DePauw's #3 "Most Connected" Ranking & Use of Blackboard Technology Noted in Article at Stockwatch.com
December 1, 2004
December 1, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - "Blackboard Inc. announces that 18 of the 25 most connected campuses in the United States, as reported by Forbes.com, rely on the Blackboard Learning System® for their e-learning needs," begins a story at Stockwatch.com. "Additionally three of the top-five ranked schools, including DePauw University, Temple University and Duke University use the Blackboard Learning System and the Blackboard Transaction System®, the company's comprehensive one-card system for student and faculty commerce and access transactions."
The text continues, "At DePauw University, ranked third on the Forbes.com list, the Blackboard Learning System is used by more than half of the school's faculty in 226 courses. 'Blackboard is a key piece of DePauw's overall approach to enhancing and enriching teaching and learning,' said Dennis Trinkle, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Chief Information Officer at DePauw University. 'Thanks to a grant from the Lilly Endowment and Blackboard's software and services, DePauw has been able to establish a national model for the successful marriage of digital fluency with the classic critical thinking, speaking and writing strengths of liberal arts education.'"Back