Press Releases

 

E&I Distributes $2.3 Million to Members in the Form of Patronage Refunds

Higher Education and K-12 institutions benefit from extra dollars in a time of budget constraints September 9, 2020 – E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) is returning more than $2.3 million to members in the form of patronage refunds. As a member-owned, non-profit purchasing cooperative, E&I distributes a percentage of its net...

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E&I Launches PPE Marketplace

Marketplace to serve as one-stop-shop for E&I member institutions to source PPE September 2, 2020 – E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) has launched its online PPE Marketplace. This one-stop-shop allows E&I member institutions in higher ed and K-12 to pre-order a variety of PPE products, including masks, gloves, gowns, face shields,...

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E&I Cooperative Services Joins e-Literate’s Empirical Educator Project

Collaboration will Support COVID-Related Procurement for Education July 30, 2020 –E&I Cooperative Services (E&I), the only member-owned, non-profit sourcing cooperative focused solely on education, has formed a strategic partnership with e-Literate, an organization dedicated to helping higher education enable more students to succeed. E&I will be contributing its Recovery Solutions Navigator...

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E&I Names New Members to National Coalition on Enterprise Systems & Services

Coalition Brings Together Higher Education Technology Leaders to Effect Positive Industry Change July 7, 2020 – E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) has named two new members to its National Coalition on Enterprise Systems & Services. Joining the Coalition are Jennifer Adling, Chief Procurement Officer, Texas Tech University and Mary Dukakis, Vice President, Facilities...

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E&I Awards Contract to Bottom Line Concepts

Agreement will help E&I members reduce utility costs May 12, 2020 – E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) and Bottom Line Concepts (BLC) have signed a contract that will help drive cost savings for E&I members on electric and gas expenses. E&I members in higher education and K-12 can now take advantage...

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E&I Cooperative Services Announces 12th Annual Business Partner Awards

Medline, CDW-G, B&H Photo Video, and Humanscale Honored for Exceptional Contributions April 14, 2020 – E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) has named the winners of its 12th annual Business Partner Awards. These awards are presented to contracted E&I suppliers who have demonstrated extraordinary dedication and commitment to E&I’s higher education and...

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E&I Board Names Eric Frank as New Chief Executive Officer

Frank to Drive Strategic Growth for E&I and its Members in Education March 16, 2020 – E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) has named Eric Frank as its next Chief Executive Officer following the retirement of Tom Fitzgerald, who led the Cooperative in this role for 22 years. This decision came after the...

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E&I Announces 2019 Cloud Leadership Award Winners At Educause Annual Conference

Winners recognized for innovative and effective use of cloud solutions in higher education October 28, 2019 – E&I Cooperative Services (E&I), the nation’s only member-owned, non-profit purchasing cooperative focused exclusively on serving the needs of education, announced the winners of the third annual E&I Cloud Leadership Awards during a ceremony...

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