ECSU partners with Follett to manage campus bookstore
Kesha Williams April 25, 2014
Elizabeth City State University (ECSU) is proud to announce its newest partnership
with Follett Higher Education Group (FHEG). After a competitive selection process,
Follett was identified as the company with the best experience, resources, technology
and course material offerings to support ECSU students, parents, faculty, staff and
alumni. Follett is scheduled to begin managing the University Bookstore on April 22.
With this new partnership, Follett brings the largest inventory of course materials
and a network of more than 8,000 publishers and providers to offer students the greatest
selection of affordable options.
Follett also offers an extensive selection of digital learning technologies, such
as its CafeScribeÂ® platform, inkling, Copia and many more. These cost-saving options
can be explored both in-store and online through the nation's largest online textbook
"We have partnered with Follett to provide an exceptional, full-service campus store,
which will enhance the student experience. They have just the experience we need to
drive new programs that positively impact our classrooms," said Benjamin Durant, vice
chancellor for Business & Finance.
"We are thrilled to partner with Follett, a trusted provider of unlimited, yet affordable
course materials and instructional services," said ECSU Chancellor Charles Becton.
"It is our goal to provide ECSU students with outstanding resources for their education."
"We're excited to be serving the entire Elizabeth City State University community,"
commented Don Germano, president, Follett Higher Education Group. "We look forward
to working directly with the university in exploring the unique needs of the campus
and identifying the right solutions to drive affordability, access and ultimately,
For more information regarding Follett's services and locations, please visit www.follett.com.
To learn more about Follett's affordable textbook rental and digital programs please
visit www.rentatext.com and www.cafescribe.com.
About Elizabeth City State University
Elizabeth City State University, a constituent institution of the University of North
Carolina, offers 34 baccalaureate, graduate, and professional programs for a diverse
student body. The institution's rich heritage provides a firm foundation for its educational
endeavors, as well as its role in serving the needs and aspirations of individuals
Through teaching, research, and community engagement, Elizabeth City State University
provides a student-centered environment, delivered in a manner that enhances student
learning, while preparing its graduates for leadership roles and lifelong learning.
This 123 year-old public institution is also a leader in facilitating sustainable
economic growth, while safeguarding the unique culture and natural resources of the
About Follett Corporation
Since 1873, Follett has served as the trusted partner in education for students and
educators at all levels of learning. Today Follett delivers physical and digital learning
materials, retail services, school content and management systems to more than 70,000
early childhood, primary and secondary schools, and on more than 1,000 college campuses.
Headquartered in River Grove, Illinois, Follett is a $2.7 billion privately-held company.