A big thank you to our generous 2018 ARC sponsors!

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Platinum Sponsor

Watermark’s mission is to put better data into the hands of administrators, educators, and learners everywhere in order to empower them to connect information and gain insights into learning which will drive meaningful improvements. Through its innovative educational intelligence platform, Watermark supports institutions in developing an intentional approach to learning and development based on data they can trust. 

To learn more, visit http://www.watermarkinsights.com.

Bronze Sponsors


The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) shares the same geographical boundaries as the WASC Senior College and University Commission, providing accreditation services to the community colleges that serve 2.6 million students in the region. ACCJC is the nation’s only regional accreditor with exclusively community college membership. It plays a vital role in workforce preparation, second-career opportunities, and in preparing students to transfer to CSUs, UCs, and private colleges and universities. ACCJC is engaging in a number of collaborative initiatives with WSCUC and its members and is excited to be a sponsoring partner with the ARC 2018.

To learn more, visit https://accjc.org/.

Gray Associates, Inc. is a strategy consulting firm focused on higher education.  We help education clients develop fact-based institutional and marketing strategies that maximize outcomes for students, the school, and its constituencies.  To support our client work, we have developed an industry-leading database that combines information on inquiry volumes, demographics, competition, and employment.  Using this information and proprietary analytical techniques, we work with faculty and school leadership to develop institutional strategies, select programs, pick locations and prepare curricula.

To learn more, visit http://www.GrayAssociates.com.

Brass Sponsors


AEFIS offers the complete solution for assessment of learning and continuous improvement for higher education. Its innovative web-based platform enables easy automation of evaluation, supports individual student assessment, facilitates outcomes based curriculum review, streamlines accreditation and helps to achieve your strategic educational goals campus wide.

To learn more, visit http://www.aefis.com.

APL nextED

APL nextED is a comprehensive Faculty Management Solution (FMS) for managing faculty data and workflow. APL nextED provides all stakeholders involved in the faculty lifecycle with a solution to manage workflows for course staffing, activity tracking, evaluation, tenure and promotion, WASC accreditation preparation, professional development and recruiting. APL nextED currently has 45 partner schools nationwide. 


To learn more, visit https://aplnexted.com.

Campus Labs

Campus Labs empowers institutions to make valuable connections with their data. We offer a complete set of integrated solutions for areas such as assessment, retention, teaching and learning, student engagement, and institutional effectiveness. We’re proud to serve more than 1,000 public and private colleges and universities. 

To learn more, visit http://www.campuslabs.com.

Concourse, by Intellidemia

Concourse. Superior Syllabus Management since 2007. Our leading cloud-based platform allows you to manage syllabus templates, achieve consistency, run reports, expand access, ensure compliance, and streamline workflow from within your existing environment, seamlessly.

To learn more, visit https://www.intellidemia.com/.


DeXL provides services for clients to ensure strong online student retention with high satisfaction and graduation rates.   Working collaboratively with clients, DeXL engineers experiential learning pathways for online students that lead to increases in student persistence, engagement, and a sense of belonging. We do this through our journey mapping process that takes into account students’ complex lives and varied learner personas. We also help educators rediscover the love of teaching in an online environment with the right tools and resources that leverage proven learning science.  

To learn more, visit https://dexl.com/.


DIGARC is the leading provider of academic catalog and curriculum management solutions for higher education, serving more than 550 clients of all sizes. Curriculog, a fully configurable curriculum management system, tames the chaos, and liberates faculty and committees from broken curriculum approval processes. Providing control of forms, steps, notifications, and agendas, and significantly shortens approval cycles. Our Acalog e-catalog software showcases your institution with complete, accurate information, and includes tools for students to search, save, and chart a path for academic success. And, it greatly reduces administrative production cycles, compared to traditional approaches.

To learn more, visit http://www.digarc.com.

Digital Measures

Digital Measures focuses exclusively on web-based data management, reporting and digital workflows for higher education. Gain fast, accurate access into your faculty’s teaching, research, and service accomplishments to streamline WASC accreditation and fulfill your university's reporting requirements. Three out of five of the leading U.S. universities trust Activity Insight, its market-leading faculty management system. With Activity Insight, more than 400,000 faculty members in 15+ countries share stories of personal and institutional success. Founded in 1999, the company is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 

To learn more, visit http://www.digitalmeasures.com.


Emsi provides labor market data that helps colleges and universities build a better workforce and nurture strong economies, businesses, and graduates. Across the US, hundreds of institutions trust Emsi’s user-friendly services to align programs to regional needs, strengthen enrollment, connect students to careers, and demonstrate their positive economic impact on their regions. Emsi data is frequently cited in prominent publications, including ForbesUSA TODAYThe New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal

To learn more, visit http://www.economicmodeling.com.


IDEA is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to improving teaching, learning, and leadership at colleges and universities. For more than 40 years, we’ve provided our partner institutions with comprehensive, research-based assessment instruments and professional development solutions unparalleled in the field.

To learn more, visit http://www.IDEAedu.org.


The NSSE is administered annually to first-year and senior students at participating institutions. Results provide valid, reliable information on the extent to which students engage in proven educational practices that correspond to desirable learning outcomes. More than 1,500 bachelors-granting institutions have participated in this effort to assess and improve undergraduate education. Institutions receive diagnostic information about teaching and learning, with customizable comparison groups, and resources to assist in interpreting and using results. Visit our exhibit to learn more about the updated NSSE instrument and reports, and its companion surveys, the Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE) and the Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement (BCSSE).

To learn more, visit http://www.nsse.iub.edu.


Nuventive provides CQI (Continuous Quality Improvement) “as a service” to higher education institutions.  This fully cloud based service brings business process and data/information together in a platform that supports any improvement initiative including strategic planning, program review, student success, administrative outcomes management, student learning outcomes, accreditation and more.

To learn more, visit https://www.nuventive.com/.

Peregrine Academic Services

Peregrine Academic Services is the globally recognized leader in providing online assessment and educational services. Programmatic ASSESSMENT SERVICES are available for Business Administration, Accounting/Finance, Early Childhood Education, Healthcare Administration, General Education, Criminal Justice, and Public Administration academic programs. EDUCATIONAL SERVICES include Academic Leveling Courses, Bloomberg Businessweek B-School Connection Resource Center, e-Programmes, Online Leadership Courses, and Write & Cite: An Academic Writing Readiness Course. EDUCATION SUPPORT SERVICES focus on leadership development programs and academic consulting services. We solve accreditation challenges with customized academic solutions to improve the quality of higher education throughout the world. We are your thought-partner in higher education.

To learn more, visit http://www.PeregrineAcademics.com.


Discover ProfHire, a better way to find part-time faculty. Our easy-to-use platform delivers vetted candidates who are ready for selection. We verify degree completion, teaching experience, references, industry experience, teaching evaluations, and assure compliance with mandated training.

Recruiting part-time faculty is time consuming, but taking short cuts is risky. One bad hire can cost your institution thousands of dollars and damage your reputation. Save time, mitigate risk and simplify recruiting with ProfHire’s innovative candidate sourcing system.

ProfHire was named by Entrepreneur Magazine, one of the Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America for 2016.

To learn more, visit http://www.profhire.com.

The Learning House, Inc.

The Learning House, Inc. helps people improve their lives through education. As an academic program manager, Learning House offers technology-enabled education solutions designed to meet the needs of a dynamic global market. Solutions include Online Program Management (OPM), Enterprise Learning Solutions, The Software Guild, Learning House International and Advancement Courses. With a focus on data-driven decision making, Learning House is on the leading edge of higher education. Learning House provides expertise in research and analytics, marketing, enrollment, retention and instructional design. Through its broad portfolio, Learning House delivers more students, more graduates and better outcomes.

To learn more, visit http://www.LearningHouse.com.


Tutor.com’s individualized learning services give students access to 3,600 subject-matter expert tutors anytime, from any Internet-enabled device. By combining one-to-one tutoring with diagnostic evaluations, Tutor.com also helps your faculty increase engagement and gives you early visibility into student challenges. Tutor.com is the industry-leader, having delivered 14 million sessions since 2001.


Weave is the leading provider of software for educational programs, institutions, and accrediting bodies to manage their intentional, continuous improvement processes.  We provide a platform that vastly simplifies the management of institutional effectiveness, including applications to simplify assessment, accreditation, faculty credentials, and review processes. This gives our customers peace of mind and allows them to focus on their highest priorities of improving teaching and learning.


To learn more, visit http://www.weaveeducation.com.