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RNL, a leader in innovative higher education tech-enabled solutions, announces the appointment of Stephen Drew as Chief AI Officer.
37th Annual RNL National Conference Showcases Winning Strategies and Innovative Solutions for Higher Education Enrollment and College Student Success6/22/2023
More than 1,500 higher education professionals expected to attend the conference as well as related workshops for philanthropy and historically black colleges and universities.
Third edition of the definitive work on strategic enrollment planning includes examinations of online and graduate enrollment, shifting enrollment trends, and other major changes impacting higher education.
Four Colleges and Universities Honored by RNL for Excellence in Enrollment, Student Success, and Diversity7/15/2022
Institutions honored during ceremony at the 2022 RNL National Conference on enrollment and student success
Fundraising leaders will provide expert guidance that will help colleges, universities, and nonprofit organizations engage more donors and drive greater giving.
RNL Announces Advisory Boards for Enrollment Management Covering Undergraduate, Graduate, and Online Students5/25/2022
Thought leaders and veteran enrollment managers will help guide RNL’s solutions and research, enabling the firm to better serve institutions and their students.
RNL Higher Education Conference Showcases Strategies and Solutions for Undergraduate, Graduate, and Online College Student Marketing, Recruitment, and Retention5/23/2022
Most comprehensive conference on enrollment and student success returns in person with more than 120 sessions, including a new track on graduate and online enrollment management.
Foundry’s CIO Names RNL a 2022 CIO Award-Winner for a New AI and Analytics Engine That Facilitates Hyper-Personalized Engagements in Higher Education Communications4/19/2022
RNL (Ruffalo Noel Levitz), the leading provider of higher education enrollment management, student success, and fundraising solutions, has developed an award-winning innovation to help its campus partners live up to and exceed the expectations of students, parents, and alumni.
RNL Chief Digital and Technology Officer, Kader Sakkaria Named Finalist for the 2022 Chicago CIO of the Year® ORBIE® Awards4/5/2022
Sakkaria nominated by the premier technology executive recognition program for his accomplishments leading data solutions for RNL.
RNL Recognizes Three Colleges and Universities for Excellence in College Student Recruitment and Retention10/27/2021
Loyola University New Orleans, Louisiana State University, and Utica College received awards during an online presentation
New Research From the Schuler Education Foundation and RNL Reveals the Attitudes and Behaviors Young Alumni Have Toward Philanthropy9/30/2021
Insights from a study of 7,000 young alumni also help participating colleges achieve 54 percent growth and 74 percent overall retention among their young alumni donor base.
Suite of digital solutions provides institutions with immersive online engagement opportunities that cultivate student interest and drive enrollment.
RNL Launches CRM Solutions for Higher Education to Help Colleges and Universities Align Their Campus Systems With Their Enrollment Goals9/16/2021
New solutions from leading higher education firm will optimize campus CRMs and provide real-time insights into college enrollment efforts.
Inaugural Class Announced for SUPER 20, a Leadership Development Program for Underrepresented High School Sophomores4/23/2021
The diverse class of ten Iowa students will receive leadership development, scholarships, and coaching to help them find and fulfill their purpose in college and in their careers.
RNL Expands Its Data-Driven Enrollment and Technology Solutions Through Strategic Acquisition of Helix Education1/22/2021
The addition of Helix’s technology, processes, and people enhances RNL’s ability to help institutions recruit and retain adult, graduate, and online students while also improving the quality of the student experience.
RNL Launches SUPER 20, a High School Leadership Development Program for Underrepresented High School Sophomores10/14/2020
Firm that has served higher education for nearly 50 years launches new initiative to increase access to higher education for students from historically underrepresented populations.
RNL Achieves PCI-DSS Certification for RNL Engage Remote Student Ambassador Donor Engagement and Gift Acceptance7/23/2020
Over $2M in gift commitments have already been secured by remote ambassadors, and RNL partners continue remote fundraising amidst social distancing needs.
RNL Higher Education Conference to Provide Immersive Virtual Two-Day Experience for Campus Professionals6/2/2020
Thirty-fourth annual conference will enable attendees to connect and network, change approaches for enrollment and student success, and experience Chicago virtually.
RNL Launches Digital Engagement Centers to Transform Donor Engagement for Higher Education Fundraising5/7/2020
Advanced analytics, omnichannel outreach, and options for on-campus or off-campus management allow campuses to provide a personalized experience for donors and avoid external disruptions.
RNL and Kaplan Partner to Provide More Flexible Online Enablement Options for Colleges and Universities4/30/2020
Industry leaders combine resources to help schools with fall enrollments disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic as well as future needs for online learning.
Groundbreaking study from RNL and the Schuler Education Foundation reveals the behaviors and attitudes young alumni have toward donating and volunteering.
Data-driven fundraising platform delivers omnichannel donor engagement through calling, P2P texting, email follow-up campaigns, visual caller ID for smartphones, and personalized fulfillment videos for donations.
Justin Marquart and Chad Warren bring decades of experience as campus practitioners and fundraising professionals.
RNL Strategically Acquires QuadWrangle to Elevate Donor Engagement With AI-Powered Fundraising Platform11/20/2019
Leading higher education firm RNL® announced today it has strategically acquired QuadWrangle, the creator of an alumni engagement platform that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and automation to create personalized engagement with donors.
Offering from RNL and participating firms gives campus leaders one online destination for the latest higher education solutions in enrollment, student success, and fundraising.
Innovative approach to nontraditional markets brings together 1:1 personalization, market insights, strategic planning, and lead nurturing in one solution.
Greta Daniels, Jay Finney, and Meg Weber bring decades of experience as campus practitioners and fundraising professionals
Leading higher education firm adds capabilities of the top authority for enhancing and optimizing the on-campus student visit experience.
Partnership provides higher education community with solutions for nearly any challenge across enrollment, student success, and fundraising.
The 2019 RNL National Conference sets record for highest attendance in its 33-year history
RNL Recognizes Three Colleges and Universities for Excellence in Enrollment, Student Success, and Fundraising7/18/2019
Leading higher education firm to present awards at the RNL National Conference on July 25
RNL Continues to Elevate the Donor Experience With the Groundbreaking AI-Powered Alumni Engagement Platform From QuadWrangle6/4/2019
RNL has added QuadWrangle’s AI-powered alumni engagement platform to its solutions for higher education fundraising.
Major innovation to financial aid award notifications enables colleges and universities to communicate aid in a personalized, compelling fashion with all students.
Leading higher education firm will accelerate digital transformation across traditional undergraduate enrollment, graduate programs, online programs, and alumni engagement and fundraising
Ruffalo Noel Levitz Selects GlyphEd to Bring Together Decades of Higher Ed Strategic Experience With Next-Level Data Visualizations4/1/2019
Ruffalo Noel Levitz (RNL) partners with GlyphEd to add GlyphEd's higher education data visualization solutions to RNL's consulting, assessments, and services for enrollment.
Firms combine innovation in college parental engagement with decades of experience in higher education enrollment and fundraising to harness the influence of parents.
Ruffalo Noel Levitz Launches Conversational AI Solution for Higher Education Enrollment and Fundraising2/8/2019
Firm’s “AL” solution for AI chat is the first in its planned suite of Enroll AI and Advancement AI offerings
Mongoose and Ruffalo Noel Levitz Form Strategic Partnership to Strengthen Engagement With Prospective College Students1/24/2019
New partnership provides colleges with unparalleled enrollment management expertise and superior solutions to optimize communication between staff and students
Ruffalo Noel Levitz Launches RNL Strategy Plus to Increase Access to Expertise, Insights, and Analytics for Solving Higher Education’s Greatest Challenges11/12/2018
More colleges and universities can now draw on the largest, most experienced, and most accomplished collection of experts in higher education
Civitas Learning and Ruffalo Noel Levitz Bring Together Analytics and Expertise to Maximize Student Outcomes11/8/2018
Propelled by new Civitas Learning research showing that 40% of higher ed’s investments aren’t improving persistence, collaboration promises to guide institutions toward sustainable student impact
Study Shows Significant Drop in College Student Satisfaction When Students Do Not Attend Their First-Choice Institution10/8/2018
National report examines satisfaction with the college experience among wide variety of student populations
Ruffalo Noel Levitz Launches First Part of Initiative to Integrate Systems, Share Data, and Maximize Efficiency at Colleges and Universities9/27/2018
New data dashboards and application programming interface to boost financial aid awarding and fundraising results
Ruffalo Noel Levitz Higher Education Partnership Program Connects Innovative Companies With 1,900 Colleges and Universities9/26/2018
Leading higher education firm creates community of companies that can bring their solutions and services to a vast base of higher education institutions
Leader in higher education fundraising applies decades of experience to new consulting and multichannel solutions for annual giving
Ruffalo Noel Levitz Launches New Solutions for Recruiting Adult and Online Learners, Graduate Students, and International Students7/25/2018
Leading higher education firm combines student attitudinal data, multichannel marketing, and unparalleled enrollment management expertise to evolve recruitment for these student populations.
Pioneer in college student retention solutions releases new service to save “lost” students who deposit but do not enroll or who withdraw.
Ruffalo Noel Levitz Honors Colleges and Universities With Awards for Marketing and Recruitment, Student Retention, and Fundraising7/24/2018
Firm recognizes nine institutions for their exceptional work in recruiting students, increasing student success, and engaging alumni
New study reveals half of major gift prospects do not receive an annual visit
Ruffalo Noel Levitz Higher Education Conference Spotlights Insights and Innovations to Engage College Students, Alumni, and Donors6/11/2018
Top solutions provider offers more than 150 sessions covering trends and strategies for college student recruitment, campus marketing, financial aid, fundraising, and college student success
New reports from Ruffalo Noel Levitz reveal trends in discount rates and net revenue for private and public institutions
Study reveals trends in annual giving programs for colleges and universities
2018 National Freshman Motivation to Complete College Report details results from a study of 93,000 college freshmen
Nijhawan brings more than 20 years of global business development success, technology management, and innovation to lead company
Event to provide college and university executives with insights to be more competitive in today's higher education environment
Annual event to be held April 16-17 in New Orleans
February 15, 2018—Ruffalo Noel Levitz, leading provider of higher education fundraising, student success, and enrollment services, released today results from...
New research outlines areas of the college student experience with lowest and highest satisfaction
Ruffalo Noel Levitz to Host Strategic Enrollment Planning Forum for College and University Executives11/2/2017
Forum, to be held December 5-6 in Boston, will provide campus leaders with roadmap for effective strategic planning
Young alumni communications, surveying Millennials underutilized by higher education institutions
New report shows top-rated student retention and completion strategies, including first-year programs, academic support, one-on-one advising, and practical work experiences related to majors
Analysis finds average alumni crowdfunding projects yield over $85,000 per campaign
RNL Study Provides Insights About the Role of High School Counselors in the College Planning Process9/13/2017
Findings released from survey of counselors representing 1,312 public and private high schools
Study leverages insights gathered from poll of over 6,000 college-bound high school sophomores, juniors, seniors and their parents
The findings of a recent poll of marketing and recruitment officials on campuses indicate that texting is now running ahead of email for four-year private institutions, while qualifying the interest levels of inquiries is an effective practice for four-year public institutions.
Partnership focuses on WC's aggressive goals for student enrollment
Three institutions to receive awards at RNL National Conference
Firm harnesses research, innovative technologies, and in-depth marketing insights to support New York State private college and university enrollment goals in light of the recent decision by the NYS legislature to offer free tuition programs at public institutions
Three universities receive Retention Excellence Awards
In an unprecedented study, 55% of major and planned gift officers say they’re not spending enough time talking to top prospects, booking critical big gifts
Event to provide fundraising leaders with in-depth look at emerging opportunities for fundraising and donor engagement
Event offers over 110 sessions on enrollment management strategies
Experienced Campus Innovators to Speak at Ruffalo Noel Levitz National Enrollment Management Conference7/11/2016
More than 120 sessions to feature marketing, recruitment, and student success practices
Three Universities Receive Marketing-Recruitment Excellence Awards
June 14, 2016—Ruffalo Noel Levitz, the leading provider of technology-enabled services, software, and consulting for higher education enrollment management and...
UC Santa Barbara Smashes Annual Online Giving Total in 1 Day With Ruffalo Noel Levitz Digital Fundraising Platform4/29/2016
University employs new ScaleFunder Giving Day technology
A new study of marketing and recruitment practices at four-year campuses shows email and texting are now running neck and neck as favored ways to connect with prospective students.
Study identifies motivational barriers to college completion for incoming first-year students
Module provides powerful digital platform for engaging and exciting fundraising donors
February 2, 2016—Ruffalo Noel Levitz Executive Chairman Albert Ruffalo has been named a 2016 recipient of the University of Iowa Alumni...
Report rates the effectiveness of 48 strategies and tactics and 33 retention management practices, including top metrics for diagnosing campus retention issues. Also included is new data on graduation rate trends, performance-based funding, online learner retention, and retention planning, staffing, and organization.
Nationally, 23 percent of college students fail to complete a degree despite completing their first year of college; a recent study asked second-year college students to identify the reasons why
2015 Adult Learner Marketing and Recruitment Practices Benchmark Report for Higher Education Undergraduate and Graduate Programs7/14/2015
July 14, 2015—To help rein in the rising costs of education, increasing numbers of colleges and universities are turning to...
Following merger, leading higher education firm has rebranded as Ruffalo Noel Levitz