The data complied assumes that classification information supplied by vendors is accurate and that this information is correctly input and compiled in the BANNER database.
- Inform the campus community on the needs and capabilities of small, disadvantaged, and women-owned businesses.
- To increase participation of small, disadvantaged, and women-owned business concerns in the Colgate University procurement process.
The Colgate University Purchasing Department will continue to collect and compile vendor data related to the business classifications of vendors providing services and goods to the university. By doing so, the above data will continue to become available on an annual basis to monitor and highlight program trends.
The above goals are an effort to demonstrate that the Purchasing Department and the Colgate community can effectively include Historically Underutilized Businesses in the procurement process.