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Noel-Levitz and OmniUpdate Partner to Provide Web Development and Content Management Services

Integrated Offering Aims to Keep College and University Websites Competitive, Relevant, and Sustainable


Camarillo, CASeptember 10, 2009 — Noel-Levitz and OmniUpdate announced a strategic partnership offering a holistic approach to website development and content management. This partnership brings together higher education's leading enrollment management consulting firm and the industry's leading web content management system (CMS) provider.

The joint venture integrates enrollment management expertise and web consulting services from Noel-Levitz with OmniUpdate’s advanced CMS, OU Campus™, providing a seamless solution to institutions in need of web development support.

"Research has shown that web content is critical to engage students and their families," said Kevin Crockett, President and CEO of Noel-Levitz. "We are committed to helping our client campuses build websites that deliver that vital content, and OmniUpdate's enterprise-level CMS not only helps campuses do that, but makes the process very manageable for campuses as well, saving them a great deal of time and effort in maintaining their web content."

Designed specifically for colleges and universities, OU Campus enables campuses to efficiently create and manage content as they develop an engaging, interactive web presence. It also allows them to keep their web pages current by making it easy for multiple audiences to update those pages, which creates more ownership and involvement with the website among campus departments.

"A CMS is an essential tool because it ensures that critical web content is managed properly," said Lance Merker, President and CEO of OmniUpdate. "We are pleased to offer our CMS in conjunction with the web consulting, development, and design services offered by Noel-Levitz, a distinguished leader in the field of student recruiting and retention. We strongly believe this integrated package will provide campuses with the technology, services, and expertise they need to achieve their online goals."

Noel-Levitz is a nationally recognized higher education consulting firm that specializes in strategic planning for enrollment and student success. Each year, campus executives from throughout the U.S. meet regularly with Noel-Levitz to accomplish their goals for student recruitment, marketing, student retention, and strategic enrollment management. The firm offers consulting, custom research, benchmark data, innovative tools and technologies, side-by-side plan development and execution, and resources for professional development. For more information, visit www.noellevitz.com.

OmniUpdate, Inc. is the leading web content management system (CMS) provider for higher education. More than 500 college and university websites use OmniUpdate’s web CMS, OU Campus, as their product of choice to successfully manage millions of web pages. In addition, clients benefit from a variety of social media and portal solutions, including blogs management, RSS, private social networks, and personal information portals. For more information, visit www.omniupdate.com.

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