Collegeboard.Com Acquires Sequitur Corporation, A Long-Time Collegeboard Partner
New York, NY – collegeboard.com announced today that it has acquired Sequitur Corporation, an Atlanta-based provider of communication and information management solutions for college admissions and recruitment offices.
The acquisition of Sequitur Corporation by collegeboard.com is a natural extension of the 16-year relationship between Sequitur and The College Board. Since 1984, Sequitur has participated in the development, marketing, and support of many College Board admission and enrollment management products. Sequitur has also provided training and consulting to more than 860 College Board clients.
Sequitur1s primary product is Sequitur Recruitment Plus, a comprehensive software solution designed to manage recruitment and admission processes for colleges. The product has been well received and is currently in place at 50 institutions. Sequitur is currently developing a new product, RecruitNet Plus?, which will deliver a more comprehensive set of communication and management information services to college admission offices through the Internet.
3collegeboard.com was created to deliver College Board products and services more efficiently using Web and Internet technology,2 said Richard Weingarten, president of collegeboard.com. 3This acquisition will help us seamlessly integrate College Board data into admissions and recruitment solutions that colleges and universities need. Sequitur is one of the premier providers of these solutions, so we are pleased to have them with us.2
3RecruitNet Plus will leverage valuable, proprietary College Board data while offering the significant advantage of Internet delivery,2 said Douglas Wofford, president of Sequitur Corporation. 3It1s a powerful combination that enhances campus-wide information systems by leveraging data, driving communication and empowering admission officers. We are very pleased to be working even more closely with The College Board and collegeboard.com to develop, deliver, and support this exciting new Internet-delivered product.2
The College Board is a national, nonprofit membership association dedicated to preparing, inspiring, and connecting students to college and opportunity. Founded in 1900, the association is composed of more than 3,800 schools, colleges, universities, and other educational organizations.
Each year, the College Board serves over three million students and their parents, 22,000 high schools, and 3,500 colleges through major programs and services in college admission, guidance, assessment, financial aid, enrollment, and teaching and learning. Among its best-known programs are the SAT, the PSAT/NMSQT, the Advanced Placement Program (AP), and Pacesetter. The College Board is committed to the principles of equity and excellence, and that commitment is embodied in all of its programs, services, activities, and concerns.
collegeboard.com brings together all the information and tools that students and parents need to plan for the transition from high school to college. It is the only place where students can register for the SAT online and practice online with actual SAT test questions. Students and parents also use collegeboard.com to identify and search for suitable colleges, apply to college online, explore career options, learn about college costs, and navigate the often confusing world of financial aid.
collegeboard.com also offers a convenient way for educators to stay on top of test requirements, deadlines, and dates, and provides tools and resources that help them advise students about academic preparation. In addition, collegeboard.com offers a comprehensive program of data services and professional tools, based on proprietary College Board data, that assist college enrollment managers in attracting the best applicants for their institutions.
Sequitur Corporation is a Microsoft Certified Solution Provider and a Microsoft National Education Partner that has been involved with enrollment management in various capacities since 1984. Initial success in recruitment and admission consulting evolved into market research and planning and eventually software development and technical consulting.
In 1994, Sequitur introduced Sequitur Recruitment Plus, a comprehensive information system designed to automate and manage the recruitment and admission process. The product has been well received and is currently in place at 44 institutions ranging from selective private schools such as Bowdoin College in Maine to public flagship institutions such as the University of Texas at Austin.
The Sequitur Corporation staff has over 130 years of experience in enrollment management and over 50 of experience in software development. They have worked with College Board data and products for the past 16 years providing training and consulting to more than 860 College Board clients. http://www.sequiturcorp.com/Events/StrategicAlliance.htm