Sarah Lawrence College Chooses Jenzabar to Enhance Constituent Services

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Jenzabar EX to Help Streamline Operations and Fulfill Student Needs

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To better serve our students, faculty and staff, we are using the implementation of Jenzabar EX as an opportunity to review business processes and best practices across the College

Jenzabar, Inc., a leading provider of software, services and strategies for higher education, announced today that Sarah Lawrence College, based in Bronxville, New York, chose a flagship Jenzabar enterprise resource planning system to enhance services for students, faculty, staff and alumni. Jenzabar EX will help Sarah Lawrence streamline operations and meet the dynamic needs of its constituents.

In seeking a new student administrative system, Sarah Lawrence College needed a stable and robust product that was flexible and easily customized while at the same time offering a straightforward data conversion process. Jenzabar EX, offered on the Microsoft® SQL Server® platform, will provide Sarah Lawrence with an adaptable solution to support their rigorous pedagogical model and unique registration process without extraordinary effort from staff. With Jenzabar EX, Sarah Lawrence College can streamline data allowing staff to work more efficiently throughout all offices on campus, from Admissions to Alumni Development.

Sarah Lawrence is a coeducational liberal arts college, offering undergraduate as well as graduate degrees. Upgrading to Jenzabar EX will provide the College with the functionality to empower faculty to obtain relevant student data more quickly and easily. The increased efficiency will free up more time for administrators and advisors to better serve constituents and address student issues more effectively. The College will leverage the flexibility and broad range of capabilities provided by Jenzabar EX to deliver an enhanced registration experience for its students and to introduce new online services in support of student advising and interaction among faculty, students, and staff.

"To better serve our students, faculty and staff, we are using the implementation of Jenzabar EX as an opportunity to review business processes and best practices across the College," says Sean Jameson, Director of Information Technology at Sarah Lawrence College. "I am certain that once we are up and running the requests for additional uses will start pouring in. Since we will be on a system that I can easily and readily staff for, we will be able to meet the demands of our constituents."

Jenzabar EX allows administrative and academic staff to access, update, store, and report on crucial data through a common database and a complete suite of end-to-end, fully integrated modules. Serving nearly 300 institutions of higher education nationwide, Jenzabar EX delivers key data to offices across the campus, streamlining workflow and enabling institutions to offer prompt, personalized service to prospects, students, alumni, and faculty.

"Our technology is designed to help institutions achieve their goals, and we're confident that our administrative system will help Sarah Lawrence College significantly increase operational efficiencies and student satisfaction across campus," said Robert A. Maginn, Jr., Jenzabar Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "We are dedicated to helping Sarah Lawrence College offer enhanced services to constituents, resulting in stronger enrollment, retention and advancement rates."

About Sarah Lawrence College:
Sarah Lawrence is a coeducational liberal arts college, offering undergraduate as well as graduate degrees. Located just north of New York City on a wooded campus, the College is nationally renowned for its rigorous academic and creative standards. These are fostered by small seminar classes and individual student-faculty tutorials made possible by a very low student-to-faculty ratio of 9-to-1. It is a lively community of students, scholars, and artists offering outstanding programs in the humanities, the natural sciences and mathematics, history and the social sciences, and the creative and performing arts.

About Jenzabar, Inc.:
Jenzabar, Inc. is a leading provider of enterprise software and services developed exclusively for higher education. With more than 35 years of combined experience offering technology solutions to colleges and universities, Jenzabar is the trusted partner of choice to more than 700 campuses worldwide, including private liberal arts, state, and community colleges and business, medical, law and other graduate schools. Jenzabar is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, with regional offices located across the United States. For more information, please visit http://www.jenzabar.net.

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Carina Ganias
Public Relations Specialist
Jenzabar, Inc.
617-492-9099, ext. 365

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