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Kent State University Selects CampusEAI Consortium International Student Recruitment Services - Ohio-based, Multi-Campus University Seeks to Increase International Student Enrollment

July 1, 2009 - The CampusEAI Consortium announced today that Kent State University (KSU) has selected CampusEAI Consortium's International Recruitment Services. On behalf of Kent State University's College of Communication and Information, the CampusEAI Consortium will recruit students from top colleges and universities in India.

With Kent State University's strategic plans calling for an increase in the percentage of international students, KSU is experiencing difficulty in supporting international recruitment goals in light of recent travel, resource and budget cuts. KSU looked to the CampusEAI Consortium to provide cost-effective solutions that would help them achieve their Admissions targets. The CampusEAI Consortium's International Recruitment Services provides Kent State University with an immediate pipeline of Indian students that leverages CampusEAI Consortium's existing overseas network of educational consultants.

myCampusThe CampusEAI Consortium's International Recruitment Services offer Kent State University the following services:

  • Assess KSU’s programs for international viability and demand
  • Prepare region and program-specific messaging and marketing collateral
  • Market KSU’s programs to high school principals, guidance counselors, parents, college/university presidents, chancellors and faculty
  • Pre-screen prospective candidates based on program pre-requisites and requirements
  • Coordinate and host virtual recruitment sessions with pre-screened prospective students within CampusEAI Consortium's overseas facilities over a live video conference
  • Arrange admissions interviews and counseling sessions between pre-qualified students, their parents and the KSU's admission office representatives over a live video conference
  • Follow up with KSU and session attendees to facilitate application process

"Kent State University looks forward to collaborating with CampusEAI in our joint recruitment of qualified students from India. Our collaboration will offer students the opportunity to expand their horizons and become better prepared for today's competitive, global arena." Said Mary Anne Saunders, Executive Director - Office of International Affairs, Kent State University.

"We are pleased that Kent State University has selected CampusEAI Consortium's International Recruitment Services. Said Anjli Jain, Executive Director of the CampusEAI Consortium. "We look forward to assisting KSU with their international student recruitment efforts in India."

For more information on the CampusEAI Consortium, myCampus or International Recruitment Services, contact Anjli Jain at anjli_jain@campuseai.org to schedule an executive one-on-one session.

About Kent State University

Kent State University's eight-campus system, among the largest regional systems in the country, serves both the development of a true living/learning approach at the Kent Campus and the regional needs on seven other campuses throughout Northeast Ohio. The Kent Campus provides the resources and facilities of a large, diverse Ohio university, while the Regional Campuses - Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga, Salem, Stark, Trumbull and Tuscarawas - offer the friendly, casual atmosphere of small liberal arts colleges. Kent State is a member of the University System of Ohio. For more information, please visit www.kent.edu

About CampusEAI Consortium

CampusEAI Consortium is a global not-for-profit information technology services and consulting provider focused on helping its members implement enterprise IT solutions cost-effectively and timely. More than 260 members belong to the CampusEAI Consortium, including Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the City of Cleveland, Portland Public Schools, McGill University, The University of Exeter, the University of Montana, The Hong Kong Institute of Education and The University of Melbourne. For more information, visit http://www.campuseai.org