Collegis renews two higher education contracts for nearly $10 million

March 18, 2003

Maitland, Fla. – March 18, 2003 – Sul Ross State University ( in Alpine, Texas, and Mount St. Mary’s College ( in Los Angeles have decided to renew technology management agreements with Collegis, the leading provider of comprehensive technology services to higher education.

SRSU, a public, regional university with locations in the Big Bend and Middle Rio Grande regions of Texas, signed a 5.5 year, nearly $5 million renewal with Collegis that took effect earlier this month. Even though the budget situation in Texas is dire, the value of the Collegis contract with SRSU was recognized by university administrators.

The renewed agreement at SRSU will focus efforts on implementing the IT and university strategic plans relating to technology. Collegis and SRSU staff will strive toward building stronger relationships with users, providing more opportunities for user training, building a first class Web site, and looking for creative solutions for instruction, reporting, desktop support and database management. The scope of work has been enhanced to leverage Collegis corporate resources, including NetAlert Solutions (remote network monitoring); remote Unix support for administrative applications and remote database support services.

Additionally, Mount Saint Mary’s College, a four-year, private Catholic college in Los Angeles, renewed and upgraded its contract with Collegis, effective July 2003.

The new three-year, nearly $5 million agreement represents a significant upgrade over the previous contract, based on the college’s satisfaction with Collegis as a reliable and efficient business partner. Collegis provides full technology management for MSMC campus operations.

Collegis, based in suburban Orlando, Fla., has more than 100 college and university clients nationwide.

About Collegis Inc.

Founded in 1986, Collegis Inc. provides comprehensive technology services to higher education. Collegis helps colleges and universities advance their technology by managing networks, supporting academic and administrative applications and by redesigning curriculum programs for today’s learners. Collegis partners with institutions to stabilize IT costs, increase revenues and better serve students and faculty by offering unparalleled knowledge, expertise and accountability with product-neutral technology services and solutions exclusive to higher education. Visit the Collegis Web site at