CUNY Chooses Oracle

City University of New York (CUNY) has standardized on PeopleSoft Financials, Human Capital and Campus Solutions. Of course, all of this will be running on Oracle 11g and, eventually, Fusion.

“We chose Oracle to provide the highest quality service and advanced solutions to accommodate our institutions’ various sizes and non-traditional programs,” said Brian Cohen, CUNY’s chief information officer and co-project leader for CUNY FIRST. “We chose Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise Campus Solutions 9.0 for the new capabilities this version offered and look forward to leveraging it to transform our student information system.”

CUNY selected Oracle due to the functionality and scalability of its applications – vital buy cipro online factors considering CUNY’s unique composition of senior and community colleges and other programs and institutions – and the number of PeopleSoft implementations within higher education institutions in the U.S. Oracle’s application solutions and database will enable CUNY to implement a single database instance for the entire university in a true multi-institution configuration.

“We chose Oracle to provide the highest quality service and advanced solutions to accommodate our institutions’ various sizes and non-traditional programs,” said Brian Cohen, CUNY’s chief information officer and co-project leader for CUNY FIRST. “We chose Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise Campus Solutions 9.0 for the new capabilities this version offered and look forward to leveraging it to transform our student information system.”

CUNY selected Oracle due to the functionality and scalability of its applications – vital factors considering CUNY’s unique composition of senior and community colleges and other programs and institutions – and the number of PeopleSoft implementations within higher education institutions in the U.S. Oracle’s application solutions and database will enable CUNY to implement a single database instance for the entire university in a true multi-institution configuration.

Ron Spalter, deputy chief operating officer and co-project Leader for CUNY FIRST stated, “It was significant to us that Oracle offered CUNY the Oracle Insight program, which we refined to focus on a high profile area for CUNY students – financial aid. We are working with Oracle to frame, analyze and resolve a number of outstanding opportunities in this area.”

The City University of New York is the nation’s largest urban public university. CUNY comprises 23 institutions: 11 senior colleges, six community colleges, the William E. Macaulay Honors College at CUNY, the Graduate School and University Center, the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, the CUNY School of Law at Queens College, the CUNY School of Professional Studies and the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education. The University serves more than 231,000 degree-credit students and 230,000 adult, continuing, and professional education students. College Now, the University’s academic enrichment program for 32,500 high school students, is offered at CUNY campuses and more than 300 high schools throughout the five boroughs of the City of New York.

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