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May 07, 2013, 13:19 ET

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

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

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...

Mar 12, 2010, 13:26 ET

Digital Textbooks Are Ready for Prime Time, says NYU Bookstores

Digital textbooks are poised for rapid adoption if early successes at NYU Bookstores are any indication. "We expect digital textbook use to grow...

Nov 19, 2009, 15:02 ET

Follett Corporation Introduces Follett Virtual Bookstores

Follett Corporation today introduced Follett Virtual Bookstores(TM), a business serving K-12 educational institutions with innovative bookstore...

Apr 16, 2008, 01:00 ET

Follett Corporation Completes Acquisition of Varsity Group

RIVER GROVE, Ill., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Follett Corporation and Varsity Group Inc. (Nasdaq: VSTY) today announced that Follett has completed...

Apr 14, 2008, 01:00 ET

Follett Corporation Successfully Completes Tender Offer for Varsity Group

RIVER GROVE, Ill., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Follett Corporation ("Follett") today announced the successful completion of the cash tender offer...

Apr 07, 2008, 01:00 ET

Follett Corporation Extends Tender Offer Period to Acquire Varsity Group Inc.

RIVER GROVE, Ill., April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Follett Corporation ("Follett") today announced that its indirect wholly-owned...