ERIC Number: EJ524746
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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When Your Dorms Become Their Business.
Biddison, Gail B.; Hier, Thomas C.
Trusteeship, v4 n3 p19-23 May-Jun 1996
As more colleges and universities consider privatization of college housing, without many existing models to observe, institutions are encouraged to consider these issues before making a decision: in loco parentis responsibility; legal liability; shared obligations; financial arrangements and performance criteria; vendor responsibility for capital improvements; cash flow, working capital, and capitalization; and staffing and supervision. (MSE)
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Capital Outlay (for Fixed Assets), College Administration, College Housing, Compensation (Remuneration), Dormitories, Educational Economics, Higher Education, In Loco Parentis, Legal Responsibility, Money Management, Privatization, Program Effectiveness, School Business Relationship, School Responsibility, Supervision
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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