University of Akron to outsource dining

University of Akron to outsource dining

Move is part of three-year, $40 million cost reduction initiative.

The University of Akron (UA) will contract out its dining services as part of a sweeping three-year cost-cutting program totaling $40 million in budget reductions. The plan also includes the immediate termination of the baseball program and the elimination of 215 staff positions.

The preparation of an RFP for an outside contractor to run the campus dining program for the first time in the school’s 145-year history was

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