SOURCE: University Business Magazine

July 21, 2011 10:00 ET

University Business Magazine and Higher One Honor Six More Colleges and Universities as "Models of Efficiency"

NORWALK, CT--(Marketwire - Jul 21, 2011) - University Business magazine and Higher One ( are honoring six colleges and universities in the summer 2011 round of their "Models of Efficiency" program. Each honoree has streamlined operations to deliver better services in less time and at lower cost.

"Models of Efficiency," a national recognition program developed by University Business in partnership with Higher One, honors institutions of higher learning that meet the education business and technology challenges of colleges and universities today.

"We identify schools that have created replicable solutions, so that other institutions can learn from them," said Tim Goral, editor-in-chief of University Business. "We launched 'Models of Efficiency' to call attention to institutions that are creating solutions to some of the technology and business process challenges that can plague schools."

The magazine's latest honorees are: Fresno Pacific University, Western Washington University, Oakland University, State University of New York at Cobleskill, Temple University, and University of Wisconsin-Stout.

Full descriptions of honorees' projects, as well as application information for upcoming rounds, can be found at

"It's a very rewarding experience to partner with University Business in recognizing operations efficiencies on campuses across the country," said Dean Hatton, CEO of Higher One, the program's sponsor. "The creativity, tenacity, and determination demonstrated by "Models of Efficiency" winners are inspiring to us in the private sector as we continue to strive to support the streamlining of operations and services in higher education business offices."

About University Business
University Business
is the leading publication for senior managers at colleges and universities throughout the United States, reaching 46,000 leaders who manage offices such as enrollment, technology, facilities, and academic affairs. Website:

About Higher One, Inc.
Founded in 2000, Higher One, Inc. is a subsidiary of Higher One Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ONE), a leading company focused on helping college business offices manage operations and providing enhanced service to students. Through a full array of services from refunds, payments, electronic billing, payment plans and more, Higher One works closely with colleges and universities to ensure students receive Financial Aid refunds quickly, can pay tuition and bills online, make on-campus and community purchases and learn the basics of financial management.

Higher One provides its services to approximately 5.4 million students at distinguished public and private higher education institutions nationwide. More information about Higher One can be found at

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