20 Million Credentials Strong

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Cue the balloons dropping and the confetti cannon. It’s time to celebrate! This week Parchment facilitated the exchange of the 20 MILLIONTH credential request in company history!  For 12 years Parchment has been working with high schools and higher education institutions to make the process of sending electronic academic credentials, like transcripts, for students simple […]

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Temple University Goes Digital with Parchment

The Registrar’s Office at Temple University made a commitment to taking student’s academic credentials to the next level – the digital level. Effective Spring 2015, Temple Owls can now request their hard-earned academic credentials be sent digitally to any destination in the world, through Parchment. In collaboration with Parchment and Banner by Ellucian, a leader […]

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Groningen Declaration: The Future of Digital Student Data Portability

This spring I had the wonderful opportunity to travel to Málaga, Spain to represent Parchment and become a signatory of the Groningen Declaration. This international document seeks common ground to best serve both the academic and professional mobility needs of learners around the world by bringing together key stakeholders in the Digital Student Data Ecosystem. […]

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Higher Ed Send Newsletter: July 2015

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  Now that the chaos of commencement has passed, and the campus roar has died down to a gentle buzz, take a minute to read the July Newsletter for our higher education send administrators. This interactive booklet will let you click to download videos and documents. Learn how to add additional credentials, like replacement diplomas, to […]

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Parchment 7 is Here!

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We Are So Excited! Your suggestions inspired us to create the most advanced academic credential management system: Parchment 7. Thousands of your enhancements will help you process incoming transcript orders faster and better than ever before!  Thank you for helping build the best! See the 7 Best things about Parchment 7: Get more information about […]

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Step 5: Making Credentials Truly Actionable for the Learner

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“In a world where people increasingly interact over distances, electronically, the ability to control your online educational identity is crucial,” says Kevin Carey in a recent New York Times article. Thus, the activities in the fifth cluster of the Credential Innovation Framework (CIF) are all about rethinking the traditional barriers to what we can do […]

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Step 4: Innovating What You Are Communicating

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Today’s postsecondary students are learning in more ways than ever before, challenging academic administrators to document a more complete educative experience. Institutions who master this fourth cluster of the Credential Innovation Framework (CIF) are documenting the complete educative experience, articulating the value of postsecondary learning for employers and admissions offices. In 2013, Elon University became […]

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