A2C is a place where conversations on student success can take place and be fostered into innovative ideas that help make higher education more productive and effective.  We believe student success starts with a practical approach:  prioritizing students needs in issues such as access, affordability, efficiency and quality.  Click on the video to hear Tom Shaver, Founder and CEO of Ad Astra Information Systems discuss the site and why it was created.

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About The Author

Founder and CEO Tom Shaver

Tom Shaver is Founder and CEO of Ad Astra Information Systems, a software technology company based in Overland Park, Kansas. He launched Ad Astra Information Systems in 1996 to provide scheduling technology solutions for higher education institutions.