SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 5, 2013
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (302) 283-8000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
Item 8.01 Other Events
On February 5, 2013, the Board of Directors of SLM Corporation: (i) authorized a $400 million share repurchase program to purchase its outstanding shares of common stock; (ii) approved increasing its quarterly common stock dividend to $0.15 per share; and (iii) set the date for its 2013 annual meeting of shareholders.
A press release announcing the above was issued and is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.