TouchNet Named Ellucian Partner of the Year for 2023

4/19/2024 7:00 PM

LENEXA, Kan. – TouchNet, the leading provider of commerce and credential technology solutions for institutions of higher education, was selected by Ellucian as the winner of the Ellucian Partner of the Year Award for 2023.

The annual awards recognize Ellucian partners for their collaboration and shared focus on delivering excellence to higher education institutions. TouchNet received the overall Ellucian Partner Network Partner of the Year Award for consistently collaborating to address customer challenges and improve its integrations, showcasing an unwavering commitment to enhancing client experiences.

“We are proud to be named the Ellucian Partner of the Year. Our team is passionate about serving the higher education community and our partnership with Ellucian helps drive that forward,” said Adam McDonald, president of TouchNet. “We look forward to continuing to innovate with Ellucian as technology and student expectations evolve.”

TouchNet and Ellucian’s partnership encompasses decades of combined expertise, bringing unparalleled support to higher education institutions and offering more than any other partnership in the industry. TouchNet works closely with Ellucian to ensure its payment and campus ID management solutions seamlessly integrate with the entire suite of Ellucian student information systems, including Banner and Colleague SaaS.

“TouchNet has demonstrated their commitment to innovation, customer service, and collaboration in our joint quest to deliver exceptional outcomes to the institutions we serve,” said Jeff Dinski, chief strategy and corporate development officer, Ellucian. “We are thankful for their dedication to advancing student success and outcomes through advanced technology solutions, and we look forward to continuing our collaboration to drive transformation across the industry.”

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About Ellucian
Ellucian powers innovation for higher education, partnering with more than 2,900 customers across 50 countries, serving 22 million students. Fueled by decades of experience with a singular focus on the unique needs of learning institutions, the Ellucian platform features best-in-class SaaS capabilities and delivers insights needed now and into the future. These solutions and services span the entire student lifecycle, including data-rich tools for student recruitment, enrollment, and retention to workforce analytics, fundraising, and alumni engagement. Ellucian’s innovative solutions, vast ecosystem of partners and user community of more than 45,000 provides best practices leading to greater institutional success and achieving better student outcomes.

About TouchNet
TouchNet unifies campuswide payments and ID management software solutions for institutions of higher education around the world. Colleges and universities rely on TouchNet to integrate and secure payments, permissions, and other related business transactions for a comprehensive, actionable view campuswide. TouchNet’s unmatched integration, transparency, and security gives institutions greater control over transactions, costs, and compliance. As the market leader in higher education commerce technology, our platform-driven approach enables greater operational efficiencies and self-service access to real-time information for students and staff. TouchNet is a Global Payments company (NYSE: GPN).