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APL nextED New Feature Release

Here at APL nextED we pride ourselves on having the only comprehensive, integrated and centralized Faculty Management Solution. With our customers in mind, we developed new features to further enhance the comprehensive nature of our platform and improve the user experience. Managing your faculty data and workflows with APL nextED just got even easier!Here's what's new in APL nextED:Workload + Cour.... read more

APL nextED and Magna Publications announce partnership to combine award-winning content with data and analytics

CHICAGO, IL. - Magna Publications and APL nextED have announced their partnership to bring Magna's award-winning faculty development content to APL nextED's Faculty Management Solution platform. Established in 2015, APL nextED is a comprehensive digital solution for managing, measuring, and reporting on all tenured and non-tenured faculty data. Magna is a leading professional development provider .... read more

APL nextEd Launches First of its Kind Digital Solution to Facilitate Management of Faculty Data

APL nextED, a trailblazer in faculty management technology, has announced the launch of its Faculty Management Solution (FMS), a comprehensive digital solution for managing, measuring and reporting on all tenured and non-tenured faculty data. APL's FMS is the first of its kind to offer faculty lifecycle management for both tenure and non-tenure track faculty.Read full article here: http://www.prwe.... read more

Adjunct Professor Link Named a TechPoint 2017 Mira Award Finalist

Adjunct Professor Link Named a TechPoint 2017 Mira Award Nominee for Corporate Innovator of the Year18th annual event honors 'the best of tech in Indiana' Valparaiso, IN (February 15, 2017) - Adjunct Professor Link (APL) is honored to be a nominee in the Corporate Innovator of the Year category for the 18th annual TechPoint Mira Awards presented by Angie's List, Genesys and Salesforce.&n.... read more

APL extends resource to professors at Saint Joseph's College

Kathleen Gibson, Founder and CEO of APL (Adjunct Professor Link), communicated today with President Robert Pastoor of Saint Joseph's College offering to help connect any faculty of Saint Joseph's College who are looking for teaching positions with other higher education institutions. APL has a high concentration of partner institutions in the midwest and has offered services to all the faculty at .... read more

APL Selected as Launch Competition Finalist at SXSWedu

Adjunct Professor Link has been selected as one of 10 finalists to participate in SXSWedu's 6th annual Launch Competition this March in Austin, TX. SXSWedu showcases innovations in education with a fast-paced, live startup competition. Ten early-stage education startups have been selected as finalists to participate in the sixth annual Launch event.Read full article by clicking here.... read more

Lakeshore Focus- Finding Adjunct Faculty

You or your son or your granddaughter enrolls in a college course. You see the name of the faculty assigned to your class and have absolutely no knowledge of who this person is, how much he knows, or how well she teaches. Soon it's discovered that the professor is an adjunct. What is an adjunct and how much does she know, how well does he teach? The cycle begins. Our guest today saw this dilemma a.... read more

Kathleen Gibson - Business Rockstars

Courtney Gould, Gordon Gould,and Kathleen Gibson on Business Rockstars 10/28/2015.... read more

Valpo startup first to land diversity investment

VALPARAISO | A startup among the first graduating class at the NWI Tech Foundry stated it has closed the first tranche of a $1 million round of seed funding, led by Elevate Ventures.Adjunct Professor Link, also called APL, a company that helps connect institutions of higher learning with qualified adjunct professors, received $125,000 in seed funding from Elevate Ventures' Indiana Diversity Invest.... read more

Educelerate Chicago Will Explore The Shared Economy in Higher Education

This panel, and many others like it which Educelerate facilitates each year, are immensely important. Why? Because whenever a bunch of smart, forward-looking folks who are passionate about education get together, it simply means one thing: the students we all strive to help are going to derive benefit in some way.Educelerate does an amazing job of bringing together companies that are leading the c.... read more

Jamienne Studley Joins APL's Board of Advisors

VALPARAISO, IN (PRWEB) JULY 28, 2016Jamienne S. Studley has joined the Adjunct Professor Link (APL) Board of Advisors. An advocate for students, civil rights activist, and public engagement expert, Ms. Studley has served in the U.S. Department of Education as a deputy and acting general counsel, deputy and acting under secretary, and chair of the national advisory panel on accreditation.Her impres.... read more

APL Announces Major Software Upgrades

VALPARAISO, IN (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 22, 2016Adjunct Professor Link, the industry leader in higher education faculty hiring and management software, has announced the launch of significant upgrades to their software, PROFolio. APL's software helps higher education institutions recruit, manage, and on board adjunct faculty. PROFolio 2.0 enhancements feature query improvements; new reporting, billing an.... read more

Tech Accelerator Takes Off in The Region

VALPARAISO, Ind. - Indiana-based venture development firm Elevate Ventures has announced the first six companies that will take part in the NWI Tech Foundry (http://techfoundry.org), a 13-week, mentor-driven accelerator program for 2014.The accelerator program, organized and operated by Elevate Ventures, seeks to aid the growth of high-potential tech-oriented businesses in Northwest Indiana by foc.... read more

Innovators of the Month: April 2016

NWI Innovators of the Month highlights Kathleen Gibson, CEO/Founder of Adjunct Professor Link, Valparaiso. This new Member launched the first digital platform to help higher education institutions "recruit, manage, onboard and certify" part-time and full-time faculty. Also featured is the latest about IVDiagnostics, the innovative team that received the Chanute Prize in 2011 for developing cutting.... read more

Adjunct Professor Link Closes First Tranche of Seed Funding

Adjunct Professor Link, Inc. (APL), a Valparaiso, IN-based Faculty HR System (FHRS) for higher education, closed the first tranche of a $1m seed round of funding.The tranche was led by Elevate Ventures, which provided $125k via the Indiana Diversity Investment Fund, a program dedicated to supporting and investing in innovative women, minority and veteran owned businesses with high growth potential.... read more

Ed Tech Company Adjunct Professor Link (APL) Announces National Launch at 2016 ASU GSV Summit

VALPARAISO, IN (PRWEB) APRIL 16, 2016Adjunct Professor Link, Inc. (APL), the first digital recruiting, managing and on boarding solution designed for Collegiate Program Chairs, will announce their national launch at the ASU GSV Summit on April 19, 2016, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt at 2:00PM in Regatta AB, 4th Floor.APL Founder and CEO Kathleen Gibson is a graduate of the first class of the GSVLa.... read more

WJOB - Kathleen Gibson, CEO/Founder, Adjunct Professor Link

JED in the Region - Kathy Gibson in studio with Jim Dedelow..... read more

New website connects professors with universities

VALPARAISO | AdjunctProfessorLink.com is a matchmaking service for college instructors and universities.The site is the brainchild of 1988 Valparaiso University graduate Kathleen Gibson, who after a brief legal career began teaching as an adjunct instructor 12 years ago at her alma mater."Teaching led to other opportunities and I have been an assistant dean in the College of Arts and Sciences at V.... read more

Is it ever too late to start a new career journey?

For some, where you start in your career isn't really where you're meant to end up. For Kathy Gibson, her transition from the legal profession to higher education to entrepreneurship was a humbling and eye-opening experience.After years juggling the courtroom and a busy family, she decided to pursue a career that was a better fit for her life, at that time, but was equally stimulating and challeng.... read more