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XML Functional Acknowledgement



December 1, 2010

Global Functional Acknowledgement Approved through PESC as Education Community Data Standard

The Board of Directors of PESC - the Postsecondary Electronic Standards Council is pleased to the Global Functional Acknowledgement as an Education Community Data Standard approved through PESC's Standards Forum for Education.

The Functional Acknowledgement indicates that a file sent from one system or organization to another was successfully received. In most reporting and data collection initiatives, data submission guidelines are strictly adhered to if not mandatory, and without this type of confirmation which can be used globally for any standard or transaction, senders may not be aware of potential problems in the process.

PESC members that approved Global Functional Acknowledgement:

  • AcademyOne
  • ACT
  • California Community College System
  • Central Connecticut State University
  • College Board
  • ConnectEDU
  • Florida International University
  • Georgetown University
  • George Washington University
  • Iowa State University
  • Jenzabar
  • Kuali Foundation
  • National Student Clearinghouse
  • Oracle
  • Pearson Education
  • SCRIP-SAFE International
  • Smart Catalog
  • SunGard Higher Education
  • University of Denver
  • University of Mississippi
  • University of Northern Iowa
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Phoenix
  • USA Funds
  • XAP

For any organization looking to communicate their specific use and implementation of PESC approved standards, please contact Michael Sessa or Jennifer Kim directly at Michael.Sessa@PESC.org 202-261-6516 or Jennifer.Kim@PESC.org 202-261-6514 respectively.

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