A group of students and others concerned about early plans to possibly outsource additional jobs at the University of Texas on Tuesday asked for transparency and a seat at the discussion table.
In January, a committee convened to offer advice on how to improve UT’s business operations submitted a list of ideas it said could save more than $490 million over a decade. The recommendations to UT President Bill Powers included privatizing parking and on-campus dining services,as well as a proposal to sell excess electricity generated by the university’s power plant.
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UT efficiency recommendations
A 13-member panel of business leaders found that the University of Texas could save as much as $490 million in the next 10 years by tightening up some of its administrative operations. See a copy of its report and previous American-Statesman coverage at http://bit.ly/14s1qWi.