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Communication is the cornerstone of the Unizin Consortium. You can access all past and current Unizin press releases, requests for proposals, and announcements here. To see all other posts, visit our blog.

Unizin Welcomes Three New Founding Members

October 1, 2014 | Comments Off on Unizin Welcomes Three New Founding Members

Oregon State University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and University of Minnesota Join Unizin EMERYVILLE, Calif. – Unizin, a university-owned and directed consortium that provides standards-based Digital Education infrastructure for its members, announced today that Oregon State University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and University of Minnesota are now members of Unizin. “That three more world-class institutions joined Unizin further validates our strategy and gives us the momentum to have greater impact on teaching and learning,”… Read More

Unizin Pilots Open Content Repositories

September 27, 2014 | Comments Off on Unizin Pilots Open Content Repositories

University Consortium Partners with Blackboard and Instructure to Pilot Course Content Services EMERYVILLE, Calif. – Unizin, a university-owned and directed consortium that provides standards-based Digital Education infrastructure for its members, announced that it is working with Blackboard and Instructure to connect their content platforms with the Unizin Content Relay. “These connections to the Unizin Content Relay are the first realization of Unizin’s strategy of leveraging loosely coupled systems”, said Unizin’s CEO Amin… Read More

Higher Education Consortium Unizin announces CEO Hire Amin Qazi

July 22, 2014 | Comments Off on Higher Education Consortium Unizin announces CEO Hire Amin Qazi

Unizin Board of Directors selects Qazi to lead consortium for advanced digital education EMERYVILLE, Calif.—July 22, 2014—The Unizin consortium announced today that its Board of Directors has selected Amin Qazi to serve as the company’s founding chief executive officer and a member of the Board of Directors effective immediately. Mr. Qazi brings over a decade of relevant experience to his new role having previously filled executive roles at both universities and as a… Read More

4 Universities Partner to Launch Unizin, a New Online Platform

June 24, 2014 | Comments Off on 4 Universities Partner to Launch Unizin, a New Online Platform

Unizin, the latest in a gathering force of online education platforms, aims to help universities share their content and analytics while maintaining rights. On June 11 Unizin — a nonprofit academic consortium founded by Colorado State University, the University of Florida, Indiana University and the University of Michigan — announced its online presence with a lengthy blog post from co-chairs Brad Wheeler and James L. Hilton. Unizin offers universities a chance to… Read More