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Howard University Streamlines Admissions with Liaison's BusinessCAS™, EngineeringCAS™ and GradCAS™
[February 12, 2019]

Howard University Streamlines Admissions with Liaison's BusinessCAS™, EngineeringCAS™ and GradCAS™

WATERTOWN, Mass., Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Howard University today announced that it has partnered with Liaison International, the leading provider of higher education admissions management and enrollment marketing solutions, to streamline admissions for its graduate programs. Through the partnership, Howard will simplify the admissions process for applicants and admissions staff alike.

For more than 20 years, Liaison has streamlined the process by which higher education institutions identify, recruit and enroll best-fit students. More than 5,000 programs on over 800 campuses nationwide reach prospective students, outsource administrative tasks and create exceptional experiences for applicants across the full enrollment cycle--from first interest to first day on campus--through our admissions management and enrollment marketing solutions.

Howard will offer applicants an enhanced user experience through three of Liaison's Centralized Application Services (CASs™). Prospective graduate management students will now apply for Howard's business programs through BusinessCAS™; Prospective graduate engineering students, through EngineeringCAS™. All of Howard's graduate programs that are not affiliated with a national CAS will become members of GradCAS™, which Liaison launched to extend the benefits of a CAS to those programs not supported by a professional association-based service.    

Each CAS will grant applicants access to a convenient single portal through which they can apply to multiple programs with one set of materials and track the status of their applications in real time. Since these services add Howard's programs to global graduate education directories, BusinessCAS, EngineeringCAS and GradCAS will expand Howard's global applicant pool, and Liaison's processing team will take previously burdensome administrative tasks off admissions staff's plates.

"Howard is a culturally diverse, comprehensive, research intensive and historically Black private university, and we are committed to developing scholars and professionals who drive change and solve contemporary global problems," said LaTrice Byam, director of admissions at Howard. "With BusinessCAS, EngineeringCAS and GradCAS, we'll attract an even greater number of students of high academic standing and potential, and we'll have more time to authentically engage them throughout the admissions process."

Liaison's Founder and CEO George Haddad added: "With its impressive history of excellence, leadership, service and truth, this leading research university and HBCU will make valuable contributions to our graduate education communities. We're excited to leverage our proven technology and services to help Howard build a robust applicant pipeline while refining its recruitment and enrollment strategies."

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About Howard University
Founded in 1867, Howard University is a private, research university that is comprised of 13 schools and colleges. Students pursue studies in more than 120 areas leading to undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University operates with a commitment to Excellence in Truth and Service and has produced four Rhodes Scholars, 11 Truman Scholars, two Marshall Scholars, one Schwarzman Scholar, over 70 Fulbright Scholars and 22 Pickering Fellows. Howard also produces more on-campus African-American Ph.D. recipients than any other university in the United States.

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About Liaison International
Over the last two decades, Liaison has helped over 7,000 programs on more than 800 campuses more effectively manage admissions through its Centralized Application Service (CAS™) technology and complementary processing and support services. Partnering with over 30 professional associations, the company has developed discipline-wide services for a range of fields, including most of the health professions, as well as engineering (EngineeringCAS), graduate management education (BusinessCAS), graduate education (GradCAS), social work (SocialWorkCAS), psychology (PSYCAS) and architecture (ArchCAS).

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