The Purchasing Department is a division of The Business Office. The function of the Purchasing Department is the organization and administration of centralized purchasing services for all departments of the University. In providing these services, in accordance with sound business practices, the office seeks to realize for the University, the maximum value for every dollar expended.
This office is responsible for securing competitive bids when possible, maintaining liaisons with vendors, coordinating the procurement of goods and services, developing sources of supply, and maintaining written guidelines in the interest of Lewis University. The department also performs the function of budget administration through a funds checking procedure.
Jennifer Skvarla – Director of Operations & Purchasing