Academe's Focus

Academe Solutions, Incorporated is a privately held information technology management and consulting firm that specializes in developing, implementing and maintaining software applications and custom solutions for institutions of higher learning. Our mission is to provide value-based consulting services that enhance and improve information systems, and to develop and implement strategies for integrating campus-wide technology solutions for our clients.

Academe is recognized as an innovative and progressive leader in the implementation, analysis and support of PeopleSoft Campus Solutions. We are a Platinum Level sponsor for Higher Education Users Group Online, the leading special interest group for Higher Education institutions licensing Oracle products.

Academe Solutions is a specialized Gold Level Partner, certified North American Consulting Partner, Independent Software Vendor (ISV), Oracle University Supplier and PeopleSoft Enterprise Select member within Oracle Partner Network.

Darren-Michael Yocum, President 1999-Present


Darren-Michael is an accomplished executive with far reaching experience in higher education and information technology solutions. He is a visionary thinker who has assisted a broad range of institutions utilize information technology to improve productivity, performance and satisfaction in the delivery of student services. Darren-Michael has over 19 years’ experience in higher education, with 13 years focused directly on delivering project management and business consulting services to higher education institutions.

Darren-Michael’s extensive Campus Solutions expertise includes Academic Structure, Campus Community, Admissions and Recruiting, Student Records, Student Financials, Financial Aid, Self-Service and Academic Advisement. For the past 13 years, he has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Academe Solutions, Incorporated.  Darren-Michael holds a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and History and a Master of Science in Natural Resource Recreation & Tourism. He is a certified instructor with Oracle University.