September 30, 2005
Colleges Avoid Some Outsourcing
Colleges and universities are not afraid to let outsiders run their bookstores, dining operations, or janitorial services, but many struggle with outsourcing other functions out of a feared loss of identity, community, and collegiality, according to a report released last week by the Institute for Higher Education Policy.
The report, "Is Outsourcing Part of the Solution to the Higher-Education Cost Dilemma?," examines institutions' attitudes toward hiring a third party to provide a
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