UK Dining Services

UK Perspectives
11:09 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Eric Monday On UK's Aramark Partnership

Credit uky.edu

Food for thought on this edition of UK Perspectives. Finance VP Eric Monday joins us once again, this time with the specifics surrounding UK’s new $250M partnership to provide dining services on campus which, according to President Capilouto, “is about stirring human transformation through creating community.”

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5:00 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

Aramark Deal Marks Latest Move Toward Privatization At UK

UK's Apothecary Cafe
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The UK Board of Trustees is moving forward with a 15-year, $250 million dollar contract with private dining services provider Aramark.

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Local/Regional News
4:13 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

UK To Pursue Public Private Partnership For Dining Services

After studying the situation for more than a year, UK officials are ready to move ahead with a plan to privatize on campus dining services.

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2:43 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Students Mount "Zombie" Protest Against Privatized Dining

UK student Autumn Murphy (foreground) goes zombie to protest efforts to privatize dining services on campus
Credit Josh James / WUKY

Demonstrations against privatization of University of Kentucky’s dining services continued Monday.

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6:41 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

UK Continues Dining Privatization Talks, Students Protest

Student protesters unfurl a banner in UK's Patterson Office Tower.
Credit Josh James / WUKY

Discussions between the UK and companies interested in providing dining services for the school continue – as do protests from student activists.

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3:53 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

Students Protest Privatization Of UK Dining Services

Students opposed to plans to privatize UK dining services led a small protest Wednesday before meeting with UK president Eli Capilouto.

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7:32 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

UK Holds Final Public Meeting Before Private Dining Services Proposal Deadline

Thursday will mark the deadline for private dining services companies to submit proposals to the University of Kentucky.

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1:14 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

UK Seeking Outside Vendors To Operate Dining Services

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The University of Kentucky began accepting bids to operate its dining services Thursday. 

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1:29 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

UK Weighing Privatizing Dining Services, Growing Partnerships With Local Farmers

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The University of Kentucky made headlines for privatizing its residence halls last year. Now the university’s dining services could be next in line. UK is set to solicit proposals from companies interested in operating campus dining services.

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