Misericordia University, located in Dallas, PA, enrolls over 3,000 students in 34 degree programs on the graduate and undergraduate levels in full- and part-time formats. The University’s primary goal was to replace homegrown systems with one, unified system that would fit their current IT structure. Misericordia University also sought an implementation approach that is cost-effective, timely, and non-disruptive to the user departments. The Jenzabar EX system was ultimately chosen to provide users with an enhanced user experience and added, essential functionality.
“Along with the wide range of software and service offerings, Jenzabar is flexible in terms of matching their software with our current IT environment,” said Val Apanovich, Director of Information Technology at Misericordia University. “Jenzabar worked with us in determining the best overall solution and had a proven implementation process, clear product direction, strong client references, and responsive staff.”
The Jenzabar EX ERP system is offered on the industry-leading Microsoft® SQL Server® platform and provides interoperable workflows that adapt as institutional policies change and technology evolves. Misericordia University will also be implementing Jenzabar’s Internet Campus Solution (JICS) web portal solution, providing a single sign-on experience to students, faculty, and staff with the added benefit of a central database.
“The very detailed flash cut implementation methodology is a real plus for our University,” said Apanovich. “With Jenzabar, we can quickly move to a new solution without needing a significant number of new resources to maintain it.”
“Misericordia University required a more robust solution to heighten the user experience,” said Robert A. Maginn, Jr., Chairman and CEO of Jenzabar. “Jenzabar EX is a high value and cost-effective ERP with a proven implementation process that will allow Misericordia to have a speedy and immediate change.”