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AUS to improve alumni relations with SunGard

American University of Sharjah rolls out SunGard Advance to manage Alumni programmes

AUS to improve alumni relations with SunGard
The SunGard solution will help AUS to develop strong relationships with Alumni and business partners, says Boice.

American University of Sharjah (AUS) is aiming to improve relations with Alumni and corporate stakeholders, with a new deployment of SunGard Higher Education solutions.

The university is using SunGard Higher Education's Advance to improve communications and information access with Alumi and business partners, to increase their engagement and collaboration.

Advance is a web-based solution designed for higher education institutions to to help manage alumni relations programs, business processes and corporate relations, and improve tracking and reporting of these relationships.

 "We have chosen Advance from SunGard Higher Education because of its track record of success among some of the finest universities in the world," said Dr Peter Heath, chancellor, American University of Sharjah.

"The best universities and colleges worldwide have very effective systems for alumni and stakeholders relations, and AUS is looking to benchmark best practices from these A-list institutions of higher learning," said Dr. Nada Mourtada-Sabbah, vice chancellor for Development and Alumni Affairs, American University of Sharjah.

Mathew Boice, vice president EMEA and India, SunGard Higher Education added: The ability to develop and nurture lifelong relationships with alumni and other key stakeholders is one measure of an institution's success. AUS is building this capability with the adoption of Advance, and we are pleased to be part of this remarkable drive for excellence."

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