit http://www.GrayAssociates.com.

Brass Sponsors


AEFIS partners with colleges and universities who want to improve! AEFIS is the complete solution for assessment and continuous improvement on your campus. Our user-friendly assessment management platform enables easy automation of evaluation, supports individual student assessment, facilitates curriculum review, streamlines campus-wide accreditation processes, and helps to achieve your strategic and educational goals.

To learn more, visit http://www.aefis.com.

Almich & Associates

Almich & Associates is a Certified Public Accounting and Business Services firm headquartered in Lake Forest, California and focused on the specific financial and compliance needs of organizations involved in postsecondary education.  Founded in 1992, the Firm currently provides services to both for-profit and non-profit institutions in more than 25 states nationwide. Firm services include annual financial statement and SFA compliance audits, Single Audits, special attestations as required by the U.S. Department of Education and other regulatory bodies, merger and acquisition diligence and advisement, tax structuring, planning and compliance, and sector marketing and operational benchmarking.


To learn more, visit http://www.almichcpa.com.

APL nextED

APL nextED is the first comprehensive Academic Operations Platform designed to help higher education institutions manage all data and workflows associated with academic affairs in one, single sign-on hub. APL's integrated platform has modules for credentialing, staffing, contracting, workload, performance, activity tracking, advancement, assessment, and reporting. Creating operational efficiencies to empower leadership, staff, and faculty to focus on teaching and guiding students is APL's mission.

To learn more, visit https://aplnexted.com.

Campus Labs

Campus Labs empowers institutions to make valuable connections with their data. We offer a complete set of integrated solutions for areas such as assessment, retention, teaching and learning, student engagement, and institutional effectiveness. We’re proud to serve more than 1,400 public and private colleges and universities.

To learn more, visit http://www.campuslabs.com.


The CBRE Private Sector Colleges and Universities (PSCU) practice group draws on the talented professionals and resources of the world’s largest commercial real estate services provider. PSCU supports educational institutions in making informed, strategic real estate decisions based on a range of tools and resources, including in-house mapping and research services, labor and econometric analysis, LEED certification capabilities and numerous other resources found only in commercial real estate’s most robust and diverse services platform. CBRE was named a Fortune 500 company, a BusinessWeek 50 “best-in-class” company, and an EPA “Energy Star Partner of the Year.”

Concourse, by Intellidemia

Concourse is the world’s first and most widely adopted syllabus platform. Our templates achieve consistency for complying with institutional, state, and accessibility requirements. Seamless integration with your LMS and SIS, plus powerful auditing and accreditation reporting. Faculty workload is cut in half while upholding academic freedom and preserving intellectual property.

To learn more, visit https://www.intellidemia.com/.

CourseLeaf from Leepfrog Technologies

Leepfrog Technologies redefines all aspects of higher education planning from course inception to registration with their growing suite of CourseLeaf solutions – Catalog, Curriculum, Section Scheduler, and FocusSearch. Building off 23+ years of excellence in software development, Leepfrog continues its mission to provide the pathway for student success with its latest module – FocusSearch– a next-generation, student-facing interface that delivers a truly personalized course search and pre-registration experience.


To learn more, visit http://www.courseleaf.com.


DIGARC's market-leading SaaS solutions streamline, track and connect catalog, curriculum, and section data. Our unmatched client loyalty is a direct result of time savings, transparency, and an improved experience for faculty, staff and students

To learn more, visit http://www.digarc.com.

Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education

The Gardner Institute partners with colleges, universities, philanthropic organizations, and others to help create and implement strategic plans for student success focused on improving teaching, learning, retention, advising and completion. Through doing so, the Institute strives to advance higher education’s larger equity, social mobility, and social justice goals.

To learn more, visit http://www.jngi.org.


IDEA is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to improving teaching, learning, and leadership at colleges and universities. For more than 40 years, we’ve provided our partner institutions with comprehensive, research-based assessment instruments and professional development solutions unparalleled in the field.

To learn more, visit http://www.IDEAedu.org.


Nuventive provides CQI (Continuous Quality Improvement) “as a service” to higher education institutions.  This fully cloud based service brings business process and data/information together in a platform that supports any improvement initiative including strategic planning, program review, student success, administrative outcomes management, student learning outcomes, accreditation and more.

To learn more, visit https://www.nuventive.com/.


ProctorU provides distance proctoring and identity authentication services for institutions that offer examinations online. The service allows students to take exams from anywhere in a secured environment using only a computer, webcam and high-speed Internet connection. ProctorU offers live, person-to-person, real-time monitoring to more than 1,000 colleges, universities and certification organizations including the University of Florida and Northwestern University.

To learn more, visit http://www.proctoru.com.


Hiring and managing part-time faculty is slow, costly, and labor intensive. Prof360 is a faculty lifecycle management platform that helps higher education administrators save time, save money, and get better results. Our comprehensive solution includes recruitment of part-time faculty, a searchable talent pool, onboarding, document retention, eContracting, academic scholarship, evaluation and accreditation preparation, and much more. All academic personnel information is accessible 24x7 in one centralized cloud-based system. Universities using Prof360 have reduced administrative task time by as much as 50%. Come by our booth to see how we can help you save time, money, and frustration.


To learn more, visit http://www.prof360.co.

Simple Syllabus

Simple Syllabus is a centralized, template-driven platform that enables instructors to quickly personalize and publish interactive class syllabi in web, mobile, and print formats. Establish syllabus content standards and streamlining accreditation reporting through a powerful administrative dashboard. Drastically reduce instructor workload by prepopulating institutional data such as policies, learning objectives, and course section content so your faculty and staff doesn’t have to.


To learn more, visit http://simplesyllabus.com.

The Registry

The REGISTRY is the nation’s dominant firm in the interim executive space and the only membership-based interim placement firm, providing a business model that preempts the need for expensive and potentially disruptive open-market interim searches. With over 800 Members, the REGISTRY is more prepared than ever to respond to the interim needs and requirements of institutions in every sector. Additionally, the REGISTRY can immediately generate interim candidate pools for the entire spectrum of executive positions. But most importantly, the REGISTRY provides the very best talent, and its Members continue to achieve the very best results for our clients.

To learn more, visit http://www.registryinterim.com.