Johns Hopkins University Selects Sallie Mae Solutions For New Student Information Systems

Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from Sallie Mae

    RESTON, Va., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Sallie Mae (NYSE:   SLM) today
 announced that Johns Hopkins University has selected Sallie Mae Solutions to
 bring advanced information technology to its student-focused business
 processes, enabling the university to consistently deliver responsive student
 service. Sallie Mae Solutions is a division of Sallie Mae that provides
 administrative software systems, application service provider (ASP) services,
 and outsourcing solutions to colleges and universities nationwide.
     Johns Hopkins University will implement the Exeter Student Suite(TM), a
 Web-enabled student information software solution specifically designed to
 automate and streamline business-critical processes for higher education.
 Powered by advanced Microsoft technology, the high-function student
 administration systems will support the university's admissions and recruiting
 processes, financial aid, registration and student records, and student
 billing. In addition, through comprehensive Web integration, the student
 systems will enable the university to provide students, faculty, alumni and
 administrative staff with secure and convenient access to authorized data and
 processes.
     "It's critical that our research and educational endeavors be supported by
 new and innovative information systems," said Stephanie Reel, chief
 information officer of Johns Hopkins University.  "Sallie Mae Solutions, with
 its singular focus on higher education, is well positioned to satisfy the
 complex demands of our institution. We believe this technology will not only
 meet the unique needs of our institution's individual divisions and
 departments, but also help us to achieve our goal of first class student
 service."
     "Sallie Mae Solutions' proven student systems solution will help Johns
 Hopkins University achieve its administrative and academic goals in
 instruction, research and outreach," said Thomas A. Green, president of Sallie
 Mae Solutions. "Using our cost-effective technology, the university will be
 more efficient and productive, and its administrative staff will have more
 time to dedicate themselves to delivering excellent student service."
 
     Sallie Mae Solutions is a division of Sallie Mae that provides a range of
 business and technical solutions to help colleges and universities run their
 administrative operations more efficiently.  Launched in September 1999, the
 company offers products that help simplify business operations for colleges
 and universities: Campus Loan Manager(TM) to help manage institutional loans;
 Net.Pay(SM) to receive and pay bills electronically; and Exeter Student Suite
 to manage student information among various departments.
 
     Sallie Mae, founded 28 years ago, provides funds for educational loans,
 primarily federally guaranteed student loans originated under the Federal
 Family Education Loan Program (FFELP).  The company currently owns or manages
 more than $67 billion in student loans and provides parents, students and
 educators with comprehensive information on the financial aid process. Through
 its specialized subsidiaries and divisions, Sallie Mae also provides an array
 of consumer credit loans, including those for lifelong learning and K-12
 education, and business and technical outsourcing services for colleges and
 universities. More information is available at http://www.salliemae.com .
 Sallie Mae is a registered service mark of the Student Loan Marketing
 Association.  USA Education, Inc. and its subsidiaries, other than the Student
 Loan Marketing Association, are not sponsored by or agencies of the United
 States.
 
     The Johns Hopkins University was the first research university in the
 United States.  Founded in 1876, it was a whole new educational enterprise.
 Its aim was not only to advance students' knowledge, but also to advance human
 knowledge generally, through discovery and scholarship.  The university's
 emphasis on both learning and research -- and on how each complements the
 other -- revolutionized U.S. higher education.  Today, Johns Hopkins has
 ventured from its home in Baltimore to countries throughout the world --
 China, Italy, and Singapore, among many others.  It remains a world leader in
 teaching, patient care and discovery.  Please visit the website for additional
 information:  http://www.jhu.edu .
 
 

SOURCE Sallie Mae
    RESTON, Va., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Sallie Mae (NYSE:   SLM) today
 announced that Johns Hopkins University has selected Sallie Mae Solutions to
 bring advanced information technology to its student-focused business
 processes, enabling the university to consistently deliver responsive student
 service. Sallie Mae Solutions is a division of Sallie Mae that provides
 administrative software systems, application service provider (ASP) services,
 and outsourcing solutions to colleges and universities nationwide.
     Johns Hopkins University will implement the Exeter Student Suite(TM), a
 Web-enabled student information software solution specifically designed to
 automate and streamline business-critical processes for higher education.
 Powered by advanced Microsoft technology, the high-function student
 administration systems will support the university's admissions and recruiting
 processes, financial aid, registration and student records, and student
 billing. In addition, through comprehensive Web integration, the student
 systems will enable the university to provide students, faculty, alumni and
 administrative staff with secure and convenient access to authorized data and
 processes.
     "It's critical that our research and educational endeavors be supported by
 new and innovative information systems," said Stephanie Reel, chief
 information officer of Johns Hopkins University.  "Sallie Mae Solutions, with
 its singular focus on higher education, is well positioned to satisfy the
 complex demands of our institution. We believe this technology will not only
 meet the unique needs of our institution's individual divisions and
 departments, but also help us to achieve our goal of first class student
 service."
     "Sallie Mae Solutions' proven student systems solution will help Johns
 Hopkins University achieve its administrative and academic goals in
 instruction, research and outreach," said Thomas A. Green, president of Sallie
 Mae Solutions. "Using our cost-effective technology, the university will be
 more efficient and productive, and its administrative staff will have more
 time to dedicate themselves to delivering excellent student service."
 
     Sallie Mae Solutions is a division of Sallie Mae that provides a range of
 business and technical solutions to help colleges and universities run their
 administrative operations more efficiently.  Launched in September 1999, the
 company offers products that help simplify business operations for colleges
 and universities: Campus Loan Manager(TM) to help manage institutional loans;
 Net.Pay(SM) to receive and pay bills electronically; and Exeter Student Suite
 to manage student information among various departments.
 
     Sallie Mae, founded 28 years ago, provides funds for educational loans,
 primarily federally guaranteed student loans originated under the Federal
 Family Education Loan Program (FFELP).  The company currently owns or manages
 more than $67 billion in student loans and provides parents, students and
 educators with comprehensive information on the financial aid process. Through
 its specialized subsidiaries and divisions, Sallie Mae also provides an array
 of consumer credit loans, including those for lifelong learning and K-12
 education, and business and technical outsourcing services for colleges and
 universities. More information is available at http://www.salliemae.com .
 Sallie Mae is a registered service mark of the Student Loan Marketing
 Association.  USA Education, Inc. and its subsidiaries, other than the Student
 Loan Marketing Association, are not sponsored by or agencies of the United
 States.
 
     The Johns Hopkins University was the first research university in the
 United States.  Founded in 1876, it was a whole new educational enterprise.
 Its aim was not only to advance students' knowledge, but also to advance human
 knowledge generally, through discovery and scholarship.  The university's
 emphasis on both learning and research -- and on how each complements the
 other -- revolutionized U.S. higher education.  Today, Johns Hopkins has
 ventured from its home in Baltimore to countries throughout the world --
 China, Italy, and Singapore, among many others.  It remains a world leader in
 teaching, patient care and discovery.  Please visit the website for additional
 information:  http://www.jhu.edu .
 
 SOURCE  Sallie Mae