Barnes & Noble to Manage Trinity Washington University Bookstore

July 13, 2011

Trinity Washington University entered into an agreement with Barnes & Noble College to manage its bookstore operations, beginning July 5, 2011.

“Trinity appreciates the opportunity to move forward with Barnes & Noble,” said Dr. Virginia Broaddus, provost and vice president for academic affairs. “The company’s commitment to ensuring that all students receive outstanding service in an environment that keeps pace with the many changes in university bookstores is consistent with our dedication to providing a stellar education.”

Trinity Schools & Programs

Trinity, which was founded in 1897 by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, is located in Washington, D.C. and has an annual enrollment of more than 2,300 students.

Trinity’s four schools offer both undergraduate and graduate degrees in a variety of academic areas:

  • The College of Arts and Sciences ─  Trinity’s historic women’s college offering a number of academic programs, including criminal justice, forensic psychology, journalism, and business economics.
  • Trinity’s School of Education ─ Offers coeducational graduate degree programs in education, counseling, curriculum design, and educational administration. Through its Continuing Education Program, it also offers 300 professional development courses enrolling 4,000 education professionals each year.
  • The School of Professional Studies ─ Offers undergraduate and graduate degrees designed for women and men seeking to advance or change their careers. Degrees offered include: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Master of Science Administration (M.S.A.), Master of Arts in Communication, and a Master of Science in Information Security Management.
  • School of Nursing and Health Professions─ Offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) program in both a prelicensure track and for registered nurses. The coeducational school plans to extend its offerings in 2011 and 2012.

Nationwide, Barnes & Noble College operates more than 630 college and university bookstores across the country, with 44 in the Washington, D.C. / Virginia / Maryland area including Northern Virginia Community College, George Mason University, and the University of Maryland. We are committed to providing all of our campus communities with an outstanding retail experience and delivering the next generation of educational content.

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