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January 7, 2015

Kuali Foundation. North-West University (South Africa) Goes Live with KFS. North-West University became the first university in South Africa to implement the Kuali Financial System. The system went live on January 5, 2015, replacing Oracle Finance. NWU implemented KFS within their original timeframe and budget, developing an in-house capacity to support and enhance the system in the future. [Full Announcement].

November 20, 2014

KualiCo. Kuali Financial System Project Board votes to engage with KualiCo. The Kuali Foundation recently concluded Kuali Days 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana, with the announcement that the Kuali Financial System Project Board has voted to engage with KualiCo for product development leadership. KualiCo is a new company that delivers cloud-based software for higher education. KFS is a modular, open source suite of financial [Full Announcement].

January 21, 2014

Kuali Foundation. University of Maryland goes live on Kuali Financial System. The University of Maryland went live with Kuali Financial System as of January 6, 2014, supporting multiple institutions with this system. A fantastic Maryland team was supported by commercial affiliates Navigator Management Partners and Vivantech, as well as the Kuali community itself. [Full Announcement].

January 15, 2014

Kuali Foundation. Strathmore University upgrades Kuali Financial System in partnership with Kuali Commercial Affiliate rSmart. rSmart, provider of higher education technology solutions built on open source Kuali software, partnered with Strathmore University to successfully upgrade their Kuali Financial System to Version 5. The new system optimizes business processes in the areas of accounts payable, receiving, and capital asset management. [Full Announcement].

October 12, 2012

Kuali Foundation. University of Connecticut Implements Kuali Financial System in partnership with Kuali Commercial Affiliate rSmart. rSmart, provider of technology solutions for higher education, has successfully implemented Kuali Financial System (KFS), an open source, community developed financial management system, for the University of Connecticut. UConn partnered with rSmart for key services from proof of concept through system implementation, technical and user training, and disaster recovery services in the rSmart Cloud. [Full Announcement].

October 11, 2012

Kuali Foundation. Navigator Management Partners and Vivantech Team Selected to assist in implementation of Kuali Financial System at the University of Maryland. In a competitive talent solicitation, the team of Navigator Management Partners and Vivantech were awarded the contract to support the University of Maryland in its implementation of the Kuali Financial System. In partnership with the University of Maryland, the Navigator Management Partners and VivánTech group will manage the University’s migration from their current Financial Record System to KFS. This implementation project is slated to be complete August 1, 2013. [Full Announcement].

August 8, 2012

Kuali Foundation. Kuali Financial System goes live at University of Hawaii System. The University of Hawaii System announced that it is now live with the Kuali Financial System (KFS) as its financial system of record for FY 2012-13. The UH KFS implementation serves all public higher education in Hawaii: ten accredited campuses including a research university, 7 community colleges and 2 baccalaureate campuses serving over 60,000 students on six islands. The UH KFS implementation supports 4000 user accounts managing annual expenditures of over $1.3 billion, including over $400 million in extramural contracts and grants. [Full Announcement].

August 6, 2012

Kuali Foundation. Haverford College Goes Live with Kuali Financial System. Haverford College and the Kuali Foundation announce Haverford’s successful completion of its eKuality Project and go-live of the Kuali Financial System. [Full Announcement].

July 27, 2012

Kuali Foundation. KFS is Live at UConn. The Kuali Foundation announced that the University of Connecticut has gone live with Kuali Financial System. [Full Announcement].

November 8, 2011

Kuali Foundation. Haverford College chooses Kuali Financial System. Haverford College announced it has chosen the Kuali Financial System as its new enterprise financial system. After an extensive selection process, the team at Haverford determined that KFS best met their needs and fit well with their strategic direction for enterprise systems. The functionality of KFS was built for higher education, by higher education and serves the needs of a liberal arts college. In addition, the Kuali community that Haverford is joining provides a wealth of networking for best practices and ongoing enhancements. [Full Announcement].

November 2, 2011

Kuali Foundation. The University of Arizona - Live with Kuali Financial System. The Kuali Foundation is pleased to report that the University of Arizona went live with the Kuali Financial System (KFS) version 3.0 on their campus. The UA implementation delivered a comprehensive campus-wide set of modules including General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Purchasing, Capital Assets, Labor Ledger and Accounts Receivable. [Full Announcement].

July 5, 2011

Kuali Foundation. Cornell University Announces Kuali Financial System Launch. Cornell University launched the Kuali Financial System in a ceremony July 1 in the East Hill Office Building. Leslie Planck, an account representative from the College of Veterinary Medicine Accounting Service Center, submitted the first e-doc (electronic document) of fiscal year 2012 before the system was released campus wide. [Full Announcement].