In The News
July 5, 2018 // The Hechinger Report
At a time when growing proportions of high school students have been successfully encouraged to go on to college, more than one in five full-time freshmen nationwide fail to return for a second year, according to the data. More than 40 percent who leave have grade-point averages of at least 3.0, or a solid B, according to the education consulting company Civitas Learning.
July 3, 2018 // Built in Austin
Execs are on the move once again. Civitas Learning added Jenny Fuller to its roster of executives as VP of people operations.
June 29, 2018 // Built in Austin
Promoting women to leadership roles creates more than an inclusive work environment — it creates a more successful company. Austin tech has a long way to go in order to get more women a seat at the “boys’ table,” but we’re already seeing an increase of incredible leaders — who happen to be women. April Downing, the new COO of Civitas Learning is highlighted and asked what her advice is for women looking to move into tech leadership roles.
June 20, 2018 // Press Release
Student success leader Civitas Learning today announced the hiring of accomplished talent management leader Jenny Fuller to support the development of Civitas Learning employees and boost the recruitment and retention of talent.
June 13, 2018 // University Business
Civitas Learning announced its acquisition of ClearScholar, the developer of a student engagement app for higher education. Building on the existing partnership and close mission alignment between Civitas Learning and ClearScholar, the acquisition provides institutions with a tool that enables more timely and personalized support to guide students along their journey and remove barriers that can knock them off-course.
June 12, 2018 // Education Dive
With data showing many four-year institutions failing to serve the nation’s most disadvantaged students, higher ed leaders are recognizing the need to develop industry-wide practices that can be adapted and tailored to particular bodies of students. With data from Civitas Learning showing that nearly one in five students who drop out completed 75% or more of their credit threshold, institutions can have emergency completion grants available to juniors and seniors needing financial help crossing the finish line.
June 12, 2018 // Indianapolis Business Journal
Indianapolis-based ClearScholar Inc. has been acquired by Civitas Learning Inc., an Austin, Texas-based education-tech company that supplies its data-gathering and packaging platform to more than 350 colleges and universities.
June 12, 2018 // Inside Indiana Business
An Indianapolis-based tech company is under new ownership. ClearScholar, which has developed a mobile student engagement platform, has been acquired by Texas-based Civitas Learning. Civitas says the addition of ClearScholar and its platform will give higher education institutions a tool to enable more timely and personalized support for students.
June 12, 2018 // Austin American-Statesman
Civitas Learning is expanding its education technology platform by acquiring a student engagement app for higher education. Austin-based Civitas said it has purchased ClearScholar, an Indianapolis startup whose mobile app makes it easier for colleges and universities to get tailored information to students. Using historical and current data, the company builds predictive models to help students select degrees and courses, help faculty and advisers identify at-risk students and help all students stay on track to graduate on time.
June 12, 2018 // Austin Inno
Civitas Learning, an Austin education technology company, on Tuesday announced it has acquired ClearScholar, an Indianapolis-based student engagement startup. The acquisition comes a little less than four months after Civitas Learning announced it had formed a partnership to integrate ClearScholar’s student engagement app into Civitas Learning’s platform to give college students additional tools to help ensure they graduate.