Follett Press Releases

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Follett Invests in Campus Quad Mobile Platform for College Campuses

October 30, 2013
RIVER GROVE – Follett Corporation today announced it has invested $1 million in Campus Quad™, a mobile-first platform designed for creating and consuming content within higher education communities. Created to leverage the market penetration and usage of smartphones among 18- to 24-year-olds, Campus Quad allows students to instantly create and connect to content ...

Follett Higher Education Group President Thomas E. Christopher to Retire

August 13, 2013
OAK BROOK – Follett Corporation today announced that after nearly 12 years as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Follett Higher Education Group, Tom Christopher will retire, effective August 30, 2013. The company has named Don Germano, former Senior Vice President of Operations for Dick's Sporting Goods, to succeed Christopher. "Tom's many ...

Follett To Create Corporate Campus In Chicago's Western Suburbs

July 30, 2013
RIVER GROVE – Follett Corporation today announced that it will consolidate several of its facilities in Chicago's western suburbs at a single property in Westchester, Ill., as part of its growth plans for the future.  Follett recently signed an 11-year lease to occupy Three Westbrook Corporate Center, a 160,000 square-foot tower that represents the largest ...

Follett Launches $50 Million Education-Focused Venture Fund

June 18, 2013
RIVER GROVE – Follett Corporation today announced the establishment of the Follett Knowledge Fund, a capital funding source for new technologies that have the potential to improve and even disrupt the way educational content is delivered and consumed. Follett has committed $50 million to the fund, which complements and extends the company's extensive portfolio of ...