ERIC Number: ED405787
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Peterson's Contract Services for Higher Education. The Directory of Outsource Service Vendors for Colleges and Universities.
Peterson's Guides, Inc., Princeton, NJ.
This directory provides information on various types of contract and outsourcing services available to colleges and universities. It contains profiles of approximately 2,000 service providers in 16 major categories: academic services, such as admissions, media and video conferencing, and testing; administrative services; advertising and marketing; athletics/sports; auxiliary services such as bookstores, vending machines, laundry, and housing; computer facilities and information systems; development and public relations, including fund raising, printing, and institutional research; distributors and wholesalers for commercial and industrial equipment and supplies; financial aid-related services; accounting, financial, and investment services; legal services; library resources; personnel services, including benefits administration, retirement programs, and executive recruitment; plant services, such as maintenance, building design, and security; student services, such as substance abuse programs and medical services. Preceding the listings is a brief essay on the pros and cons of, and the decision process involved in, contract management. Indexes include: a detailed services index; service suppliers and contact names; company listing by location; and a list of college and university business officers. (CH)
Descriptors: Building Operation, Business Administration, Educational Administration, Educational Facilities Planning, Higher Education, Personnel Management, School Administration, School Business Officials, School Maintenance
Peterson's Guides, Customer Service, P.O. Box 2123, Princeton, NJ 08543-2123; phone: 800-338-3282 ($89.95).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Peterson's Guides, Inc., Princeton, NJ.