Fairleigh Dickinson University and CardSmith Sign Long-term Contract by plj11999

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									   Fairleigh Dickinson University and CardSmith
         Sign Long-term Contract Extension
Teaneck, N.J. (June 29, 2009) — Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) and CardSmith
LLC today announced a multi-year renewal and extension of their campus card-services
agreement. Under the agreement, CardSmith provides Fairleigh Dickinson and its
Teaneck and Madison, N.J., campuses with a comprehensive management service for the
Fairleigh 1Card, the university’s multi-application ID card.

The card features a prepaid flexible spending account — 1Card Cash — that students,
faculty and staff can use to make purchases at the campus bookstore, dining locations,
copy centers, vending machines and business offices and at participating off-campus
businesses surrounding both campuses. Fairleigh 1Card is also used to control spending
for fuel and related purchases for university vehicles and for customized spending plans
for scholar-athletes.

“The Fairleigh 1Card has flourished in the last few years due in large part to our
relationship with CardSmith, and we are pleased to enter into this long-term agreement
extension,” said Robert Valenti, FDU Assistant Vice President for Administration. “The
program has become an important part of university life, popular with our students,
parents, staff and others. This agreement ensures that our campus communities will
continue to enjoy the services CardSmith provides on terms that are transparent and
favorable to the university.”

“We are extremely pleased to extend our relationship with Fairleigh Dickinson
University,” said CardSmith President Jay P. Summerall. “FDU was one of our very first
clients, and our business partnership has grown better and stronger with time. CardSmith
looks forward to continuing our work with the FDU team and to the continued success of
the Fairleigh 1Card program.”

About FDU:

New Jersey’s largest private university, Fairleigh Dickinson has two campuses in
northern New Jersey (College at Florham in Madison, NJ, and the Metropolitan Campus
in Teaneck, NJ) as well as campuses in Wroxton, England, and Vancouver, British
Columbia, Canada. Dedicated to the preparation of world citizens through global
education, the University features more than 100 degree programs and a nationally
acclaimed Core curriculum. It was the first traditional university to require that all
undergraduate students take one distance-learning course per year. A central part of the
distance-learning initiative is the creation of Global Virtual Faculty™ — scholars and
practitioners from throughout the world who contribute to online courses via the Internet.

About CardSmith:

CardSmith LLC, based in Doylestown, PA, is a campus card-solutions company serving
educational institutions, students, parents and campus service providers nationwide. The
company provides the market’s only turn-key card program management solution,
delivering superior capability, service and performance for a fraction of the cost of legacy
campus card systems and management models.

For more information, please visit www.card-smith.com.

Contacts:
Donna Franklin, VP Marketing & Communications
dfranklin@card-smith.com
973-224-2529

								
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