URS Information Systems (URS) is Awarded Massachusetts Higher Education
Consortium (MHEC) Bid for 2003-2004
URS has been awarded the bid for the MHEC bid for Computers, Peripherals & Enhancements
for the 2003-04 academic year. URS will design and deploy best-of-breed storage solutions
for the member universities.
The Massachusetts Higher Education Consortium (MHEC) is one of the leading group
purchasing organizations in the country. Established in 1976, as an off-shoot of
the Five College Purchasing Group (Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke
College, Smith College, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst), it now provides
contract management for 83 public and private colleges and universities in the Commonwealth
of Massachusetts. The MHEC is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization operating solely for the
benefit of higher education in the Commonwealth. Contract sales volumes for FY01 totaled
more than $153,000,000.