CollegisEduprise, Inc. steps up technology services at “The Rock”

December 19, 2001

Maitland, Fla. and Slippery Rock, Pa. – Dec. 18, 2001 – Learning opportunities are getting more fun and efficient at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (SRU), which has teamed with CollegisEduprise to enable faculty and students to enjoy the benefits of technology-enhanced education.

CollegisEduprise, a Florida-based technology services and e-Education provider to higher education, today announced a five-year learning technology solutions partnership with SRU, an investment for the university of up to $2.5 million. The instructional technology services include access to superior network management and help desk support, Web services and development, grant development and strategic planning. The improved services will deliver comprehensive online and distance learning initiatives, convenient access to administrative and academic systems, high levels of research, coursework accessibility and service for young and adult learners across the SRU academic enterprise.

The partnership addresses faculty and student demand for increased use of technology to enhance learning opportunities and campus life, using the university’s Web site to deliver information, instruction and technical support to students on main campus and various remote locations.

“Our faculty has made significant strides in the adaptation of curriculum to take advantage of technology, and CollegisEduprise will help further those efforts through superior management and expertise in this area,” said Dr. Robert M. Smith, provost of Slippery Rock University. “SRU is a contemporary and futuristic university dedicated to the intellectual, social and physical development of its students. New technologies help speed our progress while bolstering learning opportunities and access throughout our campus community.”

“The combination of our valued services and depth of human resources help to increase revenue opportunities for our clients through grant development, IT certification and etc., while decreasing operational costs through expert management,” said Tom Huber, president of CollegisEduprise. “Higher education institutions recognize the value of rapid return on investment, and our Learning Technology Solutions deliver on that promise and reward through new methods of earning and learning.”

About Slippery Rock University

The fundamental mission of Slippery Rock University is to provide high quality undergraduate and graduate academic instruction. Complementary missions are to conduct scholarly research, to promote professional performance, and to address the educationally-related economic, health, environmental, social, cultural, and recreational needs of the region served by the university. Visit the SRU Web site at:

About CollegisEduprise, Inc.

CollegisEduprise, Inc. is the leading provider of comprehensive business, technology and education services to higher education. Founded in 1986, CollegisEduprise links administrative and academic goals through strategic vision and implementation. CollegisEduprise clients achieve dramatic returns on investments in technology by leveraging corporate expertise and economies of scale to realize financial, strategic and operational value on campus and online. Visit the CollegisEduprise Web site at:

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