Creighton University’s Purchasing Department has received the 16th Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award (AEP) for 2011 from the National Purchasing Institute (NPI). The award recognizes organizational excellence in procurement by measuring innovation, professionalism, e-procurement, productivity and leadership. Creighton is one of 20 higher education institutions to receive the award this year.
The program was established in 1995 by the National Purchasing Institute. The award is sponsored by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM), the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO), the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP), the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP), the California Association of Public Procurement Officers (CAPPO), Florida Association of Public Procurement Officers (FAPPO), and the Texas Public Purchasing Association (TxPPA).