1224C Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame, IN 46556
o: (574) 631-4037
e: lpurdy1@nd.edu

Lee Purdy Portrait


In coordination with the Director and Senior Accounting Specialist, Lee is responsible for general and strategic financial analysis to aid in the development of the Library budget (approximately $27 million) with a focus on the materials acquisitions budget. He also serves as a liaison to Program Directors and Selectors to aid with budget questions and guidance.


  • Assists with the preparation of the Library‚Äôs materials acquisition budget (approximately $11 million)
  • Designs reports to aid in financial monitoring and planning
  • Partners with several program directors to provide financial guidance for their budgets

Analysis & Planning

  • Assists the Director with strategic financial planning
  • Identifies, develops, and recommends suggestions for process improvements
  • Develops ad hoc reports on an as needed basis


  • Manages the year-end process for closing the Acquisitions budget and rolling it over into the next fiscal year
  • Manages payments of electronic products and use of ProCards for Acquisitions
  • Works with Selectors to manage available funds