Barnes & Noble College Chosen to Manage Donohue’s Bookstore at Lasell College

August 13, 2013

Lasell College


Lasell College has chosen Barnes & Noble College to manage its campus store, Donohue’s Bookstore. With a focus on access and affordability, Barnes & Noble College is recognized for its innovative programs and solutions, deep student and faculty insights, and advanced technologies.

“This partnership is a great opportunity to support student success at Lasell College,” said Max J. Roberts, CEO of Barnes & Noble College. “We’re looking forward to working with the entire Lasell community to offer a dynamic campus store, focused on delivering a retail and digital learning experience that will support Lasell students, faculty, staff and alumni.”

In Store and Online

Lasell CollegeLasell College students will enjoy a campus bookstore that reflects the Lasell brand, including a wide selection of spirit apparel, school supplies, and gifts for alumni, friends and family. Barnes & Noble College offers the industry’s largest selection of course materials in a variety of cost-saving formats, including rental, used, digital and new — ensuring students have access to the options that best suit their needs. Faculty will also have access to a groundbreaking online community, FacultyEnlight, a streamlined textbook adoption platform that combines advanced search capabilities with detailed information on course material formats, pricing and reviews by other faculty.

In addition to management of the physical bookstore location, Barnes & Noble College will also operate the college’s bookstore website at, delivering an innovative customized shopping experience and giving students, faculty and alumni the choice and convenience to shop in-store or online for their course materials and Lasell merchandise.

Lasell College is one of 28 higher education institutions Barnes & Noble College partners with in the state of Massachusetts, including Harvard University, Wellesley College and Simmons College. Nationwide, Barnes & Noble College operates more than 700 campus stores.

“Where the Classroom is the Real World”

Lasell College (LC) is a private, non-sectarian, coeducational college located on 50 acres in Newton, Massachusetts – eight miles outside of downtown Boston. Lasell has an enrollment of just over 1,600 undergraduates and over 330 graduate students and offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional fields of study. An innovator in education for over 150 years, Lasell College offers a “commitment to vibrant, relevant scholarship that reaches beyond classroom walls and into the real world.”

Donahue’s Bookstore at Lasell College is located at 131 Woodland Road, Campus Center,
Newton, MA. For more information, contact the bookstore at 617-243-2183 or visit the bookstore online at