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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

Unizin Grows To Ten With Three New Founding Members

December 19, 2014

Unizin Membership Expands to Include University of Iowa, Ohio State, and Penn State EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec. 18, 2014—Unizin is proud to welcome the University of Iowa, The Ohio State University and The Pennsylvania State University as founding members. Unizin is a university-owned and directed consortium that provides standards-based Digital Education infrastructure for its members.

Unizin Welcomes Three New Founding Members

October 1, 2014

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

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

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