The Next Chapter of Datamark

Last week marked quite a major milestone in Datamark’s 26 year history serving the higher education market. We announced the acquisition of the technology assets and support infrastructure of Altius. While we didn’t purchase the entire company, we did buy its impressive technology, intellectual property and infrastructure. This includes Helix, a competency-based online learning platform, […]

Datamark Acquires Technology Assets and Support Infrastructure from Altius Education Tom Dearden Appointed Chairman; Matthew Schnittman to Join as President and CEO

Datamark, the leader in data-driven enrollment marketing, today announced it has acquired the technology assets of Altius Education, including its competency-based online learning platform, Helix, as well as its enrollment management and student retention platforms. An investment group led by Oakleigh Thorne, current Chairman of the Board of Datamark and former CEO of eCollege, financed […]

APSCU Misrepresentation Guidance: Datamark’s View

On October 11, APSCU published guidance for its membership on “The Misrepresentation Rule and Third-Party Vendors.” We congratulate APSCU on the publication of this very comprehensive treatment of a very complex topic, particularly its holistic review of the federal and state regulatory issues beyond “Substantial Misrepresentation” that education marketers must consider. We view the publication […]

Why Does Lead Quality Matter, and Why Now More Than Ever?

The enrollment marketing and admissions landscape continues to change with new technological advances and ways to communicate.  However, neither can enhance the enrollment process if the lead quality to begin with isn’t up to par. As a participant on a recent panel, “Why Lead Quality Matters Now More Than Ever,” at the TARGUSinfo Interactive Insights […]

Trusted Voices in a Changing Environment

The winds of change are sweeping through the environment for education marketing. Metric and database analytics have brought new levels of efficiency and sophistication to the practice. For–profit and not-for-profit universities now compete for the same students. And, with new communication channels available and an uncertain regulatory future looming on the horizon, we’re poised for […]