The UW-Extension was joined by University of Florida and Arizona State University in being honored at the fifth annual Higher Ed Summit hosted by, April 27-29, in Austin, Texas.

The first-ever Summit Awards were selected by nearly 1,000 members of the higher education community and leadership for excellence in student success, operational efficiency and innovation.

The UW-Extension received the Dave Perry Excellence in Innovation Award for its work in using Salesforce to drive improvements in a number of areas. Arizona State was singled out for student success and Florida for operational efficiency.

The UW-Extension was selected for its creation of a Student Engagement System that includes capabilities to manage marketing and recruiting, admissions, registration and enrollment, financial aid, social engagement, student services, graduation and more. Read more at