Contract Number: EI00169
Contract Date: 02/01/2022 – 01/31/2027
Agreement: Competitive
Renewals: 1 5-year renewal remaining
eProcurement: N/A
RFP Number & Name: 683547 / General Consulting Services


The AArete contract connects E&I members with this professional services firm lending expertise in the areas of financial, administrative, and academic consulting, with strengths in business process transformation, change management, and technology optimization to improve financial performance, process efficiency, sustainability, and supplier diversity.

AArete understands the unique challenges that university leaders face today. With over 15 years of experience, AArete has developed a suite of tailored solutions that empower universities to navigate change and excel in an ever-evolving landscape. They are committed to delivering results-driven strategies and innovative approaches that cater to the specific needs and challenges E&I members face, and then help you implement solutions for optimal ROI.

Contract Highlights
  • Proven track record of collaboration with universities nationwide, including campus safety, knowledge management strategy, vendor/procurement optimization, labor efficiency, and more
  • Spend Management & Cost Containment: maximize the value of every dollar through strategic cost reduction, utilization management, and efficient resource allocation
  • Administrative Transformation: modernize administrative processes, streamline operations, and enhance overall productivity
  • Student, Alumni & Donor Engagement: develop and deploy targeted engagement strategies to foster loyalty, boost student experience, and sustain long-term relationships
  • Digital & Technology Services: design and implement digital initiatives that embrace data management, automation, and engagement to elevate your capabilities and reputation
  • ESG, Sustainability & Supplier Diversity: develop and implement sustainability initiatives, ensure compliance with ESG standards, and promote supplier diversity

Supplier Diversity

AArete offers diverse supplier solutions to E&I members. For more information about the available solutions, please contact your dedicated E&I Member Representative.


AArete helps E&I members bring clarity to the impact of and build a practical approach to their ESG targets. Their sustainability experts leverage their AI-powered technology platform to define annual targets, provide targeted initiative recommendations, and automate reporting against targets.

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