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Request for Proposal for Providers of Higher Education Digital Content for Unizin

January 27, 2016

This RFP is now closed. The purpose of this Request for Proposal is to solicit proposals to enter into a contract with qualified providers of higher education digital content: specifically electronic textbooks and/or online homework or adaptive solutions for the purpose of instruction. The intent of this RFP and the ensuing process is to convey to Providers the information, requirements, and specifications necessary for the preparation of a professional and comprehensive Proposal. This… Read More

Request for Proposal for Enterprise and Multitenant Learning Management System and Services by Unizin and Internet2

December 29, 2015

This RFP is now closed. This Request for Proposal (“RFP”) is for the sole purpose of assisting your company’s (“you,” or “your”) development of a proposal for Internet2 (“Internet2”) on behalf of the Unizin Consortium (“Unizin”), a consortium formed by Unizin’s member institutions (“Member Institutions”). Internet2 and Unizin will collectively be referred to as “Issuer,” “we,” “us”, or “our”. We reserve the right to amend, modify or withdraw this RFP at any… Read More

Unizin Acquires Courseload Software

July 20, 2015

AUSTIN, JULY 20, 2015 – Unizin announced the acquisition of the Courseload software today. Courseload includes an eText reader platform and collaborative learning tools for the delivery of digital learning materials including Open Educational Resources, faculty-authored course packs, and publisher content. The addition of Courseload is a vital component for connecting content to learners in Unizin’s digital learning ecosystem. “By acquiring Courseload and welcoming a number of its talented employees to Unizin,… Read More

State University System of Florida Joins Unizin

July 17, 2015

AUSTIN, July 17, 2015 – Unizin is proud to welcome the State University System of Florida (SUSF) today. The new addition brings the Consortium up to 22 higher education institutions and nearly doubles the organization’s current student population. “This is truly a momentous day, as it doubles the number of institutions in our consortium,” said Robin Littleworth, Chief Operating Officer at Unizin. “Not only will the State University System enjoy the membership… Read More

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Joins Unizin Consortium as a Founding Investor

June 17, 2015

Unizin is proud to welcome the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to the Consortium today. The new addition brings the Unizin Consortium up to eleven members encompassing over 500,000 students. “The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is pleased to be a founding investor in Unizin,” said Ellen Weissinger, Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. “We believe that Unizin will accomplish three important outcomes – it will advance best practices in digital pedagogy and learning analytics, it… Read More