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Jun 17, 2013, 10:00 ET Wake Forest University Selects Follett to Manage University Stores

 Follett Higher Education Group announced it will partner with Wake Forest University to operate its University Stores, including the...


Aug 13, 2012, 11:00 ET Follett Higher Education Group First to Save Students $1 Billion on Textbooks

 Amidst rising higher education costs and student loan debt, college students across the country set a new record for saving this fall....


Jun 21, 2012, 13:27 ET Follett Sponsors the Third Annual Star-Studded Thirst Gala Honoring Efforts to End the Global Water Crisis

Follett Higher Education Group today announced it will sponsor the third annual Thirst Gala, an event hosted by The Thirst Project to honor...


Jun 19, 2012, 11:00 ET Follett Higher Education Group Selected as Campus Store Operator for San Francisco State University

Follett Higher Education Group is pleased to announce its newest partnership with San Francisco State University. Selected by the board of...


May 15, 2012, 13:00 ET New Partnership between Follett and Inkling Gives Students More Access to Interactive Digital Textbooks

 This fall, students at colleges and universities with bookstores managed by Follett Higher Education Group will have another digital textbook...


May 10, 2012, 11:00 ET Winners of the 2012 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 2012 Leveraging Excellence Award. ...


Apr 18, 2012, 12:51 ET Follett Higher Education Group Increases Its Support for Student Achievement with $125,000 All-USA Community College Academic Team Sponsorship

Follett Higher Education Group, the nation's leading operator of college campus stores and foremost supplier of used textbooks, will again partner...


Apr 10, 2012, 11:00 ET CafeScribe® Sponsors Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Technology

 Innovation in the classroom is essential for student success and Follett Higher Education Group's CafeScribe® is recognizing faculty who...


Feb 21, 2012, 11:00 ET Follett Unifies Wholesale and Retail Operations to Expand Access to Course Material Selection

 Follett Higher Education Group today announced that it will bring together its wholesale and retail operations to unify and expand...


Jan 31, 2012, 11:00 ET Follett Operations SVP Fred Weber Announces Retirement

Fred Weber, Senior Vice President of Wholesale Operations and Distribution Services at Follett Higher Education Group, announced his retirement...


Jan 18, 2012, 11:00 ET NCCI Calls for 2012 Leveraging Excellence Award Applications

 The National Consortium for Continuous Improvement in Higher Education (NCCI) announced that it is accepting applications for the 2012...


Nov 08, 2011, 12:48 ET Follett Invests in New Distribution Center to Meet Rising Customer Demand

Follett Higher Education Group, the leading provider of college store and used book services, today announced its investment in a new distribution...


Oct 24, 2011, 10:00 ET Follett Higher Education Group's Rent-A-Text Saves Students Nearly $90 Million in Just Three Months

Follett Higher Education Group's Rent-A-Text continues to grow, and remains the most popular choice for students looking to save big on course...


Sep 12, 2011, 10:00 ET Follett Seeks Ideas for $1 Million Marketing Campaign With the Return of Marketing Genius

Although college students are settling into their fall class schedule, Follett Higher Education Group is already looking for next summer's interns...


Aug 29, 2011, 11:00 ET Follett Doubles Size of Rent-A-Text and Offers Smarter Digital Textbook With CafeScribe®

Follett Higher Education Group is doubling the number of textbook titles available through its Rent-A-Text program this fall and launching a new...


Feb 28, 2011, 09:00 ET Follett Announces New Online Rental Solution for Independent College Bookstores

Follett Higher Education Group today announced a new online affiliate textbook rental solution for independently managed college bookstores that...


Nov 19, 2010, 12:10 ET NCCI Now Accepting Applicants for 2011 Leveraging Excellence Awards

The National Consortium for Continuous Improvement in Higher Education (NCCI) announced today that it is accepting applications for the 2011...


Sep 14, 2010, 09:00 ET Follett Receives U.S. Patent for Unique 'BestNotes' Functionality in Digital Textbooks

Follett Higher Education Group today announced that its Fourteen40, Inc. subsidiary has received a U.S. patent for certain features of its...


Aug 24, 2010, 09:00 ET The Digital Textbook: Try It (Free), You'll Like It

Thinking about switching to digital textbooks this fall, but aren't sure if they're right for you? Just try one for free. If you like it, then you...


Aug 04, 2010, 15:49 ET Follett Higher Education Awards College Students $20,000 in Prizes to Celebrate Textbook Rental Program

Follett Higher Education Group today announced the winners of its "Make the Rent" sweepstakes celebrating the nationwide launch of its...


Jul 06, 2010, 09:00 ET For Educators Considering Self-Publishing, e-Books are Often the Best Route

It's a familiar feeling for many educators: one of the course materials they've chosen isn't quite right for the class. The focus is a little off,...


May 19, 2010, 12:34 ET Follett Higher Education Group Leads Movement to Integrate Digital Textbooks Into Campus Systems

A college student's textbook should be at the heart of his or her learning experience. That is why Follett Higher Education Group, the leading...


May 13, 2010, 09:00 ET Digital Textbooks Acquire Powerful Search and Social Networking Capabilities

E-textbooks are advancing far beyond mere PDFs of hardbound editions thanks in part to powerful new search capabilities introduced today by Follett...


Apr 21, 2010, 09:00 ET Florida State College at Jacksonville Selects CafeScribe eBook Platform to Reduce Textbook Costs

A leading Florida college is using Follett Higher Education Group's (FHEG) CafeScribe® eBook platform to offer custom digital textbooks to the...


Jan 26, 2010, 14:20 ET Follett Offers Free Trial of Digital Textbooks Through Its New CafeScribe e-textbook and Social Networking Platform

Follett Higher Education Group today announced a new program to address the rising costs of education by offering thousands of digital college...