Finance

An Outsourcing Deal as Big as Texas May Have Even Wider Appeal

Photos by John Everett

About 1,600 landscaping, maintenance, and food-service workers at Texas A&M U., including these men on the flagship campus at College Station, got a new employer when their jobs were outsourced to Compass Group USA.
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Universities routinely contract out aspects of their operations, but few have been as ambitious as Texas A&M, which outsourced all of its flagship's dining and facilities services to Compass Group USA this summer for an estimated $260-million in...

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