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La Salle University Selects Follett to Begin Operating Campus Store


PHILADELPHIA, PA., Jul 21, 2017 – La Salle University has transitioned to Follett Higher Education management on July 20, bringing new products, savings and support for campus store customers. La Salle University selected Follett as the campus retail partner with the best resources, technology and product selection to support the unique needs of the campus community.

With this new partnership, La Salle University faculty and students will have access to Follett's expansive inventory of affordable course material choices. Cost-saving print options include used course materials as well as Follett’s text rental program that delivers significant savings compared to purchasing new. Follett also offers a number of digital academic tools and programs that provide affordability and learning benefits, ranging from Instant Access to lower-priced digital course materials before the first day of class, and affordable open educational resources (OER) content and courseware by Lumen Learning.  New store services also include Follett’s year-round buyback and price match programs.

"We look forward to serving La Salle University students, faculty and staff, parents, alumni and fans, " said Clay Wahl, president of Follett Higher Education. "Follett’s focus is on enhancing the La Salle University experience, so you can expect a campus store that delivers great products, promotes affordable course material options, welcomes the community and celebrates the campus spirit."

Beyond course materials, Follett will refresh general merchandise offerings to be a one-stop shop for class and campus life essentials. La Salle Outpost customers can expect a custom merchandise assortment that reflects the “Explorers are Never Lost” branding with the familiar compass and chevron symbols, along with representing local interests as well as national trends in supplies, technology, clothing, gifts and more. Exciting brands carried include Under Armour®, Champion®, Columbia® Sportswear, League® Collegiate Outfitters, ’47® brand headwear and apparel, Cutter & Buck® and New Era® Cap Company. Follett’s products and services will be available in-store and through efollett.com, the leading online source for course materials and fan gear.

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About the La Salle Outpost | www.lasalleoutpost.com 
The La Salle Outpost is solely devoted to serving students, faculty, staff, alumni, fans and the local Philadelphia community – offering products and services both in-store and online at eFollett.com. The store is located in Wister Hall at 1900 West Olney Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19141.

About La Salle University | www.lasalle.edu 
La Salle University was established in 1863 through the legacy of St. John Baptist de La Salle and the Brothers of the Christian Schools teaching order, which St. La Salle founded in 1680. La Salle is an educational community shaped by traditional Catholic and Lasallian values, and has consistently been recognized for providing exceptional value to students, most recently by Money magazine (5th on the 2016 list of “50 Colleges That Add the Most Value”), Forbes (“America’s Best Value College” list), and The Economist (“Top 100 Schools in the U.S. for Value”). Globally, the Lasallian educational network includes nearly 1,000 schools and centers of education, including 62 colleges and universities, serving 960,000 students in 77 countries.

About Follett Corporation | www.follett.com 
Follett is a $3.4 billion privately held company headquartered in Westchester, Illinois. As a leading provider of education technology, services and physical and digital content, Follett works with 70,000 schools and operates more than 1,250 local campus stores and 1,600 virtual stores. With the 2016 acquisition of Baker & Taylor, LLC, Follett's reach also extends into the public library and global retail markets. For more information, visit www.follett.com. For more information on our partnership with Lumen Learning, visit www.follett.com/lumen.

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Follett Corporation
Tom Kline
708.200.8610


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