About Us

This department administers purchasing activities for the University organization. Procurement transactions include commodities, equipment, software, furnishings, construction/renovation, and professional/artistic services. Procurement operations also include administration of the commercial credit card (P-card) program, rules and procedures of the Illinois Procurement Code, the Minority and Female Business Enterprise Act, and coordination of purchases with the Illinois Procurement Policies Board.

Procurement Staff

Staff Directory

Procurement Manager

Kent Clapsaddle
Lowden Hall, Room 107
(815) 753-6107

Director, Procurement and Strategic Sourcing

Michele Danza 
Lowden Hall, Room 107 
(815) 753-1594 

Associate Director, Contracts Management

Antoinette Bridges
(815) 753-6727

Associate Director, Contracts Management

Norma J. Sutton
(815) 753-6728

Fax: (815) 753-6800