Frederick, Md., August 27, 2007 — Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid management software solutions for higher education institutions, today announced that Carnegie Mellon University´s H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management has selected Regent Enterprise as its financial aid management solution.

"The mission of the Heinz School financial aid office is to guide and assist students in securing the financial means to pursue higher education. With varying student needs and a diverse array of Heinz School academic programs throughout the world, Regent Enterprise is the tool that gives us the flexibility to face the complex challenges of delivering financial aid to our students in an ever-changing, global environment," said Betty Casale, the Heinz School´s Director of Financial Aid. "We have selected Regent Enterprise not only for its many functional advantages, but also because we see Regent as a strategic partner who will support our institutional goals and the Heinz School´s reputation for excellence."

Located in Pittsburgh, PA, Carnegie Mellon University has achieved a world-renowned reputation as a leader in education, research, and innovation. As one of seven Carnegie Mellon schools, the Heinz School is one of the top graduate schools in the country with its major strength uniquely focused at the intersection of policy, management and information technology. The Heinz School offers graduate programs in public policy and management, arts management, health care policy and management, medical management, entertainment industry management, information technology and information systems management. In addition to full-time, on campus programs in Pittsburgh and Adelaide, Australia, the Heinz School offers graduate-level programs to nontraditional students through part-time on-campus and distance programs, customized programs delivered virtually anywhere in the world, and executive education programs for senior managers.

"We are honored to work with such a prestigious institution as Carnegie Mellon and the Heinz School," said Michael Ratti, Regent´s CEO. "We would like to welcome our new graduate school partner to the Regent family."

The Heinz School will be deploying Regent Enterprise this year. Regent Enterprise Financial Aid Management System will provide the Heinz School with the tools to automate and manage every aspect of the financial aid life cycle–providing critical information to help them reach their strategic goals. Key benefits include ease of use, flexibility and scalability through its 100% web based technology. In addition, Regent Enterprise´s open standards architecture for rapid implementation ensures fast return on investment.

About the Heinz School

The Heinz School exists to improve the ability of public, not-for-profit and private organizations to address the most difficult challenges facing society, as well as to strengthen and exploit its cultural resources through skilled leadership and management. Founded in 1968 at a time when the problems of society burst into public view in the form of violent urban unrest, the school set as its purpose an aggressive effort to understand the causes of critical social problems and to train men and women through masters and doctoral programs to use new knowledge and technology to bring about positive change. The Heinz School approaches these societal challenges through a distinctive educational process that integrates policy, management and information technology and provides real life experiences enabling students to immediately address needs in communities and throughout the world. The Heinz School´s success is reflected in the contributions our more than 5,000 graduates have made to society, through their work in international, national, state and local public agencies, not-for-profit organizations, and private corporations.

About Regent

With more than 30 years of financial aid software experience, Regent has become an industry-leading provider of financial aid management software. Our web-based, easy-to-use solutions interoperate with and enhance any student information system. The result: greater efficiencies, error reduction, and the enhancement of service provided to students – all equating to a positive, measurable Return on Investment (ROI) within the first year. Regent software automates and streamlines key financial aid processes, such as packaging, awarding, tracking, reporting and disbursements. Designed and built for the financial aid and enrollment management community, Regent enables institutions to execute their financial aid strategy, and enables the 21st century student to access information – anytime, anywhere, any device, in any language. Regent Education is located at: 47 E. South Street, Suite 201, Frederick, MD, 21701. Telephone: (800) 639-0927. Web site: . For more information, email .

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