RESTON, Va., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SLM Corporation, commonly known as Sallie Mae, today issued the following statement: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030617/SLMLOGO-a ) General Revenue Corporation (GRC), a wholly owned subsidiary, has been awarded a performance-based contract from the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR). Under the terms of the contract, GRC will assist with collection and outreach efforts during the upcoming Indiana Tax Amnesty program, which will run from Sept. 15 to Nov. 15, 2005. The contract is not expected to have a material impact on the company's earnings per share. SLM Corporation (NYSE: SLM), commonly known as Sallie Mae, is the nation's No. 1 paying-for-college company, managing more than $116 billion in student loans for 8 million borrowers. Sallie Mae was originally created in 1972 as a government-sponsored entity (GSE) and terminated its corporate ties to the federal government in 2004. The company remains the country's largest originator of federally insured student loans. Through its specialized subsidiaries and divisions, Sallie Mae also provides debt management services as well as business and technical products to a range of business clients, including colleges, universities and loan guarantors. More information is available at http://www.salliemae.com. SLM Corporation and its subsidiaries are not sponsored by or agencies of the United States of America.
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