I have recently been working with the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) on their Supplier Diversity Initiative. Our overall goal is to ensure that KCTCS meets their 2010-2016 Strategic Plan goals to “reflect the diversity of the students and employees of our 16 colleges and the citizens of the Commonwealth of Kentucky”.
The overall goal was to report to the colleges their overall spend with diverse vendors. The report categories included: African American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Other, Woman Owned, Physically Disabled, and Veteran. Our challenge was the fact that the majority of the spend was with the Procurement Card which was not stored in PeopleSoft. Read more