Barnes & Noble College Partners with Muskingum University

April 29, 2013

Muskingum University


Barnes & Noble College is proud to announce it has partnered with Muskingum University to operate its on-campus bookstore, beginning June 12.

“We’re proud to have formed this new partnership with such a dynamic university,” said Max J. Roberts, President & CEO, Barnes & Noble College. “The new bookstore will fully support Muskingum University’s long-held belief in educating ‘the whole person.’ Together, we will help to ensure each student reaches his or her fullest potential.”

Community of Learners

Muskingum UniversityMuskingum University students will enjoy a campus bookstore that reflects the Muskingum brand, including a wide selection of school spirit apparel, supplies, and gifts for alumni, friends and family. Course materials will be offered in variety of cost-saving options including rental, digital, used and new formats ensuring students have access to the formats that best suit their needs. Faculty will also have access to a new groundbreaking online community with FacultyEnlight™. This digital tool is a streamlined textbook adoption platform that combines advanced search capabilities with detailed information on course material formats, pricing and reviews by other faculty.

The new Barnes & Noble College campus bookstore will work closely with the Muskingum University community to establish a strong social media presence on Facebook that reflects local events and promotions. In addition, the new bookstore team will reach out to both faculty and student organizations to ensure these groups are able to leverage the full resources the new bookstore has to offer.

The Barnes & Noble College transition team will begin work on a seamless transition to ensure an optimal in-store and online shopping experience for the Muskingum University campus.

Proud Heritage

Founded in 1837, Muskingum University is a private, four-year comprehensive college located in New Concord, Ohio, sixty miles east of the state capital of Columbus. Approximately 1,700 undergraduate students are currently enrolled in more than 40 academic majors. New programs have recently been launched in digital media design, criminal justice, engineering and nursing. Muskingum’s excellence is measured most significantly by its alumni, who have served the world as CEO’s of major corporations, major media figures, scientists, educators, and civic and religious leaders. Most notable, U.S. Senator and astronaut John Glenn graduated from Muskingum University in 1943.