Ellucian(TM): New Company Name Announced for Datatel and SunGard Higher Education Combination
FAIRFAX, Va. March 26, 2012 – The recent combination of two education technology leaders, Datatel and SunGard Higher Education, has a new name: Ellucian™.
“Ellucian is much more than two companies coming together; it embodies our focus on helping education institutions thrive in an increasingly dynamic world,” said John F. Speer, President and CEO, Ellucian. “The Ellucian brand represents innovative solutions developed in collaboration with a global education community. It stands for providing solutions and sound, strategic guidance to help institutions navigate change, achieve greater transparency and drive efficiencies. And it reflects our unique ability and responsibility to work with our client community to discover new ideas and insights that will help move education forward.”