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Unit4 forms Education Advisory Council to gather input on industry issues

Unit4 Connect 2016, New Orleans, LA, 

Unit4, a fast growing leader in enterprise applications for service organizations, today announced the formation of an Advisory Council dedicated to the Education sector. Formed as part of Unit4’s strategic focus on delivering leading solutions to education institutions globally, the Council includes senior education customer representatives and leading industry experts.

The first Advisory Council meeting takes place today at Unit4’s North American Connect Conference in New Orleans, and builds on a successful advisory meeting in Europe in April. Council members will be encouraged to exchange knowledge and experience that will support Unit4’s sector approach to product development and ensure that future innovation is prioritized based on real customer and sector need.

“Transformational change is happening on all fronts in higher education,” said Jami Morshed, the VP of the Global Center of Excellence for Education at Unit4. “Competition for students is fierce. Institutions are being held accountable for results. And new economic models are asking them to do more with less. Unit4 has a bold vision on how to help institutions address these challenges, and we are excited to collaborate with our customers to expand that vision into reality. The Education Advisory Council will help us do just that.” 

“Unit4 is already making great strides in delivering a new generation of systems that institutions like ours require to be competitive."

Iwan Davies, Senior Pro Vice-Chancellor at Swansea University

Unit4 works closely with hundreds of colleges and universities around the world that strive to serve students and conduct world-changing research. They include Oxford and Cambridge Universities, Louisburg College, University of Waterloo, Royal Roads University, Robert Morris University, Grayson College, Vernon College, Monash University (Australia), The University of Bristol, Cranfield University, Swansea University, Reykjavik University, City & Guilds Group, Singapore Institute of Management, The University of Central Lancashire, The Miguel de Cervantes European University, Sodertorn University, and Universidade Catolica Portuguesa.

“Unit4 is already making great strides in delivering a new generation of systems that institutions like ours require to be competitive and deliver a great experience to students,” said Council member Iwan Davies, Senior Pro Vice-Chancellor at Swansea University. “We’re delighted Unit4 is proactive in seeking input and advice from people experienced in the industry and I look forward to future discussions.”

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