About this contract

In the words of BarkleyREI:

Founded in 1998 in Pittsburgh, PA, BarkleyREI is a full-service website design and digital marketing agency employing a staff of over 30 full-time professionals.

Our successful track record within the higher education space spans more than 15 years, working with over 85 institutions on the completion of more than 100 large-scale website redesign and development projects.

We are expert implementers of both Drupal and Cascade CMS solutions.  In respect to our experience with the Hannon Hill Cascade CMS, we have completed two dozen full scale website redesign projects within higher education and other industries.  In 2015, we were the recipient of Hannon Hill’s Cassie Awards for the Best New Higher Education Website and the Most Innovative Use of Cascade Server. 

Our core services include

  • Digital Branding
  • Website Accessibility Consulting
  • Content Strategy
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Website Design and Development
  • Application and Database Development
  • Digital Marketing
  • Analytics
  • Hosting 

Contracted services

  • Cascade*
  • Drupal*

*hosting available

Site examples

How to use this contract

BarkleyREI is one of six web design and development suppliers that may be used by all MSU departments. The suppliers were selected through a competitive bid process and it is not necessary to bid your project again. However, it may be appropriate to bid projects of significant value. If you would like to conduct a formal bid, please contact the contract manager.

To begin work:

  1. Initiate a requisition in the Kuali Finance System (KFS) for any dollar amount.
  2. Attach the quote(s) provided from the supplier in the notes and attachments section of the requisition.
  3. Once the requisition is approved by your fiscal officer, the purchase order will be issued to the supplier—typically within one to three business days.


For a rate sheet, please contact the contract manager or request an estimate/quote from the supplier.

Contract term

Contracts will be approximately three to five years in length, beginning summer 2016.

Commodities:Web Design and Development

Contact Information

Shane Pryal
C: (412) 298-5898

Michigan State University
Contract Manager
Susan House
(517) 884-6165