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Blackboard History – 99 College Announcements

Blackboard Inc. today announced that more than 75 colleges and…

CourseInfo LLC History – Stephen Gilfus and Dan Cane

January 1998 CourseInfo, one of the two companies forming Blackboard Inc. was founded in 1997 by Dan Cane and Stephen Gilfus while at Cornell University.

Colleges Sort Through Vast Store of Web Course Tools

October 21st, 1997 For professors who have decided to do so, that new industry offers a dizzying array of tools for developing Web courses. Of the dozen or so leading software packages, some require the use of expensive servers and the support of an information-services department, while others are designed to let professors create on-line course materials with little or no support.