Springfield College to Modernize Operations Using Ellucian SaaS Solutions

Springfield College has selected Ellucian’s SaaS technology to modernize operations and improve the user experience for students, faculty and staff. Springfield College joins more than 1,100 institutions worldwide in the cloud with Ellucian, the leading higher education technology solutions provider.

Springfield College has selected Ellucian’s SaaS technology to modernize operations and improve the user experience for students, faculty and staff. Springfield College joins more than 1,100 institutions worldwide in the cloud with Ellucian, the leading higher education technology solutions provider.

 

Springfield College has selected Ellucian’s SaaS technology to modernize operations and improve the user experience for students, faculty and staff. Springfield College joins more than 1,100 institutions worldwide in the cloud with Ellucian, the leading higher education technology solutions provider.

"Springfield College sees Ellucian Banner SaaS as an enormous opportunity to explore operational efficiencies, improve data security, increase system availability, accelerate our digital transformation, and allow for more nimble data-informed decision making," said Springfield College Chief Information Officer Anthony Mutti. "Ultimately, this last bit will enable us to remain affordable, relevant and accelerate our innovation. We've identified a requirement to transition to fully online automated processes and recognized the value of meeting people where they are -- whether on campus or half-way around the world."

Mutti added, "We have a solid project management team, and fantastic executive support from the President's Office and the President's Leadership Team. The core implementation team represents some of the most talented leaders and doers from across the College. We have all the right pieces in place and the right product to succeed."

Using Ellucian Banner, a cloud-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution, Springfield College will integrate systems and improve workflows across financial management, human capital management, financial aid, customer service and the institution’s Student Information System. Integrated data across systems will equip faculty and staff for better decision-making campus-wide. Upgrading operations to a SaaS environment will remove significant maintenance and administrative burdens for the institution and ensure business continuity with a modern, easy-to-use platform.

"We see Ellucian Banner SaaS as an integral part of our overall strategic commitment to accelerating a digital transformation that leverages best practices, drives operational efficiencies, and builds a modern, more integrated, and responsive technology that meets the needs of our students, faculty, and staff," said Springfield College President Mary-Beth Cooper. "Ultimately, we will be able to serve our community's evolving needs while remaining agile and affordably sustainable."

For more information on Ellucian Banner, visit: https://www.ellucian.com/solutions/ellucian-banner.

Springfield College is an independent, nonprofit, coeducational institution founded in 1885. Approximately 4,100 students, including 2,500 full-time undergraduate students, study at its main campus in Springfield, Mass., and at its regional campuses across the country. Springfield College inspires students through the guiding principles of its Humanics philosophy – educating in spirit, mind, and body for leadership in service to others.