Tag Archives: Kuali

Kuali Foundation: Clarification on future proprietary code

Well that was an interesting session at Educause as described at Inside Higher Ed: It took the Kuali leadership 20 minutes to address the elephant in the conference center meeting room. “Change is ugly, and change is difficult, and the … Continue reading

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Unizin Updates: Clarification on software development and potential new members

In a recent post on Kuali, I characterized Unizin as a community source initiative. Brad Wheeler, CIO at Indiana University and co-founder of Kuali and Unizin, responded via email (with permission to quote): Unizin is not a Community Source effort … Continue reading

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Community Source Is Dead

As Phil noted in yesterday’s post, Kuali is moving to a for-profit model, and it looks like it is motivated more by sustainability pressures than by some grand affirmative vision for the organization. There has been a long-term debate in … Continue reading

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Kuali For-Profit: Change is an indicator of bigger issues

On Friday the Kuali Foundation announced the creation of a new for-profit entity to be led by the former CTO of Instructure, Joel Dehlin. Jeff Young at the Chronicle described the change: Ten years ago, a group of universities started a … Continue reading

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Kuali: A Primer for Community Source Administrative Systems in Higher Ed

I was recently invited to attend a user conference – Kuali Days in Austin, TX – and was struck by the disconnect between Kuali’s relatively low profile and the excitement expressed by the institutional representatives attending the conference. Before getting … Continue reading

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