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Ellucian Announces Ellucian Live 2020 as Virtual Experience in Response to Coronavirus

March 3, 2020 GMT

RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 3, 2020--

Ellucian, the leading provider of software and services built to power higher education, announced today that it will cancel Ellucian Live 2020 – the world’s foremost higher education technology conference that was set to take place as an in-person event in Orlando, Florida on April 5-8, 2020. Instead, Ellucian will move to an online format that will be free to all persons who were registered to attend the in-person event. All Ellucian Live 2020 associated events are also cancelled, and attendees will receive a full refund of their registration fees.

“The health and well-being of all Ellucian employees, customers and partners throughout the world is of utmost importance to me, to our Board of Directors, and to all of us at Ellucian. As more information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak became available, it became more apparent that our 2,700 customers around the world need to have their leadership available to prepare and respond to the challenges that the virus poses to their students, faculty and staff,” said Ellucian President and CEO Laura Ipsen. “We thank all who registered, as well as our partners, sponsors, and Ellucian employees who worked tirelessly to make Ellucian Live 2020 our best year yet. We look forward to seeing you online, and again in person for Ellucian Live 2021 in Anaheim, California.”

About Ellucian Live

Ellucian Live is the world’s foremost higher education technology conference welcoming over 8,000 attendees and representing over 1,300 higher education institutions from over 30 countries around the world.

About Ellucian

Ellucian is the market leader charting the digital future of higher education with a portfolio of cloud-ready technology solutions and services. From student recruitment to workforce analytics; from fundraising opportunities to alumni engagement; Ellucian’s comprehensive suite of data-rich tools gives colleges and universities the information they need to lead with confidence.

Working with a community of more than 2,700 customers in over 50 countries, Ellucian keeps innovating as higher education keeps evolving. Drawing on its comprehensive higher education business acumen and suite of services, Ellucian guides its customers through manageable, sustainable digital transformation—so that every type of institution and student can thrive in today’s fast-changing landscape. To find out what’s next in higher education solutions and services, visit Ellucian at www.ellucian.com.

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INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY MOBILE/WIRELESS OTHER TECHNOLOGY SOFTWARE OTHER EDUCATION INTERNET UNIVERSITY DATA MANAGEMENT EDUCATION

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