Customer panel: How three institutions utilise Ellucian Purchase


With the right tools, higher education finance and procurement departments can find untapped opportunities for huge institutional savings, rescue faculty and staff from administrative bureaucracy, obtain better pricing from every vendor, and save valuable budget dollars—all while increasing visibility and control for administrators.

Watch the Ellucian team and our distinguished customer panel to learn how leading institutions use Ellucian Purchase to drive real savings and maintain an accurate picture of the organisation’s spend for unparalleled visibility and control throughout the procure-to-pay process. Panel topics include information on how you can:

  • Automatically drive purchases to negotiated contracts
  • Automatically check for budget availability on new purchases
  • Verify buyer authority for the intended budget allocation
  • Provide full transparency for finance and administrators by streamlining more transactions through the Ellucian ERP as the database of record


Bill Lyle, Director of Purchasing, Delaware Valley University

Daniella Vizziello, Strategic Purchasing, Quinnipiac University

Eric Swanson, Strategic Buyer, Quinnipiac University

Kevin Stevens, Executive Director for Procurement Services, University of Alabama

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