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Aug 08, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Follett and Hachette Book Group Partner to Distribute Children's Ebooks

 Follett today announced a partnership with U.S. trade publisher Hachette Book Group (HBG) to provide preK-12 school libraries and students...

Aug 02, 2013, 14:39 ET

Follett Partners With Random House to Offer Popular Titles in ebook Format

Continuing its ongoing commitment to expand and enhance its PreK-12 digital solutions to support learning, Follett has partnered with Random House,...

Jul 30, 2013, 10:13 ET

Follett To Create Corporate Campus In Chicago's Western Suburbs

 Follett Corporation today announced that it will consolidate several of its facilities in Chicago's western suburbs at a single property in...

Jun 18, 2013, 07:00 ET

Follett Launches $50 Million Education-Focused Venture Fund

Follett Corporation today announced the establishment of the Follett Knowledge Fund, a capital funding source for new technologies that have the...

May 29, 2013, 10:00 ET
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Winners of the 2013 National Consortium for Continuous Improvement in Higher Education (NCCI) "Leveraging Excellence Award"

The National Consortium for Continuous Improvement in Higher Education (NCCI) has announced winners of the 2013 Leveraging Excellence Award....

May 07, 2013, 13:19 ET
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More Students at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne Will Use Digital Course Materials Next Fall

Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW), in partnership with Follett, today announced the expansion of a new course material...

Apr 08, 2013, 15:25 ET

Follett Corporation to Acquire BetterKnow, Inc.

 Follett Corporation today announced it will acquire BetterKnow, Inc. a provider of tools and technology to the higher education marketplace....

Jan 30, 2013, 11:00 ET
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New Follett includED® Program Accelerates Text-with-Tuition Trend

 Follett today announced includED, a new program that will accelerate the "text-with-tuition" trend to provide students with all...

Nov 15, 2012, 12:32 ET
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Follett Corporation Elects Mary Lee Schneider as President and Chief Executive Officer

Follett Corporation today announced that the company's Board of Directors has elected Mary Lee Schneider as President and Chief Executive Officer,...

Sep 05, 2012, 16:00 ET

Follett Corporation Sells Certain BWI Assets To Baker & Taylor

Follett Corporation and Baker & Taylor today announced the sale of certain assets of Book Wholesalers, Inc., to Baker & Taylor. BWI is a...

Jan 09, 2012, 11:00 ET

Follett Corporation President and CEO Announces Retirement

 Chuck Follett, President and CEO of Follett Corporation, today announced his decision to retire after 38 years of service with the...

Oct 04, 2010, 13:30 ET

Follett Software Company Acquires X2 Development Corporation

Follett Software Company announced today that it has acquired X2 Development Corporation, a leading Student Information System provider for K-12...

Sep 23, 2010, 21:26 ET

Closing the Gap in Florida Between K-12 Budget Cuts and Textbooks

As states across the country face major shortfalls in their budgets, many school districts are dealing with the biggest cutbacks that they've seen...

Sep 23, 2010, 21:16 ET

Closing the Gap in Wisconsin Between K-12 Budget Cuts and Textbooks

As states across the country face major shortfalls in their budgets, many school districts are dealing with the biggest cutbacks that they've seen...

Sep 23, 2010, 20:33 ET

Closing the Gap in Michigan Between K-12 Budget Cuts and Textbooks

As states across the country face major shortfalls in their budgets, many school districts are dealing with the biggest cutbacks that they've seen...

Sep 23, 2010, 20:32 ET

Closing the Gap in California Between K-12 Budget Cuts and Textbooks

As states across the country face major shortfalls in their budgets, many school districts are dealing with the biggest cutbacks that they've seen...

Sep 23, 2010, 20:27 ET

Closing the Gap in New York Between K-12 Budget Cuts and Textbooks

As states across the country face major shortfalls in their budgets, many school districts are dealing with the biggest cutbacks that they've seen...

Sep 23, 2010, 20:17 ET

Closing the Gap in Illinois Between K-12 Budget Cuts and Textbooks

As states across the country face major shortfalls in their budgets, many school districts are dealing with the biggest cutbacks that they've seen...

Jun 08, 2010, 09:11 ET

Follett Corporation Announces Retirement of Christopher D. Traut as President and CEO

Follett Corporation today announced that Christopher D. Traut, President and CEO, has retired from the Company.  The Company's Board of...

Mar 17, 2010, 14:55 ET

Schenck Promoted to Lead Follett Technology Solutions and Technology Group

Follett Corporation today announced the promotion of Thomas J. Schenck, currently president of Follett Software Company, to the role of group...