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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Northern Illinois University
SoleSource #bjm119867
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award InfoPublished Monday January 3, 2011
Awarded to:
Vendor: Educational Advisory Board, Washington, DC
Amount: $115,000
An estimated start date of 12/13/2010 through 12/13/2012, 24 months
8 one-year
Renewal options are subject to an annual cost being based on an increase by a percentage equal to the percent change in the CPI.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, November 23, 2010
The University awarded a contract for Graduation Success Research Collaborative to Educational Advisory Board, Washington, DC, for $115,000.
The University intends to enter into a collaborative partnership with Educational Advisory Board as a development partner in a graduation success initiative in which we will have access to a web-based student degree tracking system and to assist in the further development of the system.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the University is a participating member of the Education Advisory Board and wishes to participate in a project with other similar institutions for the development of a data collection system designed to improve student access.

For additional information, contact:
Becky May
Phone: (815) 753-1594

A public hearing will be held at which interested parties may testify for or against the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing is to receive information from the public in a reasonable manner. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. The hearing panel will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. Interested parties wishing to comment for or against the determination may do so in writing or in person. If you wish to testify, prior registration is requested to ensure adequate time is allowed for all parties.

December 8, 2010
9:00 AM
Northern Illinois University
Procurement Services
Lowden Hall 107
DeKalb, IL
Becky May
Phone:(815) 753-1594
Fax:(815) 753-6800
Date, time, and location are subject to change. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
December 7, 2010
Register with:
Becky May
Phone:(815) 753-1594
Fax:(815) 753-6800

Written comments may be submitted in lieu of or in addition to oral testimony. All such comments shall be considered public record and open to review by the public. Written comments must be received no later than December 7, 2010.

Any party who wishes to testify must register in advance to guarantee an opportunity to testify. Individuals who have not registered in advance may be heard, time permitting, at the discretion of the Hearing Officer. An individual will be heard only once on a particular item.

Proceedings from the meeting will be available for download following the hearing date.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

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Sole Source Justification
  • bjm119867EducAdvisBoardSSPartII.pdf (234 KB)
  • bjm119867EducationalAdvisorBoardPart1.pdf (219 KB)
Public Hearing Documents
  • bjm119867EducAdvisoryBoardHearingdoc120810.pdf (109 KB)