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Email: Brandon.Trissler@RuffaloNL.com
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RNL Acquires Render Experiences to Strategically Align Campus Visits With Enrollment Goals
10/1/2019

Leading higher education firm adds capabilities of the top authority for enhancing and optimizing the on-campus student visit experience.

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RNL Becomes a Platinum Member of the Slate Preferred Partner Program
9/10/2019

Partnership provides higher education community with solutions for nearly any challenge across enrollment, student success, and fundraising.

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RNL Higher Education Conference Achieves Record Attendance
8/2/2019

The 2019 RNL National Conference sets record for highest attendance in its 33-year history

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RNL Recognizes Three Colleges and Universities for Excellence in Enrollment, Student Success, and Fundraising
7/18/2019

Leading higher education firm to present awards at the RNL National Conference on July 25

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RNL Continues to Elevate the Donor Experience With the Groundbreaking AI-Powered Alumni Engagement Platform From QuadWrangle
6/4/2019

RNL has added QuadWrangle’s AI-powered alumni engagement platform to its solutions for higher education fundraising.

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RNL Launches Personalized Financial Aid Award Video for College Student Recruitment
5/16/2019

Major innovation to financial aid award notifications enables colleges and universities to communicate aid in a personalized, compelling fashion with all students.

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RNL Strategically Acquires Higher Education Digital Marketing Agency Converge
5/2/2019

Leading higher education firm will accelerate digital transformation across traditional undergraduate enrollment, graduate programs, online programs, and alumni engagement and fundraising

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz Selects GlyphEd to Bring Together Decades of Higher Ed Strategic Experience With Next-Level Data Visualizations
4/1/2019

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.

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz and Nearpeer Partner to Make an Immediate Impact on College Student Success
2/19/2019

Firms combine decades of experience in student success with an innovative peer-to-peer engagement platform that reduces summer melt and increases college student retention

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz and CampusESP Partner to Engage Parents of College Students and Alumni
2/14/2019

Firms combine innovation in college parental engagement with decades of experience in higher education enrollment and fundraising to harness the influence of parents.

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz Launches Conversational AI Solution for Higher Education Enrollment and Fundraising
2/8/2019

Firm’s “AL” solution for AI chat is the first in its planned suite of Enroll AI and Advancement AI offerings

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Mongoose and Ruffalo Noel Levitz Form Strategic Partnership to Strengthen Engagement With Prospective College Students
1/24/2019

New partnership provides colleges with unparalleled enrollment management expertise and superior solutions to optimize communication between staff and students

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz Launches RNL Strategy Plus to Increase Access to Expertise, Insights, and Analytics for Solving Higher Education’s Greatest Challenges
11/12/2018

More colleges and universities can now draw on the largest, most experienced, and most accomplished collection of experts in higher education

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Civitas Learning and Ruffalo Noel Levitz Bring Together Analytics and Expertise to Maximize Student Outcomes
11/8/2018

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

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz and PlatformQ Education Forge Strategic Partnership
10/30/2018

Customized offering integrates enrollment management consulting with online webcasting, chat, and SMS solutions powered by PlatformQ Education's Conduit platform

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Study Shows Significant Drop in College Student Satisfaction When Students Do Not Attend Their First-Choice Institution
10/8/2018

National report examines satisfaction with the college experience among wide variety of student populations

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz Launches First Part of Initiative to Integrate Systems, Share Data, and Maximize Efficiency at Colleges and Universities
9/27/2018

New data dashboards and application programming interface to boost financial aid awarding and fundraising results

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz Higher Education Partnership Program Connects Innovative Companies With 1,900 Colleges and Universities
9/26/2018

Leading higher education firm creates community of companies that can bring their solutions and services to a vast base of higher education institutions

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz Launches Fundraising Consulting to Reverse Donor Decline
7/25/2018

Leader in higher education fundraising applies decades of experience to new consulting and multichannel solutions for annual giving

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz Launches New Solutions for Recruiting Adult and Online Learners, Graduate Students, and International Students
7/25/2018

Leading higher education firm combines student attitudinal data, multichannel marketing, and unparalleled enrollment management expertise to evolve recruitment for these student populations.

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz Launches New Solution to Increase College Student Success
7/25/2018

Pioneer in college student retention solutions releases new service to save “lost” students who deposit but do not enroll or who withdraw.

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz Honors Colleges and Universities With Awards for Marketing and Recruitment, Student Retention, and Fundraising
7/24/2018

Firm recognizes nine institutions for their exceptional work in recruiting students, increasing student success, and engaging alumni

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Colleges and Universities Missing Opportunities With Major Gift Prospects
6/13/2018

New study reveals half of major gift prospects do not receive an annual visit

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz Higher Education Conference Spotlights Insights and Innovations to Engage College Students, Alumni, and Donors
6/11/2018

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

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Tuition Discounting Reaches Historic High for Private Colleges and Universities
6/7/2018

New reports from Ruffalo Noel Levitz reveal trends in discount rates and net revenue for private and public institutions

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Over Two Thirds of Fundraisers Want to Spend More Time on Parent Fundraising and Leadership Giving
5/21/2018

Study reveals trends in annual giving programs for colleges and universities

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New Report From Ruffalo Noel Levitz Identifies Barriers to Success for College Freshmen
4/26/2018

2018 National Freshman Motivation to Complete College Report details results from a study of 93,000 college freshmen

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz Selects Sumit Nijhawan as CEO
4/2/2018

Nijhawan brings more than 20 years of global business development success, technology management, and innovation to lead company

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz Presents Strategic Enrollment Planning Forum
3/20/2018

Event to provide college and university executives with insights to be more competitive in today's higher education environment

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz Announces Symposium on Increasing Diversity in College Enrollments
3/19/2018

Annual event to be held April 16-17 in New Orleans

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Press release: Higher Education Mega-Campaigns Grow
2/15/2018

February 15, 2018—Ruffalo Noel Levitz, leading provider of higher education fundraising, student success, and enrollment services, released today results from...

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Traditional Students Less Satisfied Than Adult and Online Learners According to National Study
11/27/2017

New research outlines areas of the college student experience with lowest and highest satisfaction

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz to Host Strategic Enrollment Planning Forum for College and University Executives
11/2/2017

Forum, to be held December 5-6 in Boston, will provide campus leaders with roadmap for effective strategic planning

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz Appoints Brett Frazier as Chief Customer Officer
10/24/2017

Frazier brings more than 20 years of sales leadership in higher education to CCO role

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz Releases Report on Digital Fundraising and Millennial Donor Engagement
10/17/2017

Young alumni communications, surveying Millennials underutilized by higher education institutions

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz Study Rates Top Student Success Practices Employed by Colleges and Universities
9/27/2017

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

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz Releases Benchmarks From 4,200 Crowdfunding Projects Totaling $22.5M
9/21/2017

Analysis finds average alumni crowdfunding projects yield over $85,000 per campaign

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RNL Study Provides Insights About the Role of High School Counselors in the College Planning Process
9/13/2017

Findings released from survey of counselors representing 1,312 public and private high schools

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8 Surprising College Enrollment Marketing Insights Uncovered in Annual E-Expectations Research
7/26/2017

Study leverages insights gathered from poll of over 6,000 college-bound high school sophomores, juniors, seniors and their parents

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz to Acquire Career Services Platform Purple Briefcase
7/19/2017

Leading provider of purpose-built enrollment and fundraising solutions expands suite of offerings for higher education with addition of career services

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz study identifies top college marketing and recruitment practices
7/18/2017

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.

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Two-time award winner rejoins RNL to assist Wilmington College located in Ohio
7/14/2017

Partnership focuses on WC's aggressive goals for student enrollment

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz Announces 2017 Winners of Marketing-Recruitment Excellence Awards
7/6/2017

Three institutions to receive awards at RNL National Conference

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz Unveils NYS Enrollment Solutions
7/5/2017

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

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz Honors Innovative Student Success Programs
6/30/2017

Three universities receive Retention Excellence Awards

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New Study From Ruffalo Noel Levitz Reveals Inefficiencies in Productivity Hinder Fundraising Goals
6/29/2017

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

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz Announces Digital Philanthropy Conference
6/1/2017

Event to provide fundraising leaders with in-depth look at emerging opportunities for fundraising and donor engagement

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Keynote Speakers Announced for RNL National Enrollment Management Conference
4/28/2017

Event offers over 110 sessions on enrollment management strategies

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Experienced Campus Innovators to Speak at Ruffalo Noel Levitz National Enrollment Management Conference
7/11/2016

More than 120 sessions to feature marketing, recruitment, and student success practices

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz Honors Innovative Enrollment Strategies
6/29/2016

Three Universities Receive Marketing-Recruitment Excellence Awards

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz Announces 2016 Winners of Retention Excellence Awards
6/14/2016

June 14, 2016—Ruffalo Noel Levitz, the leading provider of technology-enabled services, software, and consulting for higher education enrollment management and...

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz study ranks 80 college marketing and recruitment practices
3/22/2016

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.

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2016 National Freshman Motivation to College Completion College Report
3/8/2016

Study identifies motivational barriers to college completion for incoming first-year students

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Ruffalo Noel Levitz announces new Giving Day Module on the Scalefunder Platform
2/29/2016

Module provides powerful digital platform for engaging and exciting fundraising donors

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Al Ruffalo receives the University of Iowa’s Distinguished Alumni Award
2/2/2016

February 2, 2016—Ruffalo Noel Levitz Executive Chairman Albert Ruffalo has been named a 2016 recipient of the University of Iowa Alumni...

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2015 Student Retention and College Completion Practices Benchmark Report for Undergraduate Programs
7/30/2015

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.

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Attitudes of Second-Year College Students That Influence College Completion
7/28/2015

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

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2015 Adult Learner Marketing and Recruitment Practices Benchmark Report for Higher Education Undergraduate and Graduate Programs
7/14/2015

July 14, 2015—To help rein in the rising costs of education, increasing numbers of colleges and universities are turning to...

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New Name and New Leader for RuffaloCODY and Noel-Levitz
3/12/2015

Following merger, leading higher education firm has rebranded as Ruffalo Noel Levitz

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RuffaloCODY Announces Merger With Noel-Levitz
8/21/2014

Creates the premier provider of enrollment and fundraising solutions for colleges and universities