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ARAMARK and University Business Host Web Seminar for College and University Leaders

'Strategies to Gain a Competitive Edge: Improving The Campus Experience'

PHILADELPHIA, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARAMARK , a world leader in managed services, and University Business magazine are hosting a web seminar on Tuesday, May 17, 2005. The web cast, "Strategies to Gain a Competitive Edge: Improving the Campus Experience," will be facilitated by leading industry experts and senior administrators and will address strategies and solutions for institutions of higher education to better compete in today's market.

The web seminar will focus on the pressure for institutions to create distinctive first impressions for prospective students and their parents during campus visits and the importance of continually providing students, faculty, alumni and the community with engaging and positive on-campus experiences. The seminar will highlight how leading institutions are leveraging their service operations, facilities management, and dining functions to attract the students they desire and to support their retention efforts by enhancing the quality of campus life.

The web seminar has been designed for senior management at colleges and universities of all sizes involved in executive management, marketing, admissions, retention, student affairs, dining and facility management.

Pre-registration is required to join this free web cast. To register, visit

Seminar Details: Time: Tuesday, May 17, 2005 1:00 to 2:00 PM, EDT Speakers: -- Tom Halligan, Editor-in-Chief, University Business magazine -- Robert A. Sevier, Ph.D., Senior VP, STAMATS; and marketing columnist for University Business magazine -- Peter Cusato, Vice President, Business Affairs, Boston University -- Dennis Trotter, Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admissions, Franklin & Marshall College About University Business

University Business magazine reaches 46,000 university and college senior administrators and executives. The magazine reports on business and technology issues that help higher education decision-makers better manage their institutions. Visit for more information.


ARAMARK Corporation is a world leader in providing award-winning food and facilities management services to health care institutions, universities and school districts, stadiums and arenas, international and domestic corporations, as well as providing uniform and career apparel. ARAMARK was ranked number one in its industry in the 2005 FORTUNE 500 survey and was also named one of "America's Most Admired Companies" by FORTUNE magazine in 2005, consistently ranking since 1998 as one of the top three most admired companies in its industry as evaluated by peers. Headquartered in Philadelphia, ARAMARK has approximately 242,500 employees serving clients in 19 countries.

ARAMARK Education provides a wide range of food, facility and other support services to approximately 600 colleges and universities in the U.S. ARAMARK offers higher education institutions a single source for the development of dining and facility management solutions. Dining Services: Master planning; culinary development and venue design; catering; and residential, quick-serve, and express dining concepts. Facility Services: facilities maintenance; custodial; grounds; energy management; capital project management; and building commissioning. Visit for more information.

Contact: Kate Moran Leanne Scott Brown 215-238-4063 215-238-3584 [email protected]

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CONTACT: Kate Moran, +1-215-238-4063, [email protected], or Leanne
Scott Brown, +1-215-238-3584, [email protected], both of ARAMARK

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