Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that the Company’s ecrt® effort reporting solution has been selected as a University Business Readers’ Choice Top Product. Huron’s ecrt solution facilitates compliant research effort reporting required of institutions that receive funding from agencies such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH). “We are honored to receive this award for one of our software solutions for the second year in a row,” said Peter Eschenbach, managing director and Technology solutions leader, Huron Education. “For nearly a decade, Huron’s ecrt software has been helping clients streamline and improve effort reporting processes. The ‘Top Product’ recognition from University Business and the education community at large demonstrates that we are helping our clients apply technology to meaningfully address this critical research administration function.” The second annual University Business Readers’ Choice Top Products award recognizes products that have made a positive impact at colleges and universities this year. The products were selected by the editors of University Business from nominations submitted by the readership of the magazine, and were based on both the quantity of nominations and the quality of reader nominations. The complete list of products is available online and in the January issue of University Business magazine. “This acknowledgment is a tribute to the collaborative approach we have taken in the development of this product,” said Greg Bedell, managing director, Huron Education. “We are thrilled to be recognized by our users with this award and look forward to continuing to help organizations improve their management of sponsored research.” About Huron’s Research Software Solutions Huron’s research software solutions include a comprehensive portfolio of applications designed to make the management of sponsored research easier and more compliant with governing regulations. With particular focus on improving the business processes that support growing research enterprises, our solution consists of ecrt® effort reporting software; efacs® software for facilities and administrative (F&A) cost rate management; and Click® Portal solutions for grants management, conflict of interest, human and animal research oversight, clinical trials, and other research areas. Huron Education’s professionals have worked with more than 90 of the top 100 research universities in the U.S. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com/ResearchSoftware or follow us on Twitter: @Huron. About Huron Consulting Group Huron Consulting Group helps clients in diverse industries improve performance, reduce costs, leverage technology, process and review large amounts of complex data, address regulatory changes, recover from distress and stimulate growth. Our professionals employ their expertise in administration, management, finance, operations, strategy and technology to provide our clients with specialized analyses and customized advice and solutions that are tailored to address each client's particular challenges and opportunities to deliver sustainable and measurable results. The Company provides consulting services to a wide variety of both financially sound and distressed organizations, including healthcare organizations, leading academic institutions, Fortune 500 companies, governmental entities and law firms. Huron has worked with more than 90 of the top 100 research universities, more than 400 corporate general counsel, and more than 385 hospitals and academic medical centers. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com. .