Signature Initiatives


Article 26 Backpack Project

Led by Global Affairs at UC Davis, the A26BP is named for the article in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that establishes the right to education. This cloud-based “ecosystem” aims to help refugees and other vulnerable young people reclaim their education.



Global Recognition

As technology removes the barriers to academic mobility, HEIs must question if the U.S. international admissions and credential evaluation community can and should maintain the current autonomous processes.




LEAD Initiative

The LEAD initiative takes a multi-pronged approach at identifying and preparing a diverse group of enrollment leaders to take on leadership roles in Enrollment Management in North America and across the globe.



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Funded by Lumina, the CLR focuses on the development and implementation of a single learner record across a broad number of American colleges and universities.

Groningen Declaration Network (GDN)

The GDN brings together key stakeholders in the digital student data ecosystem to make real the concept of global digital student data portability. Network participants envision learners worldwide should be able to digitally consult and share their authentic educational data with whomever they want, whenever they want, wherever they are.


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Learner Attribute Matching Index (LAMI)

With every exchange of a learner record an institution may have to match the attributes of the incoming record to an existing record, without the use of specific identifiable data.

The LAMI service eliminates the need to page rematch the same record in the same way, greatly improving efficiencies and containing costs, while ensuring data quality and integrity.


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