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Cresap Report to the University of Cincinnati

 Collection
Identifier: UA-01-61

Scope and Content

This collection consists of a 1988 report compiled by Cresap, a consulting firm hired by the University of Cincinnati to find ways to reduce costs. The collection also includes the responses of the University Librarian, the University Library faculty, and the Faculty Senate to the report along with other correspondence concerning the report and the possible ramifications of its implementation.

Dates

  • 1988

Creator

Language of Materials

The records are in English

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

History of the Cresap Report

In 1988, the University of Cincinnati hired Cresap, a consulting company to find ways to reduce costs in the administration of the University. Cresap submitted their study to the University in August of 1988. The report made 170 recommendations that would result in a savings of $11 million. The report suggested the elimination of a number of administrative and staff positions including 40 positions in the University Libraries alone.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet

Overview

This collection consists of a 1988 report compiled by Cresap, a consulting firm hired by the University of Cincinnati to find ways to reduce costs. The collection also includes the responses of the University Librarian, the University Library faculty, and the Faculty Senate to the report along with other correspondence concerning the report.

Statement of Arrangement

The collection is arranged into folders by material type.

Physical Location

Archives and Rare Books Library
Title
Finding aid for the Cresap Report to the University of Cincinnati, 1988
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Finding aid prepared by Suzanne Maggard
Date
2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Rare Books Library Repository

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