NORWALK, Conn. —  

Xerox announced today a new agreement with the Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) to provide workflow automation solutions, managed print services (MPS), office equipment and production presses to the 12 member states of the Compact, as well as states in sister compacts: the New England Board of Higher Education, the Southern Regional Education Board and the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education. The contract was awarded to Xerox following an open and competitive sourcing event.

“Educational institutions continue to struggle with budget uncertainties while embracing a path of digital transformation through technology,” said Larry Isaak, MHEC president. “We actively sought a partner who could deliver the digital strategies and cost-effective solutions to all educational institutions, both large and small. Xerox responded with a turnkey solution that will enable us to take advantage of the company’s wide-ranging portfolio of products and services—all under one contract.”

MHEC includes 12 Midwestern states (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin). By using the Compact’s programs and contracts, public and private not-for-profit education institutions, school districts, and state and local governments have achieved significant cost savings, and have benefited from collective knowledge and best practice solutions.

“Partnering with MHEC means we can help educational institutions streamline their work processes, better manage data and support the important day-to-day work of their faculty, students and staff,” said Ted Dezvane, senior vice president, Managed Document Services, Xerox. “By purchasing from the MHEC contract, educational institutions can use the time and resources spent on product acquisition to focus on the mission at task: educating the next generation.”

Xerox’s MPS and workflow automation offerings address the needs of both large enterprise and small-to medium-size business customers facing the challenges of digital transformation today. From workflow automation to analytics, Xerox helps customers reach sustainability goals, gain greater visibility and control of document processes and costs, and improve security through the latest authentication, encryption and virus protection technology.

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About Xerox
Xerox Corporation is a technology leader that innovates the way the world communicates, connects and works. We understand what’s at the heart of sharing information – and all of the forms it can take. We embrace the integration of paper and digital, the increasing requirement for mobility, and the need for seamless integration between work and personal worlds. Every day, our innovative print technologies and intelligent work solutions help people communicate and work better. Discover more at and follow us on Twitter at @Xerox.

About Midwestern Higher Education Compact
Legislatively created, the Midwestern Higher Education Compact’s purpose is to provide greater higher education opportunities and services in the Midwestern region. Collectively MHEC creates solutions that build higher education’s capacity to better serve individuals, institutions, and states by leveraging the region’s resources, expertise, ideas, and experiences through multi-state: convening, programs, research, and contracts. Member states are: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

Additional contract details and eligibility information can be found on the MHECtech website (, or contact Nathan Sorensen, director of government contracts, at +1-612-677-2767.