Chicago, May 6,2019: Campus Consortium, the largest global education association of schools, colleges and universities, awards $20,000 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Assessment Grant to Neumann University to enable efficient data protection. Neumann University is a private Catholic university in the Franciscan tradition in Aston, Pennsylvania. It is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia.
“Neumann University is committed to inspiring and educating the future generation of leaders in public and private enterprise and non-profit sectors. The GDPR Grant will help the institution meet its strategic objectives while ensuring compliance with this new expansive regulation. It will also allow proper policy transition and communication as we plan of future regulations in the area of PII protection” said Gene McWilliams, Vice President for Finance and Administration at Neumann University.
This Grant will enable the institution to have greater control over its personal data and impose many new obligations on organizations that collect, handle, or analyze personal data.
“In recognition of Neumann University’s needs and requirements, the Consortium extends the GDPR Assessment Grant to provide the University a thorough vulnerability assessment and provide a detailed report to secure the campus data and user-sensitive information,” said John T. Wannemacher, Executive Director, Campus Consortium.
To learn about and apply for a Campus Consortium Grant, please visit campusconsortium.org/grant-programs
About Neumann University
Founded in 1965, Neumann University offers undergraduate degrees in a broad variety of subjects, three doctoral programs, seven master’s degree programs, and an accelerated bachelor’s degree program. The University seeks to provide an education that balances the liberal arts with the professions in an environment which promotes the development of men and women who will embody the Franciscan values of reverence, integrity, service, excellence, and stewardship. For more information, please visit https://www.neumann.edu/.
About Campus Consortium
Founded in 2003, Campus Consortium is a leading non-profit education association with thousands of higher education institutions and K-12 school district members. The Campus Consortium mission is to help members reduce the time, cost, and effort associated with implementing enterprise IT services by leveraging shared IT services, lessons learned, and best practices so that each member can avoid reinventing the wheel when adopting new education technologies. For more information, please visit Campus Consortium or send an email to Marketing Desk.