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Spring Arbor University Supports Institutional Mission with Oracle Cloud

Joyce Kim
Product Manager

Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications will help the university improve student outcomes, while saving money and improving productivity

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – Oct. 1 , 2020 - Spring Arbor University, one of the Midwest’s leading universities, has selected Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications to deliver a modern, efficient and personalized student and staff experience. With Oracle Cloud Applications for finance, supply chain and customer experience, Spring Arbor will be empowered to improve students’ academic experience, increase efficiency and help reduce costs in service of its mission: fostering a spiritual, intellectual, whole-person transformation for students, staff and faculty.

“Spring Arbor selected Oracle for their commitment to higher education and their position as technology leader,” said Randall Melton, Chief Information Officer, Spring Arbor University. “SAU’s transition to Oracle Cloud will lower our total cost of ownership for enterprise solutions and will enable us to implement a complete digital transformation strategy leveraging Cloud-based services.”

Since its origination in 1873 as a seminary for elementary and secondary students, Spring Arbor has evolved into an accredited university, supporting more than 3,500 students and more than 70 degree programs. To continue its evolution and increase competitiveness among its peer organizations, the Spring Arbor selected:

By moving to Oracle Cloud, Spring Arbor will be able to eliminate infrastructure capital cost, reduce IT support spending, and allow the IT team to shift focus from general maintenance activities to other critical university initiatives. Spring Arbor’s selection of Oracle solutions expands the university’s toolkit, supporting their digital transformation journey with more agile applications.

“It’s more critical than ever that higher education institutions are not only looking to technology to lower costs and improve the efficiency of their operations, but to provide the agility to quickly adjust to unforeseen situations,” said Pamela Snyder, AVP, Oracle Higher Education. “Despite the challenges of COVID-19, Spring Arbor showed amazing leadership in moving their digital transformation forward in support of their mission, employees and students. We are honored to be a part of their move to the cloud and the flexibility it will afford them as they move into this next era in education.”

Learn more about Oracle Higher Education products here.


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