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Southern Illinois University Carbondale
SoleSource #R372058-0004S
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Change Order
Published Friday June 30, 2017
Vendor: Education Advisory Board
Change Order Amount: $0

Due to budget constraints, it was advised and recommended by administration not to proceed with this purchase at this time.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Margaret van Dijk.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Tuesday May 30, 2017
Awarded to:
Vendor: Education Advisory Board, Washington, DC
Amount: $437,500
An estimated start date of 6/1/2017 through 4/30/2022, 66 months
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
The hearing has been cancelled
Published Tuesday May 30, 2017
The hearing was cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Tuesday, May 9, 2017
The University awarded a contract for Academic Performance Solutions (APS) to Education Advisory Board, Washington, DC, for $437,500.
The Academic Performance Solutions (APS) is a cloud-based product which provides an impartial, consistent view of program performance(cost/benefit, comparison of efficiencies, etc.) across campus departments as well as a comparison between SIU Carbondale and other APS-participating schools.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the item or service is copyrighted or patented and is not available except from the holder of the copyright or patent.

For additional information, contact:
Betty Rouse
Phone: (618) 453-5751
FAX: (618) 453-6714
State Purchasing Officer - Shirley Webb

We will hold a public hearing at the date, time and location specified below, if we receive a request to testify regarding the sole source determination. We will also hold a hearing if any vendor submits a signed statement showing the capability to provide the stated supplies/services at or below the amount indicated.

The public hearing allows any interested party the opportunity to 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 officer will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. After conclusion of the hearing we will decide whether the sole source determination was appropriate.

We must receive any request to testify and any vendor statement no later than the registration date and time indicated below. If we do not receive a timely request or statement, we will not hold the hearing. We reserve the right to cancel the procurement prior to any scheduled hearing. Please confirm the status of the hearing with the Hearing Contact.

May 24, 2017
2:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Jenessa Conner
Phone:(217) 299-3957
Date, time, and location are subject to change and/or cancellation. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
May 19, 2017
Register with:
Jenessa Conner
Phone:(217) 299-3957

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Sole Source Justification
  • R372058-0004S.PDF (382 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • R372058-0004SPart2.pdf (42 KB)