Illinois State University
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: EAB Global, Inc, Charlotte, NC
Amount: An estimated $149,515
An estimated start date of 6/28/2019 through 6/30/2022
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, June 18, 2019
The University awarded a contract for Academic Affairs Forum Membership.
Illinois State University will enter an agreement to become a member of the EAB Academic Affairs Forum to share strategies and data relating to academic planning and strategy, improving student outcomes, promoting curricular and innovation, optimization of academic resource allocation, and accelerated changes. The term of this membership is June 28, 2019 - June 30, 2022.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for membership in professional, academic, research, or athletic organizations on behalf of a public institution of higher education, an employee of a public institution of higher education, or a student at a public institution of higher education. (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b)(1)) The Office of the Provost desires membership to promote academic leadership and strategy within Illinois State University.
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